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Questions about eBooks

What eBook formats do you offer?

Our eBooks are available in .epub format — compatible with most devices, including PC and Mac, Kindle, Android devices, and Apple devices. You can visit our eBook Help Center for more details on specific devices.

Do eBooks of Clip Art and Design titles include digital image downloads?

No. The eBook editions of our clip art and design titles are simply digital versions of the print book. They do not include individual image files for the images included. However, many of the images from Dover's clip art and design titles are available as digital downloads from Titles that are available from include "Digital Download Available from" on the right side of their page on our website. You can click that link to be taken directly to the images from that title which are available as digital downloads from You can also browse all of Dover's images available from here.

How Do I Purchase an eBook?

When on the page for a book on our website, click the green "Buy eBook" button to add the eBook to your cart. If you wish to purchase the print book and the eBook (at a special bundle discount), click the black "Bundle + Save" button to add it to your cart. Add any other titles you wish to purchase to your cart, then complete the Checkout process to complete your order. You will receive a confirmation email once your purchase is complete.

Can I buy eBooks for my school or library?

eBooks purchased from are for personal use only. At this time, we do not have a means to facilitate requests for eBooks on the distribution level at We suggest you check into a service like Ingram, Amazon, Kobo, Apple, Google, Overdrive, Scribd, etc..

How do I access the eBooks I bought?

You may access your eBook purchases at any time through My eBookshelf. You can find a link to My eBookshelf at the top of most pages on our website, and there is a tab for it in your MyAccount page.
*Important Note: You must first register and create an account to access your eBookshelf. If you have not already registered and created an account: Click here to register now.

Where can I get help with my eBooks?

For more detailed information and help reading Dover eBooks on various devices, click here to visit our eBook Help Center.

What are the advantages to buying eBooks directly from

When you purchase eBooks directly from, 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.