How does UBC function?
Used Book Circle is a simple e-mail forwarding system. UBC forwards your request
to all of the participating bookstores at
1.If the book you request is available you will receive a return
e-mail with the price and
condition. This book will be put on
temporary hold for 48 hours by each responding bookseller
confirmation, beyond which time the book will go
2.Once you have decided which of the offered books you wish to purchase and/or inspect, you
will need to notify the book seller by return e-mail or telephone so that
the book can be put on
confirmed hold for transaction completion.
3.The conditions and duration that the book is kept on hold
will have to be established between
yourself and the bookseller.
4.In the event that there is no match for your book you can enquire again making sure to check
the 'hold want on file' box. This will ensure your request is kept on
file beyond the 48 hour period.
that you occasionally resubmit your request if you
have still not found the book.
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