I've discovered that the ability to sell books online means that I can buy more books. When buying books, I've become attentive to the resell price.
I've found the ability to resell books makes it possible for me to buy more books. Some of the older, hard to find books hold their value. I've done better buying books, than I have investing in stocks.
Of course a book is just a string of words. The internet was designed for piping strings of words across the wire. A growing area of interest in the eBook. With an eBook, you can download and read the book on purchase.
Better World Books is a site dedicated to improving literacy. The site offers new, used and rare books online. Proceeds from sales help support literacy programs around the world. It is a great place to buy and sell books in a forum that makes a difference.
Zinio is an online magazine stand. This clever program lets people download fully formatted editions of popular magazines. You can browse the magazines by name and subject and stay current of the most important rags in a variety of topics. Zinio readers can subscribe to magazines which will be downloaded to your computer when the magazine hits the stand.
Questia is a subscription service that offers a massive online library full of hard to find and out of print books along with magazine articles from leading scholarly publications. The site includes a number of tools to help you with your research projects. This is a valuable tool for college students and researchers.
Maps.com is the Internet's leading destination for maps, atlases, globes and other navigational aides including digital maps. The site lets you shop for location and map type. You will find maps ranging from a street level to world view. (more bargains)
Barnes and Noble is the world's leading bookstore with a massive selection of popular books and textbooks. The nook book reader is a new product that lets you download and read popular books anywhere. I like Barnes and Noble as I am able to order books online. If there is a problem with the order, I can return the order to my local store.