In addition to buying directly from us you can also buy selected publications from other retail platforms such as Apple and Amazon. Click here for more information.
Our eBooks are available in a wide range of formats, giving you the freedom to enjoy them on a device of your choice. Click here for a comparison of the different formats and associated device system requirements.
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You can buy eBooks directly from us, or in certain cases eBooks can be purchased from retailers such as Apple and Amazon. If you prefer to buy from another retailer, click on the "other" button to view links for the available retailers for the eBook you wish to buy. These links will redirect you to the relevant product page for the retailer of your choice.
Advantages of buying direct:
- Get access to all available formats, allowing you to enjoy your eBooks on a wide range of devices.
- Benefit from special offer bundles, discounts and purchase gift vouchers.
Advantages of buying from other retailers:
- You don't need to register another account with us and can use you account with another retailer, if you have one, for a quick and easy check-out.
Our eBooks are available in a wide range of formats in order to give you the freedom to enjoy them on a device of your choice:
|Device||Online reader||Apple iBooks||Amazon Kindle|
|Description||View your eBooks online on a wide range of devices using a web browser.||Download and view your eBooks using the iBooks app on an Apple Mac or iPad.||Download and view your eBooks on Amazon devices or apps.|
|Layout||This option offers the most visually appealing layout, formatting and graphics.||This option is similar to that of the online reader but has a few simplifications to accommodate Apple's eBook page layout.||This option offers the most basic layout to accommodate the wider range of devices and apps on offer.|
|Features||All interactive features and enhanced content are available.||Enhanced content is available offline. However, a number of interactive features are not available in this format or require an internet connection.||All enhanced content is available online only via streaming. No interactive functionality is supported in this format. However, a few interactive features are available online.|
|Connectivity||You need to have an internet connection to use this option.||All content, including multimedia, is available offline. But certain interactive features require an internet connection.||All text and images are available offline, but all enhanced content and interactive features require internet connection.|
This format is optimised for use on computers (desktops and laptops) and tablets (e.g. the iPad).
Computer - you need a recent browser e.g. Chrome (recommended), Internet Explorer, Firefox or Safari.
Tablets - this format is optimised for iPad but is also suitable for a number of Android tablets e.g. Samsung Galaxy and Google Nexus.
|Apple Mac or iPad with iBooks app.||
Amazon devices - while text and images can be viewed on any Amazon device (including eInk readers), a multimedia-capable device is required for enhancements and interactive features.
Other devices - eBooks in this format can be viewed on computers and other tablets (e.g. iPad, Google Nexus) using Amazon Kindle apps.
Please note: if you buy eBooks directly from us then you automatically get access to all available formats. However if you purchase from another retailer then you will only be able to access the format from their apps and supported devices.
Vouchers provide discounts on our eBooks as a percentage of the eBook price or a fixed amount (Free copies e.g. from competitions or special promotions are essentially a 100% discount voucher).
Vouchers are either general (can be applied to any of our eBooks) or specific (can only be used for specific eBooks). If you have a specific voucher, or are not sure what type of voucher you have, enter your voucher code into one of the "Redeem" boxes on our website. If the voucher is a specific voucher then you will be taken automatically to the check-out page for the applicable eBook with the voucher applied (once you've logged in or registered).
If your voucher is not for a specific product, the above step will take you to a catalogue page where you can choose to purchase a publication. You will then be able to enter the voucher code on the check-out page for your desired publication. Click "apply" and the voucher will be applied.
Please note that vouchers only apply to eBooks purchased directly from our website and are not applicable to other retailers.
Please click here for more information on redeeming vouchers and frequently asked questions.