Benefits for Print on Demand (POD) textbooks

  • POD textbooks are never out of stock
  • POD rainchecks allow for quick turnaround to make a book
  • Greener process for printing: book are printed locally, as needed
  • Public domain titles available in a quality bound paperback with options to include your course notes or syllabus
  • Most important, POD offers students savings on custom textbooks

Publishers Offering Alternative Custom Textbooks

  • Lower cost alternative custom textbooks are possible through collaborative efforts between Publishers, the Book Store, and the Instructor
  • Publisher Partners for Print on Demand:
    • McGraw-Hill Canada
      McGraw-Hill Canada
    • Nelson Education Ltd.
      Nelson Thompson Canada
    • Pearson
      Pearson
    • Wiley
      Wiley

For more information on Print on Demand coursebooks, please contact our staff:

Iain Dmitrienko  ext 32471  email iadmitri@uwaterloo.ca
Shawn Gilbertson ext 36078 email sgilbert@uwaterloo.ca