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E-book Guide: VitalSource Explore


A small collection of e-textbooks published by Pearson.

Using VitalSource Explore e-books

Can I find VitalSource e-books from Aalto-Primo: Yes

User license: Depending on the book; limited number of users can access the book simultaneously

Off campus use (for Aalto University researchers and students): Yes, use the Aalto-Primo e-book link

Digital Rights Management (DRM) protected titles: Yes

Help for using VitalSource books: VitalSource Support

WHAT ELSE? Reading the e-book in your browser does NOT require creating an account:

  • choose 'Continue without an Account'
  • Accept Terms of use



Offline use

Download to computer or mobile devices: Yes. To download an e-book, you have to

  • download VitalSource Bookshelf software. More info
  • create an account in VitalSource Explore

Printing and copying

You can print and copy up to 5% of the book content for personal study use.