CourseSmart, a privately held company headquartered in San Mateo, California, is a provider of eTextbooks and digital course materials. CourseSmart was founded in 2007 by publishers in higher education including Bedford, Cengage Learning, Freeman & Worth Publishing Group (Macmillan), McGraw-Hill Education, John Wiley & Sons, and Pearson.
The CourseSmart catalog includes more than 40,000 eTextbooks, representing 90% of the core textbooks currently in use in North American Higher Education, as well as an online catalog of eResources and other digital course materials. Available in online or offline formats, CourseSmart eTextbooks provide savings off the price of new print textbooks and gives students, faculty, partners, and institutions a new way to find and access course materials. Students and instructors have anytime, anywhere access to their required course materials from any Web browser and on many mobile devices (including Android; the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch; Microsoft Windows; and other Web-enabled devices).
Huge Savings at CourseSmart
Go paperless with eTextbooks from CourseSmart and move light years beyond traditional print textbooks.With CourseSmart you can buy books at up to 60% off in comparison to print books. 100 million dollars is what students have saved collectively by choosing CourseSmart. Like them on Facebook or tweet to stay up to date on all the latest information about digital course materials, offers and apps. Get your course materials online now and start studying right away. Return eTextbooks within 7 days if less than 20% has been viewed. Highlight, takes notes, print pages and share information.
Get Exam Copies In Seconds
CourseSmart lets instructors request FREE exam copies and desk copies as eTextbooks on over 90% of core higher education titles from leading publishers like Pearson, Cengage, McGraw–Hill Education, Macmillian, John Wiley & Sons, and more. CourseSmart helps instructors and faculty streamline the textbook evaluation to adoption process with digital course materials and other online tools.
If it's your first time, the eTextbook will be added to your Bookshelf in pending status with access to publisher-designated sample pages until the publisher grants full access. Once you have full access to your first eTextbook, you can add additional titles to your Bookshelf instantly with full access, no additional approvals necessary!
How It Works
Getting your eTextbooks and eResources from CourseSmart is easy. Once you add them to your CourseSmart bookshelf, you can access them anytime, anywhere. Here's how to get started.
Use "Search" or "Advanced Search" to find your eTextbooks and eResources. Add your course materials to your Cart and checkout. If you have a CourseSmart redemption code for an eTextbook purchased at your campus bookstore or other bookseller, enter the code at the top of the page, or visit Coursesmart.com. Then follow the steps to get your course materials. Visit "My Bookshelf" to use your digital course materials.