Armed with her class list for the upcoming semester, graduate student Lindsay Hendricks always treks first to the campus bookstore at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas. But if they don't have what she's looking for, Hendricks' next stop is her computer.

There are great deals to be had searching for college textbooks over the internet, Hendricks said. She got one textbook, How to Think Straight About Psychology, which normally costs about $40 for just $5--used--through Amazon.com.

"In graduate college, we're all about cheap books," said the 26-year-old Hendricks.

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