Books, New & Used

Books – New

Contracted Suppliers: Complete Books (<-- broken link) offers free shipping on all orders over $15.00.  For used or "hard to find" titles, contact the Complete Books account manager directly.  Fisher Scientific sells scientific and technology books.

Use the BearBuy Complete Books catalog

  • Choose books from the punch out catalog and place them in a Shopping Cart.
  • Assign or submit the Cart according to the Unit’s selected workflow.

For certain scientific and technology books

  • Search the BearBuy Fisher Scientific catalog by the subject or name of a book.
  • Choose books from the catalog and place them in a Shopping Cart.
  • Assign or submit the Cart according to the Unit’s selected workflow.

To purchase from other suppliers, when order is less than $5,000, use a blucard.

To purchase from other suppliers, when order is $5,000 or more, use a BearBuy Non-Catalog Form. Click on and complete a Non-Catalog Form with name of the supplier, names of the books, and dollar value.

Relevant Policy/Procedures: BFB-BUS-43 Purchases of Goods and Services; Supply Chain Management

Books – Used

When an order is less than $5,000, use a bluCard for any used book purchases.

  • When an order is $5,000 or more, complete a BearBuy Non-Catalog Form with name of the supplier, names of the books, and dollar value.
  • Assign or submit the form according to the Unit’s selected workflow.

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