Newly available in digital form, Manchester Digital Textbooks provide easy, flexible access for students and academics to essential core texts. Our digital textbooks are offered on an annual license basis. For pricing information, please contact





Students can access their eTextbook on their favourite device, and can even download content for offline reading.

Our fully searchable content and hyperlinked HTML means that users can quickly navigate to the most relevant content for them.


Off campus access is easily granted via Open Athens and Shibboleth, while on campus, user are automatically authenticated by IP.

We also offer unlimited simultaneous user access, ensuring there are no restrictions and users can access whenever they would like.

Study tools

Users can save their own custom searches and create annotations with their own notes for easy access. They can also view a list of all annotations they have made and filter in a number of ways to help them keep track of different projects.

They can also export citations in a number of different formats.


For pricing information please contact Shelly Turner, our Head of Sales:

Our current inspection copy policy is that we do not send hardback version of our books as inspection copies and due to the current global situation and the difficulties in dispatching print copies, we cannot fulfil requests for paperback inspection copies at this time. However, we can offer digital versions of our books for inspection purposes.

To request an inspection copy, please click the link below and fill out the form:


Further information


  • Inspection copies may only be requested by teaching staff and details of the course/s must be entered on the request form

  • The number of inspection copies requests are limited to two inspection copies per person per year

  • Inspection copy requests will only be considered if sent from institutional email addresses