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Pearson’s eTextbooks on trial in VitalSource Bridge until 31.1.2020

A selection of Pearson’s eBooks can now be accessed via VitalSource Bridge service. The trial period will continue until January 31, 2020 and includes the following titles:

  • Brock Biology of Microorganisms (15th edition, Madigan et al., 2018)
  • Economics of Money, Banking & Financial Markets (12th global edition, Mishkin, 2019)
  • Educational Psychology (13th edition, Woolfolk, 2016)
  • Environmental Science: Toward a Sustainable Future (Wright & Boorse, 12th International edition, 2014)
  • Essentials of Organizational Behavior (14th edition, Robbins & Judge, 2018)
  • Evolutionary Analysis (5th edition, Herron & Freeman, 2014)
  • Exploring Research (9th edition, Salkind, 2017)
  • Fundamentals of Database Systems (7th edition, Elmasri & Navathe, 2016)
  • Human Physiology: an Integrated Approach (8th edition, Silverthorn, 2019)
  • International Economics (11th edition, Krugman, 2018)
  • Introduction to Econometrics (4th edition, Stock, 2019)
  • Organizational Behavior (18th edition, Robbins & Judge, 2019)
  • Qualitative Research Methods for the Social Sciences (9th edition, Lune & Berg, 2017)

The books are not catalogued to JYKDOK, they can be found directly from the service’s home page. Accessing a book starts by clicking “active” and then “launch”. “Welcome to Bookshelf” section can be skipped by choosing “No thanks, I’ll skip this step”. After accepting Terms and Privacy the book opens.

Font and page size can be adjusted with the lower right corner’s “Aa” button. Table of contents, text search and note-making options are on the left side of the page.

Accessing VitalSource Bridge off-campus requires University’s user account (HAKA-authentication).

Feedback and further info: kurssikirjat@jyu.fi / Jussi Savolainen

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