Script Summary: Compare book prices from various sites on the fly: Abebooks, Alibris, Amazon.com, Barnesandnoble, Betterworldbooks, Biblio, Borders, Audible, Craigslist, Ebay, Google Books, Half, Powells, Strandbooks, Thriftbooks, Walmart. Aslo eBooks, Audiobooks, MP3 and Kindle Editions
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BookInfoLine. Compare book prices from various book stores while you are looking at a book on a site of your choice (amazon, abebooks, half, etc...) BookInfoLine is a free open source greasemonkey script for Firefox that works on any operating system (Mac, PC, Unix),(also workes on Google Chrome with GreaseMetal addon, and on Internet Explorer, but you need to figure how)
This is an ideal script for people who buy a lot of books online, especially books are that are hard to find, rare, and out of print. So this script would be irreplaceable for Book Collectors, Book Dealers, Drop Shippers, Researchers, Students, Librarians, and anyone else who is hunting for a book and wants to make sure to get better price.
Skip extra time and steps of going to "price comparison sites". Compare price of the book you are looking at on your favorite site in seconds against various book stores: Abebooks, Alibris, Amazon.com, Barnesandnoble, Betterworldbooks, Biblio, Borders, Craigslist, Ebay, Ebooks, Google Books, Half, Kindle Editions, Powells, Strandbooks, Thriftbooks, Walmart. Fixed and Improved BookBurro. It will hover as yellow rectangle named BookInfoLine all you will need to to is click small arrow and it will unfold and show you all the price, when done click the arrow again and it will fold back into unobtrusive small rectangle.
In order to use this script you will need:
1. Get FireFox: http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/
2. Install Greasemonkey Add-on: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/748
3. Install BookInfoLine script: http://userscripts.org/scripts/show/65482
If you have comments, suggestions, ideas, requests for updates please email to: (eastwoodreaders at gmail.com). Check for updates often.
Original from "Book Burro - Remixing the bookstore" By Johan Sundström (http://userscripts.org/scripts/show/1859)
Reason For Update:
"Book Burro - Remixing the bookstore" was such a helpful script, but it has not been working for a while. They do have FireFox BookBurro Addon, but it is really not that thorough and very hard to modify. So here is new and improved working GreaseMonkey Script.
Fixed, New Features, Improved:
Included new reliable sources for books: Ebay.com, Walmart.com, Craigslist.com, Strandbooks.com, Betterworldbooks.com, Borders.com, Thriftbooks.com, Audible.com. Also included eBooks for various eReaders, Audiobooks, mp3 and Kindle Editions.
Removed all useless sites like: ecampus.com, bookbyte.com, bookpool.com, biggerbooks.com, buy.com, a1books.com, booksamillion.com, biggerbooks.com and other junk.
Following sites are now being searched:
Abebooks.com, Alibris.com, Amazon.ca, Amazon.co.uk, Amazon.com, Amazon.de, Amazon.fr, Barnesandnoble.com, Betterworldbooks.com, Biblio.com, Borders.com, Craigslist.com, Ebay.com, Ebooks.com, Google Books, Half.com, Kindle Editions, Audible.com, Powells.com, Strandbooks.com, Walmart.com
If your script is working not as well as it did (and if you'd like to include new updates), you should:
First remove current version:
All you have to do is right click on Monkey face, Choose Manage User Scrits..., locate and select BookInfoLine on the list of your scripts, Click Uninstall on the bottom and close Manage User Scripts window.
Now install newest version:
Next go to http://userscripts.org/scripts/show/65482 and click on Install to install new version of BookInfoLine.