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Downsizing Book Libraries

When folks are getting ready to move, or just need to de-clutter, they usually call a professional company who specializes in doing so. We have partnered with “Consider It Done” who has called us when they are trying to help someone organize their move, or liquidation. We usually survey the book collection, and offer to […]

Philosophy Books

We recently purchased a nice 2000 book collection of scholarly Philosophy books. They were mostly academic scholarly titles published by Cambridge, Harvard, Rutledge, and more. Titles included Kant, Hegel, Nietzsche, and more. If you have questions, email us at

Books from Chicago Professor

We recently purchased a large lot of great scholarly classic Greek, Latin and Ancient History books from a retiring professor.

Collections bought all over midwest

We travel all over the midwest to purchase large used book collections. We will come to you and haul the books away. Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky and more locations are all on our list of places to visit. Contact us by phone at 8123452490

Professors on using books vs. ebooks

We would like to know what current and retired profs think about using books today vs. ebooks. If you are a professor, please let us know if you still use traditional books or some other modern tools to teach with in the classroom or for your research.

Book & Library Appraisals – Appraising

Many times we are asked to appraise the value of a book or a large book collection. Even though we are not certified, we do offer book values based on our 25 years of experience and data collected from various book web sites. If you have a large collection, give us a call. We’d be […]

Buying & Selling DVD Sets and Collections

With more and more video stores disappearing, Academic Scholarly Books offers dvd collectors a chance to sell back those dvds sets they no longer watch. We also sell them too, but mostly over the Internet. We do keep some in our store, but mostly old popular movies. The kind of DVD sets we specialize in […]


Over the years, I have sold numerous books to used book seller Joe Grant.  And I will do so again. Carl Smith Professor Indiana University

Ivy Tech College & Indiana University Textbooks

We just recorded our best ever month in January sales thanks to all the Ivy Tech College students and Indiana University students who sold us their textbooks. We bought and sold a lot of the Mathematics and Science textbooks that the other bookstores would not buy back. Students expressed their appreciation for our helping them […]

Library Liquidators

Over the years, Academic Scholarly Books has purchased large book collections from retired professors in all fields such as Mathematics, Science, Medical, History, Education, Folklore, Music, and many more. We’ve traveled all over the midwest to meet scholars who ask us to haul all of their books out of their home, office, storage shed, etc. […]