Course Books Purchasing Tool

This customized software tool enables students to view course reading lists and purchase course books easily. In addition, eligible students can receive a 30 percent discount off the publisher's list price of new and used course books purchased through Labyrinth Books, the University's bookstore, during the 2014-15 academic year.

 

Student Instructions:
Option 1 - Via Course Offerings

  1. Locate a course in Course Offerings.
  2. Click the book icon at the far right of the listing:

    Image of Registrar Course Offerings page.

  3. You will land on the Blackboard login page. Log in with a Princeton University ID or a special Blackboard ID.
  4. You will be taken directly to the Reading List for the course you selected. Click the Order from Labyrinth button for each book you wish to purchase.
  5. Click the Go to Book Bag button. From the Book Bag page you will be able to see what you have ordered, navigate to Reading Lists for other courses, and check out through the Labyrinth Books site.
 

Option 2 - directly through Blackboard

  1. Log in to Blackboard with a Princeton University ID or a special Blackboard ID.
  2. Navigate to a course site.
  3. Click the Reading List link in the course menu.
  4. Click the Order from Labyrinth button for each book you wish to purchase.
  5. Click the Go to Book Bag button. From the Book Bag page you will be able to see what you have ordered, navigate to Reading Lists for other courses and check out through the Labyrinth Books site.

Video Instructions for Students

 

Guest Instructions (for Parents and Others):

  1. Locate a course in Course Offerings.
  2. Click the book icon at the far right of the listing:

    Image of Registrar Course Offerings page.

  3. You will land on the Blackboard login page. Select the option, I am a guest and wish to view areas that are open to the public, and click the Continue button.
  4. You will be taken directly to the Reading List for the course you selected. As a guest, you will not have the option of ordering books.

Video Instructions for Parents and Others

 For assistance with the Reading List, contact the Help Desk at 609-258-4357 or helpdesk@princeton.edu.