Phone: 406.243.2243 (voice mail) or 406.282.4602 (cell)
The Mansfield Library's resources for Remote Research & Instruction has information on free access to eTextbooks and eBooks due to COVID-19. See "Currently Free Resources (in response to COVID-19)." These resources include:
- Cengage Unlimited
- Macmillian Learning
- National Emergency Library
EPUB is the industry standard for digital publication. EPUB provides a high degree of accessibility and optimizations. Users can change the color, font size, background color of the display, and the book will reorganize itself on a device. EPUB can be read on most Android, Apple, Windows devices, and other ebook readers such as Kobo, Nook, and Sony Reader. Note that Amazon Kindle is not compatible with EPUB.
How to find eTextbooks in EPUB
The VitalSource Bookshelf app comes with text-to-speech, search and navigation, and study tools.
Other popular reading apps
DAISY Consortium's Inclusive Publishing has reviews of popular reading apps including Digital Editions, Edge, and iBooks.
Thorium Reader (free) for PC
Dolphin Easy Reader (free) for iOS and Android
Voice Dream Reader (iOS)
Students approved by Disability Services can request conversion services from Accessible Technology Services.
Accessible Technology Services
Social Sciences Building Room 120 (IT Central)
Students should use self-help resources or work with their coordinator to obtain interim modifications.
Examples of interim modifications:
- A reader from Disability Services.
- Requesting a reasonable extension of the course deadline for an assigned reading from the instructor.