What are digital materials?

Digital course materials can be read on your Windows PC, Mac, or mobile device. They are convenient because they are portable, easy to bring to class, and immediately available after your purchase. They are also priced lower than print materials. Due to digital distribution restrictions and copyright protections, Cognella digital materials expire 180 days after […]
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How can I access and view my digital course materials?

After you complete your order, you will be prompted to view your digital materials (whether a partial digital download or a full digital download) in the section of our online store called My Digital Materials. If your ebook is listed under Fulfilled by VitalSource, simply click on the link and follow the prompts. Additional information […]
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What is a partial digital download, and how can I access and view it?

When you purchase the print format of a Cognella textbook, we provide you with a partial digital download of up to 30% of the materials so you can read and study while print materials are shipped to you. The digital download can be accessed in the My Digital Materials section of your store account and […]
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What is Adobe ID?

Adobe ID is a unique identifier that allows you to assign digital materials to an Adobe account. This way, you can view these materials on all compatible devices you own, regardless of the device where you first downloaded the materials. Once you create your Adobe ID, you must activate either Adobe Digital Editions or Bluefire […]
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What is Adobe Digital Editions? Why do I need it?

Adobe Digital Editions is a free application you’ll need to download and install on your Windows PC or Mac to view and manage any digital course materials you order through our online store. To download and install Adobe Digital Editions: Navigate to http://www.adobe.com/solutions/ebook/digital-editions.html. Click “Download” at the top right. Select Windows or Macintosh depending on your […]
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Ebook does not open in Adobe Digital Editions

If your device attempts to automatically open your ebook in a program other than Adobe Digital Editions (ADE), you may need to manually open the ebook from within ADE. Open Adobe Digital Editions and make sure you are in the Library View (not reading an ebook). Go to File and select Add to Library. Search […]
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