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Bookshelf Online Fall 2017 Refresh - November 6th, 2017

We love Bookshelf, you love Bookshelf, but that doesn’t mean we don’t strive to make every interaction better and more intuitive. Reading your textbook should only be as complicated as the material at hand and should be aided by the tools you use. As a result of customer feedback and an analysis of design trends, we have made some design updates to the Library, and the reader, to improve the user interface to give you the best reading experience. See more...

Bookshelf Mac 7.0 - November 11th, 2017

  • A light refresh of the icon design to better support Retina device screens
  • Security enhancements.
  • Bug fixes and performance improvements.

Mac System Requirements

  • Mac OS X 10.9 or later
  • Internet connection for registration and downloading of a book.

Bookshelf Windows 7.1 - November 29th, 2017

  • A light refresh of the icon design to better support high-resolution device screens
  • Security enhancements.
  • Bug fixes and performance improvements.

Windows System Requirements

  • Windows 7 SP 1 (32/64 bit)
  • Windows 8 & 8.1 (32/64 bit)
  • Windows 10
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable Update 3 (download it here)
  • Microsoft .Net 4.5
  • Direct X 10.0 Supported graphics card
  • Internet connection for registration and downloading of eTextbook.

Updated November 07 2017 by Student & Academic Services

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