VitalSource Bookshelf

Access eTextbooks and courseware provided by VitalSource for flexible viewing, annotation, and more.

This eTextbook/courseware tool is available as part of the UVA Bookstore's Inclusive Access program. To use eTextbooks or courseware, select the Inclusive Access option when submitting your textbook adoptions for your course, or contact the Textbook department for assistance.

How can VitalSource Bookshelf enhance teaching and learning?
  • By allowing instructors and students to access their materials more readily, with online and offline options available across multiple devices

  • By offering opportunities for increased engagement and retention with features such as digital annotation and flashcard creation

  • By providing instructors with relevant statistics such as the length of study sessions, the number of pages that have been read, the number of annotations that have been created, and the types of devices that have been used

  • By increasing sustainability and reducing costs to students

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