After you’ve purchased your ebook at your student bookstore or at, you’ll be able to activate your book online.

If purchased at a bookstore, you’ll get an access card that will have your unique product key.

Go to       Enter your product key in the space provided.

Create your account when prompted to complete your activation and registration. Be sure to use the email address you use for communicating with your instructor and school.

If you purchased your ebook at, you’ll get an email receipt that will have your product activation instructions. Please be aware that the email address used to purchase the book is the one that will be receiving your product activation code. If you don’t immediately see the email receipt, please check your spam or junk folder, or check the email account used to purchase the book. If you need to revise the email address associated with your account, you can do this later when logged into your bookshelf.

Click on your unique activation link, which takes you directly to the registration section where you can complete your account details. 

Your ebook is now in your bookshelf, ready for you to join the class. At this point, you have access to your ebook, but you will not be connected to your instructor’s class.  See our other videos on “How to Join a Class”, and “LabBook Features and Resources” to learn more.

 If you need to change your email address or password, click on your initials in the top left corner, and select “edit account.”

If you would like a hard copy of the book, you may purchase a discounted loose-leaf version by clicking on the “Buy Loose-Leaf” button on your bookshelf. The price shown here is already discounted, and comes with free shipping.

If you have any other questions, visit our Help desk, where you can search for information, fill out a support ticket or call our customer service specialist.