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Alex Terry

Alex Terry is a graduate student from Austin, Tex. She has used VitalSource Bookshelf as her go-to learning resource provider since she was an undergrad. Being able to access her books on her phone, tablet or computer is vital to her being a successful student, as her lifestyle is highly mobile and requires an on-the-go solution that has to work when no internet access is available. Our Leann de Leon met Alex while Alex was moonlighting as an Uber driver in Austin. During their conversation on the ride, Leann said she worked for VitalSource and Alex shared her Bookshelf story and agreed to contribute to our blog.

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The value of Bookshelf: A student perspective

Posted by Alex Terry on October 31, 2017

The value of Bookshelf: A student perspectiveAs an undergrad, I went to a public university and, like most students, heavily relied on textbooks to complete and be successful in my studies. Early in my academic career, I found VitalSource as a source for my textbooks – in a digital format – and my study habits were forever changed.

I am now in my master’s program and I use VitalSource Bookshelf every day. I log in to VitalSource on my Mac, open OneNote, put each program side-by-side on my screen and use the integration between the two programs to take notes on the chapter at hand.

There are so many good things about Bookshelf, but there are two main features that I love the most.

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