VitalSource - Download Bookshelf App and Redeem your eBook

This tutorial will walk you through downloading your VitalSource Bookshelf application and redeeming your ebook code.
Note: If you have installed VitalSource Bookshelf previously you can open the application and skip to Step 6 of this tutorial

Step 1. First, download the VitalSource Bookshelf application here. If you are on your MacBook Pro, click on the macOS version you have to begin your download. Note: If you already have the VitalSource Bookshelf software and a VitalSource Bookshelf account, please skip to Step 5.

Step 2. After the download is finished, drag the VitalSource icon into the Applications folder.

Step 3. You can now click on the icon to launch the VitalSource Bookshelf application.

Step 4. If you already have a VitalSource account, please sign in. Otherwise click “Register for an Account” on the welcome page.

Step 5. Fill out the fields and make sure you use your Full Sail email address ( to complete the registration form. When finished, click “Register”.

Step 6. After registration is complete, click on “Account” from the top menu tab and click “Redeem Code”.
Step 7. Enter your redemption code in the space provided and click “Redeem”. Note: The redemption code will be in an email sent from Full Sail University to your Full Sail email account with the subject line: “eBook Code for your class”.

Step 8. Your eBook should begin downloading immediately; a progress bar shows the eBook download status. If your book does not begin downloading, go to the “Account” menu and click “Update Booklist”. This should update your account with any new book codes you have entered

Step 9. Once the download is complete, double click on the book and the content will be displayed in a new window.

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