Answered By: Matthew Best
Last Updated: Apr 09, 2020     Views: 53

Many of the SUNY Erie textbooks and most the library reserve textbooks are now freely and legally available online in electronic format through RedShelf or VitalSource Helps. Get more information.

RedShelf is a service of Follett, the same company that operates the SUNY Erie bookstores. VitalSource Helps is an eTextbook platform for many institutions across the country. Students are able to borrow up to seven (7) textbooks using their SUNY Erie email address. You to sign up for access through each site. Watch these video tutorials for more help: RedShelf Responds tutorial, VitalSource Helps tutorial.

You can check this spreadsheet to see what SUNY Erie library reserve textbooks are available from RedShelf or VitalSource Helps. RedShelf and VitalSource Helps enacted these services to help college students during the COVID-19 pandemic.