3. eBooks page ImageryAvotek offers two types of electronic eBooks, Downloadable eBook PDFs and Web-based Interactive eBooks (not downloadable). Both versions (Downloadable and Web-based) of our eBooks are electronic versions of our textbooks and reference materials that can be viewed on iOS and Android mobile devices as well as PC or Mac computers.

Access Instructions:

It’s very simple to access Avotek eBooks. After your eBook transaction is complete, click on the SHOP tab on the top right of the main navigation menu on Avotek’s home page and choose YOUR ORDERS. On the next page you will see links for both Web-based Interactive eBooks and Downloadable eBook PDFs. To view your Web-based Interactive eBooks, just click on the READ button to the right of the eBook title. To download and view your Downloadable eBook PDF, click the DOWNLOAD button to the right of the eBook title. Note: If you close your browser or log out after completing your eBook transaction, you will need to click on the eBook login button at the top right of Avotek’s Home page in order to download or view your eBooks.

Click HERE to view detailed, step-by-step instructions for accessing both types of Avotek eBooks.

Downloadable eBooks FAQ:

Q: What is an Adobe ID and why do I need to have one to view Avotek eBooks?

A: Avotek eBooks are protected using Adobe Content Server (ACS) digital rights management (DRM). An Adobe ID is a free account that allows Adobe to match the authorized user to an ACS DRM eBook protected file. You can create your Adobe ID directly within most ACS DRM compatible reader applications or through the Adobe website.

Q: Is it possible to read my Avotek eBooks without an Adobe ID?

A: Yes, but it isn’t recommended. If you open an ACS DRM protected file without an Adobe ID, the file will be restricted to that single device regardless of the DRM settings.

Q: How do I view Avotek eBooks on my PC?

A: Adobe Digital Editions is currently the best way to view ACS DRM protected content on both Macintosh computers and PCs. Click here (http://www.adobe.com/solutions/ebook/digital-editions/download.html) to access the application installer.

Q: How do I view Avotek eBooks on my Android device (phone, tablet, etc.)?

A: Download the Adobe Digital Editions application from Google Play. You can also use a third-party ACS DRM compatible reader application for Android installed on your Android device, like the Bluefire reader application.

Q: How do I view Avotek eBooks on my Macintosh?

A: Adobe Digital Editions is currently the best way to view ACS DRM protected content on both Macintosh computers and PCs. Click here (http://www.adobe.com/solutions/ebook/digital-editions/download.html) to access the application installer.

Q: How do I view Avotek eBooks on my iOS device (iPad, iPhone, etc.)?

A: Download the Adobe Digital Editions application from the Apple App Store. You can also use a third party ACS DRM compatible reader application for iOS that is installed on your iOS device, such as the Bluefire reader application.

Q: How many devices can I load my Avotek eBook on?

A: You are allowed to load your Avotek eBook on up to 4 devices in total. Your Adobe ID associated to the eReader application must be used on each device.

Q: Do I need to be connected to the Internet in order to view Avotek eBooks?

A: You only need to be connected to the Internet to initially download an eBook and to authorize the file to a new device. This only takes a moment. Afterward no further Internet connection is needed and ACS DRM parameters like file expiration or copy limits will continue to function as expected.

Q: How long will it take to download my Avotek eBook?

A: Many of the Avotek eBooks have full-color illustrations and images, making our eBook files much larger than some other eBooks. It is recommended to have a high-speed Internet connection for the initial eBook download.

 

Web-based Interactive eBooks FAQ:

Q: What makes Avotek’s web-based eBooks different than a downloadable PDF?

A: Avotek’s interactive, web-based eBooks offer more features than a downloadable PDF. Our interactive eBooks include rich media, like animations and videos, that, in some cases help explain concepts better than words. Once purchased, you will receive all future updates to the textbook for as long as you have the book.

Q: Can the web-based eBooks be downloaded?

A: No, Avotek’s web-based eBooks are only viewable online and require an Internet connection at all times for viewing.

Q: Can I use Avotek’s web-based eBooks on my tablet?

A: Yes, Avotek’s web-based eBooks are compatible on PC and MAC computers as well as Android and iOS mobile devices.