How to sign into the Bookshelf Apps through Single Sign-On

How to sign into the Bookshelf Apps through Single Sign-On

Downloading Bookshelf on a Mobile Device

From your phone or tablet, access your VitalSource eBook through your LMS (Learning Management System) and tap the book link.

If this is the first time you have accessed Bookshelf, the Bookshelf module will open, and you will be asked to Launch App or Continue to Mobile Site.

Launch App: If you already have Bookshelf installed on your mobile device, click this button to be automatically signed into the app and taken to your book

Continue to Mobile Site: Click this button to view your eBook in your browser using Bookshelf Online 

To Install Bookshelf on your mobile device and read your eBook in Bookshelf:

  • Tap the Menu Icon ( Menu.png ) 
  • Tap the Download App Button 
  • Install Bookshelf from the App Store on your device
  • Open your Book in your browser once again, tap the screen to bring up the controls, and tap the Setting button circle_settings.png
  • Scroll to the bottom and click the Read offline with the Bookshelf App button to launch Bookshelf automatically sign in to your account 

Any books downloaded to Bookshelf on your mobile device will be available for offline reading. You will not need to go back to your LMS to read your eBook.

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Downloading Bookshelf to a Personal Computer

From your computer, access your VitalSource eBook through your LMS (Learning Management System) and tap the book link.

Your browser will take you to Bookshelf Online, where you can begin reading your eBook.

To Install Bookshelf on your computer and read your eBook in Bookshelf:

  1. If you do not have Bookshelf installed on your computer, click the Download our App button located in the lower-right corner of your Library.
  2. Install the version of Bookshelf for your computer.
  3. Go back to Bookshelf Online and click the App Drawer button App_Drawer_Icon.png on the top-right side of the screen
  4. Click the Desktop App button to launch Bookshelf on your computer and to automatically sign you in to your account.

Any books downloaded to Bookshelf on your personal computer will be available for offline reading. You will not need to go back to your LMS to read your eBook. 

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