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As college text prices soar, students get a rental option

Isaac Tovares and Irene O’Brien stacked rental textbooks at the Boston University Barnes and Noble bookstore. Isaac Tovares and Irene O’Brien stacked rental textbooks at the Boston University Barnes and Noble bookstore. (John Tlumacki/ Globe Staff)
By Tracy Jan
Globe Staff / July 26, 2010

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College students will have new, cheaper alternatives this fall to shelling out hundreds of dollars each semester for textbooks they may never use again. (Full article: 1007 words)

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