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167 Post author: lukeprog 16 January 2011 08:30AM

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Comment author: anonym 20 January 2011 05:39:34AM 1 point [-]

There are also price alert services that will email you when a book reaches a certain price. I've found this really useful, because while the latest version of a textbook might be $100 new and $60 used, you can sometimes get the same version used in great condition for much lower than the normal used price, especially after the end of a semester.

This is really useful when you don't need the book soon but know that you'd like to buy it at some point.