has launched a new “Student App” for iPhone to connect college students to the catalog even when they’re browsing the stacks of their college bookstores.

The Amazon Student App allows instant price-checks on textbooks and more. Simply scan a barcode to check a price, or use one-click access to scan items you want to buy or sell back. Amazon’s convenient trade-in program can turn your books, games, movies, and electronics into Amazon Gift Cards. Plus, join Amazon Student to get FREE Two-Day Shipping for six months with Amazon Prime shipping benefits!

– Instant Price Checks: Scan a barcode—check a price: It’s that easy.
– Compare prices on textbooks and everything else you buy.
– Access’s vast selection to buy books, music, DVDs, electronics, apparel etc
– Sell Your Stuff: Turn your used stuff into Gift Cards.
– Ship it for free and get an Gift Card to spend on millions of items on