Skip to main content
Guides Home

Where To Buy Textbooks: Area Bookstores and Websites

Area bookstores and websites for buying new and used medical textbooks

Find New and Used Textbooks

There is not a dedicated bookstore where students can purchase books on the RowanSOM campus.  The list below are online retailers that sell or rent textbooks, including medical textbooks.  


  • AbeBooks - Great source of used medical/health sciences books. Be careful about ordering from sellers who are far away if you need your book quickly. Check the bookseller’s rating.
  • Amazon - Buy new or used medical/health sciences books from this site. Amazon also offers a discounted prime program for students, See the Amazon Prime Student program site to sign up and get more information.
  • Barnes & Noble - Search for new and used books, including . Order online, or visit their nearby locations including, Deptford, Marlton, Cherry Hill, Moorestown and Philadelphia.  Barnes & Nobles stores do stock some medical and healthcare books and textbooks, but it's recommended you check first, to see if the book you require is in-stock.
  • Campus Book Rentals.Com - Site where you can rent textbooks includes search, rent, receive & return. Requires that you set up an account to provide shipping and contact information. Wide selection of medical, dental, health professions books.
  • Chegg.Com - Search to find the textbooks you need – Rent and pay only for the time you use them – Return – send your books back for free.
  • eCampus.Com - Rentals, used textbooks, new textbooks and eTextbooks. Site provides inexpensive, new and used textbooks and rentals. Includes a textbook buy-back program.
  • Jefferson Medical and Health Sciences Bookstore - The only remaining medical bookstore in the south Jersey/Philadelphia metro area. The store is located in center city Philadelphia at 1009 Chestnut Street, (215) 955-7922, and easily accessible by the PATCO High Speedine.
  • Textbooks.Com - Buy new and used textbooks, rent, download and sell. Includes a best price guarantee and free shipping.
  • Rittenhouse Book Store - Rittenhouse Books specializes in health sciences books and has a wide stock available, and is used by many medical libraries for book purchases. Contact them via the Web site to order textbooks or other monographs, including review books
  • Rowan University Bookstore - The Rowan University bookstore is operated by Barnes and Noble is located in Glassboro, NJ.
  • Search Multiple Dealers
  • BookFinder.com - Search for and compare prices of new and used books from multiple dealers.
  • Direct Textbook Shop for Textbooks - Direct Textbook searches many online bookstores for cheap textbooks. Includes a college textbook buyback price search feature.