Create an Account

How to Create an Account

When you create an account on the VitalSource platform, the account is for the Bookshelf application and our eCommerce store.


To create an account from the Bookshelf platform, go to bookshelf.vitalsource.com.

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  1. Provide your name, email, and security details.
  2. Select that you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, then click Create.

You are now logged in to your VitalSource account and can choose to redeem a code or browse the VitalSource Store. You will be prompted to select your "role" if you create an account from the Bookshelf platform and then go to the eCommerce store, see below regarding "roles."


To create an account from our eCommerce platform, go to vitalsource.com.

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  1. You will be given three options for your "role."
      • I am an instructor - You must be a valid university or institution instructor with a valid university or institution email. One of our partnering publishers will need to verify your request for Sampling from our Educator's Sampling Portal. We do have articles center around Faculty Resources.
      • I am a student
      • Other
  2. Provide your name and email.
  3. Select that you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, then click Create.

You are now logged in to your VitalSource account and can choose to redeem a code or browse the VitalSource Store.