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Ebooks at Hanken: VitalSource Bridge

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Access

Direct link to VitalSource Bridge. Log in with your Hanken user name and password.

Access via Hanna

All ebooks are separately cataloged with links in Hanna.

License

Subscription.

Unlimited users' license (all books can be read by an unlimited number of readers simultaneously).

Content

A small collection of eTextbooks from Pearson (publishing company). New titles and editions are added/updated regularly.

Language: English/Swedish

Reading and downloading

How to read VitalSource Bridge e-books in your browser:

  1. Go to VitalSource Bridge.
  2. Select a book and click Activate.
  3. You don't need to give an email address and create an account to read books in your browser. You can click No thanks, I’ll skip this step.
  4. Accept Terms of use.
  5. The book opens for you to read.

If you wish to download an e-book, you have to create an account in Vitalsource Bridge and to download Bookshelf reader software.

  1. Go to VitalSource Bridge.
  2. Select a book and click Activate and then Launch.
  3. Give your email address and create an account.
  4. Accept Terms of use.
  5. The book opens for you to read.
  6.  Download the reader app Bookshelf:  iTunes App Store (iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch), Google Play (Android), Mac or PC: download Bookshelf  here.
  7. Open the  Bookshelf app on your device.
  8. You can only download books you have Launched in your browser and while you were logged in to your account.
  9. Download the book by clicking the book cover in Bookshelf.

The eBook reader is interactive and allows students to search, make highlights, take and share notes and make bookmarks. By using Bookshelf´s Read Aloud feature you can also listen to the books. More instructions here.

Printing

You are allowed to print a few pages at a time. Follow the instructions.