Did You Know? Textbooks & Your E-Reader

Anna Stuhlfire, Student Help

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Did you know, you can download all K12 published text books onto your computer, tablet, or e-reader.  It is a quick and easy way to take your books on the go.  Follow the steps below so you can stop lugging your heavy books around.

1.       Choose the book that you want to download.

2.       Login to the class.

3.       Find the “Course Home” heading on the upper left of the side-bar menu.

4.       The last option will be the K12 published book for the class, if it has one.

5.       Click the link to the book.

6.       Here you will find instructions to download the book to the device of your choice.

Generally, this process involves downloading a .pdf to your computer and then transferring it to your device.  You may need t
Don’t have a tablet or e-reader?  Don’t worry.  The books can be downloaded and read on your computer as .pdf files.  Additionally, some e-reader providers have a free version of their e-reader software available to use from your computer.  Although there are many providers for e-reader software following are links to a few.o use your USB cable for this process, although some devices can do this wirelessly.

A free Kindle to PC download is here:  http://www.amazon.com/gp/kindle/pc/download

A free Nook to PC download is here: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/u/nook-for-pc/379003591/A free iPad and MacBook iBook reader is here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ibooks/id364709193

Happy reading!

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