Bookshelf Application for Mac eTextBook Features

What features does the Bookshelf Mac application have?

Display Options

Study Tools

Navigation

Additional Features

Table of Content view

Manipulation of Text Size

Manipulation of Font Type

View Mode

Margin

Bookmarking

Highlighting

Note-taking

Flashcards

Search by word or phrase

Multiple page navigation options

Read Aloud

Printing

Beta Features

 

Note: Some Display Options are dependent on the Reflowable or Fixed eTextBook format.

 

How do I get to the open eTextBook view?

Upon logging into the Bookshelf application for Mac, the first view will be your Bookshelf Library view:

 

Screen_Shot_2021-08-05_at_3.15.38_PM.png

 

When you hover over the eTextBook you want to view you will see the "Download Book" option if you have downloaded the book to your Mac you will see the "Continue Reading" option. In your, My Books collection hovering over the book cover will display the "Open Book" option on the cover of the eTextBook once it is downloaded to your Mac.

 

What does an open eTextBook in the Bookshelf application for Mac look like?

 

Screen_Shot_2021-08-05_at_4.15.38_PM.png

All eTextBooks, when first open, will land on their cover page.

 

What does each of the icons in the open eTextBook view mean?

We go over some of the following in further detail in other articles covering Bookshelf Application for Mac.

 

Screen_Shot_2021-08-05_at_4.33.00_PM.png  

My Library is a tab that takes you back to your Bookshelf Library.

Screen_Shot_2021-08-05_at_4.34.33_PM.png  

Table of Contents shows the chapters/sections of the eTextBook.

Screen_Shot_2021-08-05_at_4.57.56_PM.png  

Bookmark Page allows you to place a bookmark on the current page displayed.

Screen_Shot_2021-08-05_at_4.58.46_PM.png  

Page Navigation allows you to scroll to a desired page of the eTextBook.

Screen_Shot_2021-08-05_at_5.03.11_PM.png  

Go to Page / Page Navigation allows for more controlled page navigation.

Screen_Shot_2021-08-05_at_4.59.47_PM.png

 

Search Across Book allows you to search words and phrases.

Screen_Shot_2021-08-05_at_5.00.34_PM.png  

Reader Preferences allows you to customize how the eTextBook is displayed on your device, and manipulate Highlights.

o-features-10.png  

Workbook (Highlights, Notes, Bookmarks, and Flashcards) is where the studying tools reside.

Screen_Shot_2021-08-05_at_5.01.41_PM.png  

More Options (Read Aloud / Printing / Help / My Account) are additional features provided for studying.

Screen_Shot_2021-08-05_at_5.02.15_PM.png  

Margin Notes allows you to view notes you have created for the page displayed.

 

 

Please let us know if you need any further assistance by contacting our Support Team.