(Press Release) San Mateo, Calif., May 3, 2010—BookRenter, the leading online textbook platform company, today announced that it is joining the fight against youth illiteracy by providing new books to the children who need them most. Starting today, with every rental order placed, BookRenter will fund the donation of new, age-appropriate books for children in need. Also, to enable customers to truly act locally, customers can choose the specific U.S. state where children will receive the books funded by their order.
Follett's newly signed partnership with BookRenter brings together state-of-the-art textbook rental technology with the world’s largest wholesaler of used and new college textbooks. … Follett becomes the nation’s first and only textbook wholesaler to offer rental through a customizable online storefront. Simple to implement, Follett’s online affiliate program provides students access to millions of rental titles, enhances bookstore competitiveness and adds to bookstore revenues - without adding operational complexities.