An ISBN is a 10- or 13-digit number found on the back of a textbook.
Instructors often include ISBNs on their course syllabi or within their learning management system. If your instructor has provided an ISBN,
we recommend searching by it. ISBN is the easiest and quickest way to find your text.
Enter all words in the title you are looking for. The search engine will try to find books that have all the words you entered in the title.
Leave out words such as "a," "an," or "the."
When including edition, use numeric values. For example, “1st edition” instead of “first edition."
Enter all or part of the author name you are looking for.
You do not need to enter a first name, but if there are a lot of books by authors with the same last name, it may help to narrow the results.
You can enter the name in any order such as “John Smith” or “Smith John.” Avoid using a comma since it has a special meaning in the search.
You can search by keyword but this approach is not recommended as it will likely return a large set of results.
If you want to search by keyword, try a combination of author and keyword. For example, “Warren Accounting”
where “Warren” is the author and “Accounting” is the keyword.
To refine your results, use the filtering/sorting options
Filter options include product type and discipline area. Sort options include alphabetical sort (ascending or descending) and copyright year (ascending or descending).
A Content Access Code is packaged with some new Cengage
textbooks, purchased at local bookstores, or purchased online. It
lets you register your book and access the online materials. Your
access code should be similar to PP8XLP3XD528HC
Aplia, MindTap, or CengageNOW Course Key
A course key is a 12 or 15-digit string of numbers and letters that identifies which course youre taking. Your instructor should provide this to you. Try locating your course key in your syllabus or on your instructors course web pages.
To register for CourseMate you must use the Access Code located on your Printed Access Card. Note that a CourseMate Course Key is registered directly from the CourseMate Home page, only after you have registered and launched your CourseMate product.
CourseMate Course Keys are not entered via CengageBrain. If your instructor provided a Course Key, open your CourseMate product.
From the CourseMate Home page click the Enter Your Course Key button and enter your Course Key to enroll in your instructor's course.