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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1996 - Unplugged. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 1, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/15484/show/15374.

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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1996 - Unplugged. Houstonian Yearbook Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/15484/show/15374

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Students of the University of Houston, Houstonian 1996 - Unplugged, Houstonian Yearbook Collection, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed September 1, 2014, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/15484/show/15374.

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Title Houstonian 1996
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  • Students of the University of Houston
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Transcript Students' texts bought back at book value Sure, textbooks are expensive, but at the end of the semester, you can sell them back for half the cost, right? You can, but only if the professors of next semester's classes want to use those books again, and they remember to tell the bookstore. "What we normally do is the third or four- the week of each semester, we send out a list to the departments asking what books they will want for the next semester," said Waleed Alhamra, textbook and assistant general manager fof the campus bookstore, located in the University Center. do try to explain to the professors they should send their orders in early so the students ccan get their 50 percent back," Alhamra said. Alhamra said that this year the book request forms were sent to the departements on Oct. 23. This means professors had a month and a half to choose the spring semester's books. Alhamra sent out three notices asking professors for their book listings for the spring semester. After the course schedule came out, he compared the books ordered to the classes listed and sent a fourth memo out. This memo requested books for the courses in the schedule for which no books were listed, Alhamra said. "Some professors are very helpful. They let me take their orders over the phone," Alhamra said. "Others tell me they haven't made up their minds yet." Dan Jackson, assistant to the lower level coordinator for the English Department, said, "A lot of books are standard (such as the MLA Handbook). Those are the ones we order first." "The newer classes are the slowest getting their orders in. A lot of times, they haven't decided what they need until the last minute," Jackson said. Alhamra said if professors do not need the textbook for the next semester, it is bought by the bookstore for the lower wholesale rate. "Any campus bookstore will do the same thing," Alhamra said. "They try to get the books off of the hands of the students and off campus." Books bought at the wholesale price are then sold to Missouri Book Services. MBS pays the bookstores the same amount the bookstores paid the students. No profit is made, said Alhmra and Rob Milton, a buyback clerk at Rother's Bookstore (4701 Calhoun). "We do not ask the student to sell back the book if we're not reusing it," Alhamra said. He added that if a professor handed in a request late, the bookstore would immediately raise the buyback value of that book. Robert Schoenberger (courtesy of The Daily Cougar, 12/11/95) photo by Lisa Chmiola 180