Which e-book file to use?
If you prefer to download any of the e-book files for use on your devices or computer, we recommend using one of the following applications below so that you can use the note taking features as you read.
Mac: iBooks [ USE THE EPUB FILE ]. If you are using a Mac running one of the most recent operating systems (Mac OS X Mavericks or later), you already have the iBooks application in your Applications folder. More about iBooks can be found on Apple’s website.
Amazon Kindle: [ USE THE MOBI FILE ] Use the MOBI file for your Kindle device.
iPhone and iPad devices [ USE THE EPUB FILE ] If you do not already have this app, go to the App Store and download it for free. More about the iBooks app for iPad and iPhone can be found here.
Computers and print Use the regular PDF for your computer. If you want to print out the textbook onto hardcopy paper, use the PDF-Print version.
How to use an e-book for this course
Using an e-book for learning is similar to studying from a traditional paper textbook but with some extra capabilities.
Using an e-book reader, you can select any text in the e-book and add an annotation to it to capture your immediate impressions of the readings and media.
You can do a search within the e-book to find things quickly.
You can keep the e-book for future reference in your scholarly or professional work.