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08 e textbook

  1. 1. eTextbooks on your iPad Brown Mackie College
  2. 2. eTextbook Licenses All Brown Mackie eTextbooks are provided through the VitalSource license. Here are some details: •Books first have a 15 day temporary license. This allows for drops/adds to classes •On the 16th day, books must be switched to the long-term license.
  3. 3. On your iPad or a computer, login to your Student Portal
  4. 4. First, click on eText. Second, click on the title of your eTextbook
  5. 5. Once the book is loaded, it will be available to you for 5-years.
  6. 6. eTextbook Login Info If you do not know your VitalSource email and password complete the following steps.
  7. 7. Tap on the “Brown Mackie College” logo in the black bar at the top of the screen.
  8. 8. Tap “My Account”
  9. 9. Tap “My Account” in the menu that opens
  10. 10. Check your email address (for any spelling errors) Enter the password you will use in these two boxes Tap “Update Profile” when finished.
  11. 11. The following steps must be completed on the iPad
  12. 12. Tap the iPad Module icon on your Home Screen
  13. 13. Tap “iPad and eTextbooks”
  14. 14. Tap this icon to begin downloading VitalSource
  15. 15. Tap this button twice: first “Free” then “Install”
  16. 16. Enter your Apple ID password again Tap “OK”
  17. 17. Tap the Bookshelf app to open VitalSource
  18. 18. Enter the email address and password you used to create your VitalSource account Then click “Sign In”
  19. 19. Any books you have available will be listed here. Notice the small exclamation point; this means the book is not downloaded. Tap on your current textbook to begin downloading it.
  20. 20. Click “Download”
  21. 21. This progress bar shows you how long until the book is downloaded.
  22. 22. Once the download is finished, tap on the book title to read it.

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