Porterville College

Help With Textbooks

Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. has announced they have joined VitalSource in an effort to support students impacted by the recent COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.
Beginning today and through the remainder of the Spring 2020 term, VitalSource will offer free access to eTextbooks for students at Barnes & Noble campuses that have been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.

PC is one of these schools. Click here for the press release on this decision.

Listed below are step-by-step instructions on how students can find their books online. 

  1. Log-in to InsidePC
  2. Click MyBanWeb link
  3. Click BanWeb Main Page link
  4. Click the Student tab
  5. Click the Registration link
  6. Scroll to the bottom and click the "Buy Books For my Classes" link
  7. Click the link to agree to loading the schedule into the PC Bookstore's website
  8. Courses from multiple semesters may appear if the student is registered for more than one (ex: Spring 2020, Summer 2020) These can be edited by clicking the Remove Course link.
  9. Select the preferred format (ex: Buy New, Buy Used, Rent New, Rent Used, Digital)
  10. Click the "Add To Cart" link

Barnes & Noble College is also offering Free Ground Shipping on all orders.

​You should also be receiving an email from Barnes & Noble College highlighting Free Rental Return Shipping Labels from UPS.

Visit https://kccd.bncollege.com/shop/porterville/page/rental-book-return

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