Installing Bookshelf for Mac

Here’s what you need to do to update your Mac to the latest version of Bookshelf.

  • Click the Bookshelf for macOS (Universal) Button to download the Bookshelf installer for your Mac.
  • Double-click on the VitalSource-Bookshelf.dmg to open the installer.
  • Drag the Bookshelf icon to the Applications folder.  
Bookshelf for macOS

info2.png You may be required to enter your macOS account credentials to complete the installation of Bookshelf.


Need Help?

Learn what to do if you need help updating your devices.
Check Compatibility

If your intel or Apple Silicon Mac supports macOS 10.14 or greater, you can update it to the latest version of Bookshelf.

Sign In to Bookshelf

You will need to sign into Bookshelf to see all of your eTextbooks. If you don't know the email address you used with VitalSource or password, we can help.

If you forgot your VitalSource Credentials visit the Password Retrieval Page.

Deactivate unused devices

If you have two active mobile devices, make sure that you deactivate unused devices so you can update to the latest version of Bookshelf.

Manage your Bookshelf Activations

Need more space to install the update?

Learn what to do if you see a message that says there’s not enough space on your device to install Bookshelf.

Make space for Bookshelf

Missing Books

Did all of your eTextbooks disappear?  Learn what to do if your library displays the message, "Where are My Books?"

Where are my Books?
Redemption Code

Do you have a VitalSource Redemption Code?  Learn how to activate new content on your Device.

Redeeming Codes

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