Waubonsee Bookstore will continue offering digital textbooks during Fall Term 2016.
A select number of titles will be available for "digital rental" through Redshelf. Digital textbooks by Redshelf offer
highlighting, searching, copying and pasting, note taking and sharing, and much much more.
Please contact us if you would like to know which titles are available.
Additional Information about Redshelf E-Text:Why should I consider an eTextbook? Is it worth it?
Redshelf e-textbooks are the reliable alternative that can save you money and offer the unique learning capabilities of electronic text.Redshelf’;s E-Textbook benefits include:Guaranteed savings On average eTextbooks are priced at up to 60% off of the cost of new print books.Productivity Tools Reading online has unique advantages (other than not lugging those heavy textbooks around!) Highlighting, searching, copying and pasting, note-taking and sharing, and printing are tools that make the eTextbook experience conducive to learning. More mobility Students have anywhere, anytime access. You can view your eTextbooks on the latest handheld devices (including Android devices, iPhones, iPads, Kindle Fire) as well as any computer with an internet connection.One-stop shop You can get all your required course materials from the University Book Store or website. Just chose from new, used, rental or digital format. To purchase an e-text in the store, just pick up the printed redemption code that corresponds to the e-Textbook version of your required book. At our website, the digital version is listed along with print copy options.Accessibility E-books offer equal access to the online experience, and products and technologies for all Students, including those with vision and/or print-related disabilities.How does the cost of an eTextbook compare with a print book? Can I sell them back at the end of the term?
On average, an eTextbook from Redshelf will cost you up to 60% less than a new, print textbook. You can not sell back your eTextbook, but you are saving up front.Will the Redshelf eTextbook look like a printed version of the book?
Redshelf eTextbooks do have the same page layout as the print textbook (including page numbers) except they are electronic versions.How do I contact Customer Support?
Redshelf Customer Support can be contacted by phone by calling 888.622.9838 and select option 2.How do I access my Redshelf eTextbook?
You can access your Redshelf eTextbook online from your Mac or PC. Simply log into waubonsee.redshelf.com using your Student name and password that you created during the redemption process. To view your book offline, follow the instructions detailed in the Read Offline section for your book that appears on My Bookshelf.Will my eTextbook expire?
Yes, Redshelf eTextbooks have rental terms lasting for 120, 180, or unlimited days.Can I return my Redshelf eTextbook?
You can “;return”; your digital eTextbook and obtain a full refund according to the following criteria:Your ebook was purchased within 14 days. You have not printed any of the contentYou have not viewed more than 10% of the content.Can I print my Redshelf eTextbook?
Yes. Redshelf Students may select a page range up to print. ; The percentage available to print is up to the publisher. ; To determine if the ebook allows for printing, look at the printing percentage for the book before purchase.
To print, click on the Print button in the Redshelf Reader toolbar. ;Can I make highlights and copy text in my Redshelf eTextbook?
Students can highlight or copy text with one click and even add notes. Images cannot necessarily be copied and pasted.Can I take notes in my Redshelf eTextbook?
Students can take notes and make highlights on any page in the eTextbook. Students can create notes and view them alongside a page or in one place from a summary view.