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A view of a college campus with the words Welcome to Your New Online Bookstore

The Caltech Library is pleased to announce as Caltech's new online bookstore.’s online bookstore solution takes textbooks and course materials completely online through 24/7 access to a customized website. You can visit the new Caltech online bookstore at with fall textbooks available as of September 12, 2022. The transition to an online bookstore presents several exciting benefits for students, faculty, and staff. 

With the new Caltech Online Bookstore, students will have 24/7 access to a customized website that guarantees the right books at the right time, and the right price. Course materials will be linked to each student’s class schedule for easy identification of the correct materials and seamless ordering. With a price match guarantee, students can shop with confidence knowing that they will receive the very best price. 

Additional benefits include access to free expedited shipping of course materials to Sherman Fairchild Library. Students will also receive free standard shipping to home on all orders over $59 ordered from the online bookstore. Also of benefit is a 30-day return policy after the start of classes, giving students the confidence to order course materials early without penalty. Furthermore, addresses affordability by offering every purchasing option, including new, used, rental and eBook. They even support a marketplace option that can offer course materials at savings up to 90%. Finally, addresses the importance of ease of ordering with an integrated shopping experience. Students will have instant access to required course materials at the time of registration with single sign-on to streamline ordering and payment.