theStingyStudent Addon is a Firefox extension written by UCLA students for UCLA students.
Save 20% on your new textbooks and even more on used textbooks. The StingyStudent addon, puts links to sites like Amazon.com, Chegg.com and Half.com on the UCLA Bookstore website, making comparison shopping simple. Use myUCLA to find you books as usual, but check prices online with a single click.
Once installed, this addon provides more options for purchasing your UCLA textbooks, so you get the best price.
On the myUCLA website, each student is provided a link to purchase all their textbooks for the current quarter through the UCLA Bookstore. (Following this link opens the UCLA Bookstore website)
Normally students can choose "New" or "Used".
With this Addon, students are presented with more options for buying their textbooks.
These options include buying new or used on a variety of sites or even renting textbooks on Chegg.com.
A better, more visual, description can be found on the stingystudent website.
The best way to understand this addon is to try it. You can always uninstall it.
· Mozilla Firefox
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· Added update available notification to UCLA bookstore page
· Added custom style import to prevent UCLA from breaking addon using stylesheets again