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Price: Free Download
Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
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Languages Supported: Arabic, Chinese, Cornish, Czech, Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese

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  • Access information about networks
  • Open network sockets
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Latest updates

What's new in this version
  • • Adds continuous scroll navigation to your books.
  • • Improves page swipe navigation in books that have a fixed layout.
  • • Easily access the Help Guide from your Library screen.

Product details

  • Original Release Date : 2014
  • Manufacturer : VitalSource Technologies
  • Manufacturer reference : com.vitalsource.bookshelf
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.2 out of 5 stars 2,079 ratings

Product features

  • Online or offline access to your textbooks
  • Simple, user-friendly navigation and reading
  • Search inside a book
  • Notes and highlights sync across desktop and online versions of Bookshelf

Product description

Use Bookshelf to download and access VitalSource textbooks on your Amazon device. Read your books online or offline and create notes and highlights to help you study.

Bookshelf Features:
• Download books to your Amazon device for easy online or offline reading.
• Simple, user-friendly navigation and a clean reading experience.
• Search inside your book for a term or phrase.
• Select text to create notes or highlights from your mobile device.
• Review flashcards to quiz yourself on key concepts.
• Tap to open figures, view captions, and pinch to zoom.
• Use text-to-speech to listen to your textbooks read aloud.
• Sync your bookmarks, current reading position, and all of your notes and highlights between your Amazon device, desktop, and online Bookshelf apps.

• VitalSource Bookshelf account
• Access to one or more VitalSource textbooks.
• A supported Kindle Fire, for a complete list please visit -
• Android 5.0+ (for non-Kindle Android devices)

Technical details

Size: 99.5MB
Version: 9.3.2
Developed By: VitalSource Technologies ( Privacy Policy )
Application Permissions: ( Help me understand what permissions mean )
  • Write to external storage
  • Open network sockets
  • PowerManager WakeLocks to keep the processor from sleeping or the screen from dimming
  • Access information about networks
  • Read from external storage
  • Receive message via Amazon Device
  • Allows an application to receive messages via Google Cloud Messaging
Minimum Operating System: Android 5.0
Approximate Download Time: More than 5 minutes

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4.0 out of 5 stars Good for epub books
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 18 December 2017
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1.0 out of 5 stars Wont work with kindle fire hd
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 25 July 2018
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3.0 out of 5 stars e-Reader yes, as for other bits...
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 24 May 2014
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great program
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 19 January 2020
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