Getting Started

The Norton Ebook Reader works on computers, tablets, and smartphones and includes intuitive highlighting and note-taking features. This page provides details on students can access their Norton Ebook Reader books and manage associated settings.

How do I register for my ebook?

You can register for an ebook in two ways:

  1. Enter a registration code.
    • An ebook registration code is included with new copies of select Norton textbooks.
  2. Make an online purchase.
    • You can purchase access to Norton ebooks online. If your textbook is accompanied by other digital learning tools in addition to an ebook, you will have access to those through your online ebook purchase.

How do I get started using the ebook?

There is a great "Getting Started" resource available on the Digital Resources page for your textbook (you don't even need to create an account or login to access it!):

  1. Go to the Digital Resources page for your textbook. The link starts with "" and ends with the short title of your textbook. We recommend asking your instructor for the exact link to make sure you are accessing the correct textbook required for your course.
  2. Click on the Getting Started tile: 

Which devices and browsers can I use to access the ebook?

To view minimum system requirements for using the Norton Ebook Reader, please click here.

How long will my access to the ebook last?

Depending on the textbook, the ebook access length options are as follows:

  1. For textbooks that are accompanied by only an ebook and no other Norton digital learning tools (i.e., InQuizitive, SmartWork, ZAPS), there are two different access length options:
    • 180 days
    • 360 days
  2. For textbooks that are accompanied by an ebook and any of the aforementioned Norton digital learning tools, the only access length option is 360 days.
    Note: Purchase of an ebook automatically entitles you to other for-sale digital learning tools that accompany that textbook for 360 days.

Are there any how-to videos available?

The following how-to videos should answer most of your ebook questions!

Student registration

Ebook navigation

Highlighting, bookmarking, note-taking

Adding yourself to a Student Set

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