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Features of the eTextbook

Navigate and Search

This video will show tips on how to use Bookshelf, the process of reading, studying, and interacting with your eTextbook. Search function inside of your eTextbook allows you to search for information using keywords found in your eTextbook for your assignment or to do research.

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Highlights and Notes

It is useful for you to highlight important concepts or information for easy retrieval. While notes taking function allows you to summarise or write your own reflection of the different sections in the eTextbook.
 

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Share

This is useful when you want to share notes or questions with your classmates or instructors.

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Copy and Paste Content

This allows you to easily copy content of your eTextbook that you might need in your note-taking or assignment preparation.

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SUSS January 2019 Term eTextbooks list

Centre for Continuing and Professional Education

No. Course Code Title Year Publisher
No adopted eTextbook available.

School of Business

No. Course Code Title Year Publisher
No adopted eTextbook available.

S R Nathan School of Human Development

No. Course Code Title Year Publisher
No adopted eTextbook available.

School of Humanities and Behavioural Sciences

No. Course Code Title Year Publisher
No adopted eTextbook available.

School of Law

No. Course Code Title Year Publisher
No adopted eTextbook available.

School of Science and Technology

No. Course Code Title Year Publisher
No adopted eTextbook available.

Click on the school name tab to view respective school eTextbooks list. Click on the table header title to sort that column alphabetically.

How to Access eTextbooks

eTextbooks are accessible through the Canvas Learning Management System.

  1. Simply log into your dashboard and proceed to the L Group of your course (e.g. ACC333_JUL17_L01).
  2. Select "iBookStore" from the left menu.
  3. To view the eTextbooks, a free application called VitalSource Bookshelf® is required. If you have not installed the app, click on the links below to download the relevant version for your device.

For Faculty

Resource for Faculty and Associates

This video recording is of the VitalSource eTextbook Training Seminar, which was conducted on Saturday, 23rd June 2018, for SUSS' Faculty and Associates. The speakers were Ms Chavonne Primus (VitalSource Customer Training Manager) and Mr Kevin Hoyle (Senior Account Executive – International). They shared about the useful features of eTextbooks and how the Instructor Dashboard’s analytics could help them help their students.

SUSS VitalSource Faculty Training Part 1

SUSS VitalSource Faculty Training Part 2

Click here for the seminar handouts.

If you have further query please refer to the LS Support Community