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Brother Rice High School Partners with MBS Direct to Access Digital Books and Create a Better Bookstore Experience

Posted by Joe Clarkin on Aug 28, 2014 7:30:00 AM
Topics: digital content, School stories, K-12

CHICAGO, August 11, 2014 – Brother Rice High School bookstore is providing digital content and improving their bookstore experience.

Brother Rice High School, in Chicago, has officially partnered with MBS Direct to provide students with fast, easy access to the course materials they need. They are also looking to Direct for help with their upcoming eBook implementation.

MBS Direct’s Online Bookstore provides students with the features that they care about the most: low prices and a variety of purchasing options. These options include:

Used books

Offers up to 25 percent off of the list price and possibly available to sell back during buyback.

Guaranteed Buyback

Unique to MBS Direct. Informs students of the exact amount they will receive for selling their textbooks back at the end of the academic term, saving them up to 70 percent.


Allows savings of up to 95 percent by connecting students with private vendors.


Upfront savings up to 60 percent off of list price.

Digital books

Students can save up to 80 percent off the list price. Plus students can lighten their load by accessing their books on almost any device.

With a 99.9 percent order accuracy rate, students won’t have to worry about getting exactly what they need. If they have any questions or issues, MBS provides a 24/7 customer service call center.


“It’s going great,” said Peggy Mason, Bookstore Manager at Brother Rice, when asked about the school’s new relationship with MBS Direct. “We’re also going into the world of eBooks, and have a couple pilot programs going this year. Starting next year students will be using Chromebooks to access digital content purchased from MBS Direct.”

For more information about MBS Direct, click here and follow @MBS_Direct on Twitter.

About Joe Clarkin

Joe Clarkin is a former copywriter at MBS. When he’s not working or studying, you’re most likely to find him reading a book or watching a game.

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