Features of the eTextbook

Navigate and Search

Learn how to navigate and to use the keyword search function within your eTextbook to look for specific information for your assignment or to do research.

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Highlights and Notes

Learn how to highlight important concepts or information for easy retrieval, and how to use the notes-taking function to summarise or write your own reflection on the different sections in the eTextbook.

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Share and Subscribe

Learn how to share notes or questions with your classmates or instructors for a more collaborative and interactive learning experience.

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Copy and Paste Content

Learn how to easily copy content of your eTextbook to a word processing programme to help you in your note-taking or assignment preparation.

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How do I access the eTextbook

Step 1: Log into your Canvas account using your student user ID (exclude @suss.edu.sg) and password.

Step 2: On your dashboard, select your course.

Step 3: Select iBookstore from the left navigation menu.

Step 4: Your course textbook is listed under 'Course eTextbook'. Click on 'Launch eTextbook'.

Step 5: You will be directed to VitalSource Bookshelf Online or Alkem Library for your course eTextbook(s).

If you are accessing VitalSource Bookshelf for the first time, there will be a prompt to create a VitalSource account. Please use your SUSS email address for the account creation.