How to Open a Prospect Press eText in RedShelf

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Did you receive a complimentary eBook review copy of a Prospect Press text? Were you unable to open it? Are you having difficulty navigating the eText? If so, this blog is for you. 

 

 

How to Open a Prospect Press eText in RedShelf

Here is a brief overview: 

1. Find your account username and password in your email (step 1A), or reset it (step 1B).

2. Log in to RedShelf.com.

3. Read your book. 

 

1. Find your Account

 

RedShelf makes you an account automatically when we send you a review copy. If you have the email, you have the password (1A). Otherwise, continue to 1B to reset your password.

 

1A. Check your email 

Look for an email from RedShelf.com with the subject line, "New RedShelf Account Setup"  Copy your temporary password. You are all set for step 2.

Open Prospect Press eText in RedShelf

1B. No email or password? Here is how to reset your password.

 

 

 

Go to RedShelf.com. Click "Log In" in the upper right hand corner. 

 

Open Prospect Press eText in RedShelf

 

Click the "Forgot Password" link in red letters under the log-in box. 

 

Open Prospect Press eText in RedShelf

 

Type in your email address. This will probably be your university address, or the address which you used to request the book. Then press the blue "Request Reset" button.

Open Prospect Press eText in RedShelf

 

Next, check for an email with the subject line, "Reset your RedShelf Password," and click the link. 

Open Prospect Press eText in RedShelf
 
 
Then, type in your new password. When you finish, press the blue "Reset Password" button. 

Open Prospect Press eText in RedShelf

 

Finally, click "Log in" in the upper-right-hand corner. Then you can log in using your new password. Continue to step 2. 

 Open Prospect Press eText in RedShelf

 

2. Log in to RedShelf.com

Go to RedShelf.com. Click "Log In" in the upper right hand corner.

Open Prospect Press eText in RedShelf

 

Type in the username/email address and password that you found in step 1A or that you reset in step 1B. Then click the blue "Log In" bar.

Open Prospect Press eText in RedShelf

 

A screen may pop up to ask you to accept terms of use. Check the boxes. Type in your birth date. Press the blue "Accept Updated Terms" button. 

 Open Prospect Press eText in RedShelf

 

3. Your eBook is ready for you to read! 

If you requested multiple books, they will all be available here now that you have logged in. Click the green "Start Reading" button to the right of the cover of your desired book. 

Open Prospect Press eText in RedShelf

 

A tutorial will pop up. Click the arrow on the bottom right to work through the tutorial. It will show how to move through the book, highlight text, create flash cards and study guides, and view settings. 

 

Open Prospect Press eText in RedShelf

 

Then you will see the book. Click either arrow in the middle of the sides of the page to turn pages one by one. 

Open Prospect Press eText in RedShelf
 
 
 

Helpful Hint

: Using the Table of Contents for Navigation

 

 

Click the three lines in the upper left corner to open the navigation menu.

Open Prospect Press eText in RedShelf

 

Then click "Table of Contents" to view the table of contents.

Open Prospect Press eText in RedShelf

 

You can click on any element in the table of contents to go directly to that section. Another option is to type a concept or page number in the search bar.  

Open Prospect Press eText in RedShelf

 

Happy Reading!

 


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