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Questions about eBooks

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How Do I Purchase an eBook?

To purchase an eBook click "Add to Cart" to drop in Shopping Cart. When you check out you will be asked to enter an email address. Shortly after submitting your order you will receive an email confirmation. The email confirmation will contain a link to access any eBook purchased.

How do I access the eBooks I bought?

You may access your eBook purchases at any time through My eBookshelf. You will first need to register. Not registered? No problem. Register Now.

I cannot find the email confirmation with the link to download my eBook.

You may access your eBook purchases at any time through My eBookshelf. You can view all orders at your My Account page. Sign in to your account at any time to review your orders and download eBooks purchased at www.doverpublications.com.

What eBook formats do you offer?

Our eBooks are available in .mobi format for Kindle and .ePub format — compatible with most devices, PC and MAC, including all Apple devices.

Can I download eBooks purchase at www.doverpublications on my iPad and other tablets?

Download eBooks purchased at www.doverpublications.com on your iPad or any other tablet from My eBookshelf. Just hover over the title and follow the prompts. The correct file format and reader app library will automatically be selected.

Can I read eBooks on my PC?

To read eBooks on your PC you will need to download Adobe Digital Editions. You can download Adobe's Digital Editions for Mac or Windows for free here: Adobe Digital Editions.

How do I download the .epub eBook file format?

To download the .epub eBook file, use your mouse to hover over the title. Click on the .epub format. You will then be asked to select the folder where you want to save your file. To read eBooks on your PC, you will need to download Adobe Digital Editions. You can download Adobe's Digital Editions for Mac or Windows for free here: Adobe Digital Editions.

Can I read eBooks purchased at www.DoverPublications.com on my Kindle?

To read eBooks purchase at www.doverpublications on your Kindle, download the .mobi file format to your PC and then email the .mobi eBook file to your Kindle address.

How do I download .mobi (Kindle) eBook file format?

To download the .mobi eBook file, use your mouse to hover over the title. Click on the .mobi format. You will then be asked to select the folder where you want to save your file. Pay attention to which folder you select before clicking the "Save" button. Most devices will automatically direct you to your DOWNLOADS folder. The .mobi eBook file is now saved on your PC and ready to send to your Kindle for upload.

Can I upload my eBook to my Kindle?

Once you have downloaded the .mobi file to your PC or MAC you can then send the file via email to your Kindle address to make it accessible on your Kindle. You can find your Kindle email address under Manage Your Kindle at www.amazon.com. Once you have emailed the file from your PC, use your Kindle device to select Sync & Check for Items to access the eBook title.

Can I upload my eBook to Google Play Books?

To upload your eBook to Google Play Books, visit https://play.google.com/books while logged into your device's Google account. Select Upload Files and follow the prompts for uploading the eBook that you recently downloaded to your PC using Adobe Digital Editions into the Google Play account.

Can I upload my eBook to a 3rd party reader app library?

You can sideload your eBook to a 3rd party reader app library using a USB cable. Please consult the 3rd party apps documentation for directions on how to sideload content using a USB cable.

What are the advantages to buying eBooks directly from doverpublications.com?

When you purchase eBooks directly from doverpublications.com, you receive discounted pricing and a personalized eBookshelf storing all of your eBook purchases. Your eBook version will be available for download at My eBookshelf page shortly after submitting your order. Browse Dover’s extensive selection of eBooks here: Download eBooks

Can I get a free eBook?

Yes! With many of the titles we publish, you will get both the print version and a free downloadable eBook edition when you choose Bundle & Save. Remember, this introductory offer is not available for every title.