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Ebook FAQs

Human Kinetics ebooks are delivered using VitalSource, a modern, secure ebook platform. You can access your ebooks on any laptop (no download required), tablet, or smartphone device with VitalSource Bookshelf app. Immediately after purchase, we will email a code to you that will provide access to your content on VitalSource Bookshelf.

HOW DO I ACCESS MY EBOOKS ON VITALSOURCE?

Please follow the steps below to generate an ebook access code for VitalSource:

  1. Enter the email address that you used to purchase the ebook(s) then click on Submit.
  2. Select the ebook(s) that you want to convert to the new platform.
  3. We will email you a code for each ebook that you choose to convert.
  4. Redeem the codes on the Bookshelf website.

  1. Create an account on VitalSource. (You can use the same email address and password as your Human Kinetics account.)
  2. Click on 'Redeem Code'
  3. Enter the code that we sent you and then click on 'Redeem'.
  1. Login in to your VitalSource account.
  2. Click on 'Redeem Code'.
  3. Enter the code that we sent you and then click on 'Redeem'.
  1. Login in to Bookshelf using your VitalSource account.
  2. Filter by title or author
  3. Select desired title

GENERAL SUPPORT

Select the app you want to download and follow the instructions to download it.

Within your online course, you will find instructions to download the ebook. The download page will contain an ebook access code. Refer to the access section above for further support.

  1. Make sure you have converted all your Adobe Digital Editions ebooks
  2. Enter the email address that you used to purchase the ebook(s) then click on Submit.
  3. We will email you a list of your ebooks and their access codes
  4. Login to Bookshelf and make sure all ebooks are present
  5. Redeem codes as needed on the VitalSource website.