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Reading ebooks purchased from our website

You can read ebooks purchased from our website through the Kogan Page Bookshelf. Powered by VitalSource, it enables anytime, anywhere access: simply log in to the desktop app or download the bookshelf app for iOS or Android and Kindle Fire.

Please note that online access to your ebooks via the desktop app expires after 365 days. To access your ebook in perpetuity, you must install the VitalSource bookshelf app and download a local copy of your ebook.

Why Bookshelf?

Bookshelf provides an optimized reading experience for professionals and students alike. You can:

  • Read books offline on iOS, Android, Mac and PC
  • Bookmark, highlight and search for easy navigation
  • Adjust the font size to suit your preferences
  • Cite content correctly in a variety of citation styles
  • Learn collaboratively by sharing notes with colleagues reading the same title on Bookshelf

To learn more please watch the video tutorials or visit the Bookshelf support page.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What if I would like to return an ebook?

A: If you purchased the ebook from our website, then email kpinfo@koganpage.com within 14 days of your purchase to request a full refund. All other ebook purchases must be returned directly to where you purchased the title.

Q: Where I can get help if I'm having problems accessing my ebook?

A: Please visit the Bookshelf support page.

Q: What accessibility features are there?

A: Bookshelf has many assistive technologies including Read Aloud. Read Aloud uses your browser's text-to-speech capabilities so you can listen to your content. For more information, please visit the VitalSource Accessibility Commitment.

Q: What if I would like to buy multiple copies of a particular ebook?

A: Please email kpinfo@koganpage.com and we'll be happy to assist you.

Q: What if I previously purchased a CIPD textbook through the CIPD Bookstore?

A: Please email kpinfo@koganpage.com once you've created a Kogan Page Bookshelf account so we can transfer the titles you've purchased to your Bookshelf and you can continue to read anytime, anywhere.

Q: Where else can I buy a Kogan Page ebook?

A: Kogan Page titles are available as ebooks from all major ebook retailers. We also offer multiple access for students through digital textbook platforms such as Kortext and VitalSource.

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