Enhance Learning Through Digital Textbooks

Shop our library of over one million titles and learn anytime, anywhere with Bookshelf®, the world's #1 eTextbook reader

Benefits of Digital Textbooks

Seamless Experience

Simply open one app or a browser on your device and see your entire library. Click on your desired eBook and start reading. It's that easy.

Increased Savings

Digital textbooks cost less than print textbooks. You can save up to 80% when you make the switch.


With digital textbooks, there's no need to lug around a heavy backpack. All your college eBooks are on the devices you carry regardless.

Instant Access

No need to visit your campus store or wait for your books to arrive in the mail. Your eTextbooks are available to you as soon as click the purchase button.

Eco-friendly Choice

Save the trees! Producing print textbooks uses a lot of paper and energy. Do your part for the environment by going digital.

Enhanced Learning

eTextbook readers have tools built in that help you learn better. You can take notes and highlights just like in a regular textbook and reference those annotations later when you study for exams.

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What Students Are Saying

VitalSource saves my wallet when purchasing/renting books! And they have tools that enhance the learning experience.

VitalSource is a phenomenal resource for students wishing to eliminate paper copies of textbooks from their lives! Great mobile access.

Easy to use and great way to get the books you require quickly and far cheaper than physically buying the book.

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VitalSource is a Leading Provider of Digital Textbooks

As the world's number one digital content platform, VitalSource Bookshelf delivered over 20 million digital textbooks to students last year. Over 2.4 billion pages were read by users at more than 7,000 institutions. Students can deepen their understanding of their college textbooks with Bookshelf's interactive study tools such as text to speech, notes and highlights, and full-library search. And purchasing digital textbooks through Bookshelf can amount to incredible savings—up to 80% off the cost of print textbooks! Plus you can enjoy the convenience of accessing textbooks on any device, with or without internet. VitalSource is committed to helping students save money on their course materials and to removing barriers to the materials they need to succeed in their classes.