Installing VitalSource Bookshelf onto Mac

In order to download and run the VitalSource Bookshelf, follow the instructions below:

  • Visit and download the Mac Vital Source file.
  • Locate the downloaded file and 'double click' the file to unzip it.
  • Do not open the file yet, instead move the unzipped file into 'Applications


  • From 'Applications' create a shortcut by dragging the VitalSource file onto the dock.

  • Open VitalSource Bookshelf 
  • Enter the credentials you created when setting up your VitalSource Account (follow the instructions here to create a new account if you haven't done so already)

  • All the books you have accessed already will be readily available under 'All Titles' on the left side menu

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