Students can search for key words without using the index. This instant access informs spontaneous informal learning.



Students can highlight parts of the text and add bookmarks. This helps to organise their study and easily identify parts to return to for revision.

group annotation

Group annotation

Students can annotate the text and share notes for peer to peer learning. Lecturers can also add notes such as further reading and guidance. 


Page fidelity

Page numbers match those in print books, making it easy to set assignments for students reading in any format.

minimal disruption to teaching

Minimal disruption

Adapt easily to digital and increase student engagement without significant changes to your course delivery.

Delivery options

Teaching with eBooks

Plymouth University won a Guardian Teaching Excellence Award for its eBook project. In this video, Dr Phil Gee from the School of Psychology shares his motivations and experiences around the project.

Click the blue button below for more case studies on how eBooks have helped universities to increase student engagement, deliver equal access to resources and improve student experience.


Success stories

Flexible procurement

We work with universities to ensure students have access to learning materials associated with their course that are prescribed by course leaders. Our print and eBooks can be purchased via a number of retailers but you can browse our subject catalogue for the ISBN of your preferred edition and format.

The resources and support on this page have been developed for UK and Irish higher education institutions. Please use the links on our Educators page to navigate to UK schools, FE colleges, or overseas resources and support.