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Accessing Your eText Offline

Once you are comfortable with using your eText online, we strongly recommend that you also download it so you can read it offline (without being connected to the internet), and so that you continue to have access to it after you have finished your course.

You can download your eText onto a maximum of two computers and two mobile devices.

To download and read your eText offline, you must do the following:

  1. Create a VitalSource Bookshelf® account
  2. Download the appropriate VitalSource Bookshelf® App: Bookshelf® Downloadable (Windows or Mac) or Bookshelf® Mobile (iOS, Android, or Kindle Fire)
  3. Download your eText

Updated January 23 2015 by Student & Academic Services

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