Course material fulfillment for the future of education.

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Get step-by-step instructions on how to access your bookstore, learn more about ordering options, explore the buyback process and learn how digital content could help you study more effectively.

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Find out how simple it can be to get the right course materials to your students with an Online Bookstore tailored to fit your institution's needs, better adoption tools and robust purchasing and buyback options.

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Welcome to MBS Direct

Welcome to MBS Direct

Take care of what matters — your students' education.

After guiding hundreds of schools through the transition to an Online Bookstore since 1992, we have fulfillment down to a science. We ship more than 3.6 million copies annually with a 99.9% order accuracy rate, carry more than 456,545 digital titles and have a state of the art distribution center to support your program as it evolves. We are constantly researching new ways to deliver relevant content, to help change student outcomes for the better. This means that we can tailor the right solution for any Higher Education or K-12 program, no matter how much the landscape changes.

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  • MBS Direct has provided our school and students with the kind of personalized service, savings options and Distance Learning support that is so crucial for a school as far-reaching as our own. The MBS Direct staff has played a crucial role in the success of our institution, and we couldn't be happier to have them as a partner.

    Jim Yeonopolus

    President, Continental & International Operations at Central Texas College

    Peace of mind, for you and your students

    Since 1992, MBS Direct has provided institutions with an expansive inventory, connections to our publishing and industry partners, a dedicated support staff, and has ensured that 99.16% of all orders are shipped prior to class start date with 99.9% accuracy. We make sure you and your students have what you need every step of the way.

    Hundreds of schools have partnered with us to ensure that their students get the right books at the right time.

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  • The best part of MBS Direct is the customer service. They have always exceeded my expectations. Their expertise, support and response time go above and beyond. They are so much more than a bookstore; they serve as a resource and support team for my academic department chairs and myself as Director of Curriculum.

    Amy Nall

    Assistant Principal, Sacred Heart Academy

    Whenever, whatever: we're here when you need us

    As important as convenience and savings are, a superior course material provider would be incomplete without great service. Our account managers pride themselves on being your go-to resource, whether you need help with researching titles, troubleshooting orders or any other concern. To make sure your students get the answers they need, our customer support specialists are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. No matter when or why you or your students have questions, we'll be here to provide an answer via phone, email or live chat.

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  • Anybody thinking about switching to MBS Direct needs to do it. My service team is available any time, any day, and since we've switched, we've seen a marked difference in the pricing of textbooks. MBS Direct's Marketplace option has been especially great; it offers our students that extra savings they're looking for.

    E. Lynn Addison

    Assistant Chair and Professor of Business, Brewton-Parker College

    Saving money matters to your students

    Over the course of our history, we've proven our dedication to student savings by implementing options like Guaranteed Buyback, Marketplace and rental, often before anyone else, all while maintaining our industry-leading customer service.

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