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Student e-book purchase direct from OUP


How to order

Search by title or ISBN on the US higher education website

Choose a subscription length, and click the 'Buy E-book' button.

Login or create an account there to process payment.

Once payment has been successfully completed, you will automatically redirect to the ebook download store (VitalSource).

Log in at VitalSource to access the e-book, using the same username and password that was used to purchase it.

Credit cards

We accept VISA, MasterCard, and American Express.

Access to the e-book

If you are having trouble accessing an e-book that you have purchased, please contact the VitalSource customer service dept.

Tel: 1-855-200-4146

Who can purchase an e-book?

Students outside the US can purchase ebooks from OUP direct.

In some instances, students may not be able to complete a purchase due to sanctions, rights to sell, or other restrictions.

Country list

Unfortunately, we are currently unable to sell e-books within the following countries:

North Korea
South Sudan

* We are able to accept new business from Ukraine, pending sanctions checks. Transactions in Ukraine are being reviewed to ensure that OUP meets its international and internal sanctions obligations.

Working with Research 4 Life (R4L), we have made access to OUP's full journals collection and all online books included in OUP's Developing Countries programme freely available to institutions and non-profit organizations in Ukraine.

How do I access the supporting digital content?

If you are using an Enhanced e-Book, you should have access to all digital content (e.g., videos, practice tests, etc.) within your e-reader.

If your instructor requires you to use Oxford Learning Link, click on the Courseware tab on the e-book and copy the access code for your Learning Management System.

Additional instructions can be found on the Learning Link website.


Depending on your location you may be charged tax.

Your order total, including any taxes to be charged, will be shown during checkout.

If you are ordering on behalf of a tax-exempt organization, please do not order e-books directly online.

If you believe that you have been charged tax in error, please contact our Customer Services Department.

Contact us

If you have a query that isn't answered here, please contact our customer service team and we will try our best to answer your question.

Returns Policy for eBooks

You have 14 calendar days to return an item from the date you purchased it.

You must not have viewed or printed, in total, more than five percent (5%) of the eBook.

You must not have used any included access codes for any online resource that came with your eBook purchase.

You must not have previously returned the same eBook from a prior purchase.

To find out more, please contact us