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Where To Buy Textbooks: Area Bookstores and Websites

Area bookstores and websites for buying new and used medical textbooks

The RowanSOM Library is open to Rowan SOM and GSBS students, faculty, and staff with limited occupancy. Check our COVID-19 page for the status of library operations and services.

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 Campus Store - The only remaining physical University/College bookstore in the south Jersey/Philadelphia metro area that specializes in medical textbooks. The store is located in center city Philadelphia at 1009 Chestnut Street, (215) 955-7922, and easily accessible by the PATCO High Speedine.  (Due to COVID-19 strongly recommend contacting store before visiting.)  
  • 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.
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  • 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.