By VitalSource Technologies, Inc.
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Use VitalSource Bookshelf® to download and access VitalSource eTextbooks on your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch. Read your books online or offline, search across your full library, and create notes and highlights to help you study.
• Download eTextbooks to your iOS device for easy online or offline reading.
• Simple, user-friendly navigation and a clean reading experience.
• Search inside your current book or across your full library.
• Select text to create notes or highlights from your mobile device.
• Tap to open figures, view captions and pinch to zoom.
• Sync your last page read and all of your notes and highlights between your iOS device and our desktop or web-based Bookshelf apps.
• VitalSource Bookshelf account
• Access to one or more VitalSource eTextbooks
• iOS 7+
What's New in Version 3.4
• Reflowable text books now include a Vertical Scroll mode in addition to our traditional paginated mode. Users can toggle between page view modes as needed.
• Improved accuracy when deep-linking into books via search results, the table of contents and more.
• Additional bug fixes and performance improvements.
Works Well - Lacks Features
This app has worked well on my iPhone as well as my iPad; it's nice to see how it syncs almost instant between versions, including the PC.
That said, I don't like the highlight functionality for mobile devices even more than I dislike the PC highlighting .
(Would it be difficult to just allow students to select a color and designate their own names for them? You know, to use highlighters like we do in "real" books?)
I would love to see additional features that allow me to "write in the margins" on my tablet, using technology akin to Penultimate. I would pay to add that feature. Immediately.
Overall, all of the features are lackluster (yes, all). Nonetheless, it does the job.
Just purchased my BUSN6 book, after reading previous reviews I almost didn't but glad I did. This app works just fine on my iPhone 6 Plus I am able to make the print larger or smaller and highlight things. I think it works great.
Works extremely well for me! iPhone 6 plus, as well as my MacBook Pro. I almost didn't download it because the horrible reviews but I said I will try it and if it don't work request a refund from McGraw and get the hard copy.. But no disappointments here :) !!
- Category: Education
- Updated: Jun 03, 2015
- Version: 3.4
- Size: 67.1 MB
- Languages: English, Bokmål, Norwegian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Icelandic, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Welsh
- Seller: Vital Source Technologies, Inc.
- © 2015 VitalSource Technologies Inc.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus.