CengageBrain eBook Reader Features

In 2011, CengageBrain rolled out a new eBook reader, leveraging the CourseSmart platform. We're happy to announce that our eBook reader features have been upgraded again to provide an even more robust experience for our eBook users.

Find out more about the new version of the reader.

Features include...

  • improved reading experience, new tools, enhanced viewing options. Find Out More
  • mobile access, including iPad, iPhone, Kindle Fire and Android. Find Out More
  • online/offline access without a software download
  • highlighting
  • note taking
  • copy/paste
  • and much more!
CengageBrain eBook Reader
Find out more about the new version of the online reader launching March 14th
Features include:
Improved reading experience, new tools, enhanced viewing options...
Mobile access, including iPad, iPhone, Kindle Fire and Android...
And much more
See chart below for detailed information about features
and functionality available with the new reader.
Have additional questions about the reader?
Read the FAQs or contact Technical Support
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Internet connection required Yes No Learn More
Pages look identical to print textbook
with same pagination
Yes Yes
Easy navigation with linked Table
of Contents
Yes Yes
Take notes and highlight text Yes Yes
Copy and paste text Yes Yes
Search on specific topics Yes
(Search within an eBook,
eChapter or page)
Yes
(Search within a page)
Print Pages Yes
(Up to 10 pages at
a time)
No
Send information to classmates Yes No
Read on mobile devices within a browser Yes
(Must be connected
to the Internet)
Yes
(Supported on Firefox 3.6 browser
or higher. Get Free Apps)
Read on Android devices, iPad,
iPhone and iPod Touch. Available via
CourseSmart Apps. Get Free Apps
Yes Yes
(Offline reading is only supported within
the app for the iPad)
Access to eBook expires when
subscription expires
Yes Yes