Course Books on Reserve at the NCSU Libraries

  • We have at least one copy in Course Reserves of every required textbook for Fall and Spring semester classes (if the instructor notified us of assigned texts).
  • Search the Libraries' catalog by course to find the correct library location for your book.
  • 2-hour loan period.

NC State Bookstores

  • NCSU Bookstores stock all of the textbooks used at NC State University. 
  • Shopping at NCSU bookstores ensures that you'll get the correct edition and correct book for our class. 
  • Visit the Bookstores or order online
  • Compare textbook prices from across the web when ordering online at NCSU Bookstores.

Alt-Textbook Project

The NCSU Libraries encourages the adoption or creation of free or low-cost alternatives to expensive textbooks through the Alt-Textbook grants program.