Navigate the Bookshelf

The Realize Reader bookshelf, available in Realize Reader Selected ReadingClosed Realize Reader Selected Reading (RRSR) opens in a new window that displays the entire book and enables the completion of the activities using the full set of Realize Reader tools and navigation features. assignments only, or when accessing Realize Reader from the offline app, displays images of all your active book subscriptions. Each book's image provides information about the book's availability, status, and content.

  • When you are using the Realize Reader offline app, for some books, a Manage Offline Access icon displays, indicating the book, or portions of the book, can be downloaded so you can access the content offline.
  • The Downloaded label indicates you've already downloaded the book or portions of the book.
  • The information icon provides brief publishing and content information about the book.

    Book thumbnail image showing Assigned label, Downloaded indicator and information icon.

  • When tabbing, Skip To main Content feature will assist the user from having to tab through every option within the toolbar. It directs the user to the main segment of their elected content.

Refine your Bookshelf

Following are the various options to customize your bookshelf as per your requirements and needs:

  • You can sort your books by Title or Assigned status:

    • The Assigned status indicates your book has an assignment that you have not completed. The bookshelf displays your assigned books first, followed by unassigned books.

    • To sort the books in ascending order, select Title A-Z , or select Title Z-A to sort in descending order.

  • Select Keep textbooks on top checkbox to display only the textbooks on top of the page.

  • You can search a book by its Author or Title using the Search bar.

Expired books will be hidden from the bookshelf.

Read a Book

  1. Click on any book to begin reading in Realize Reader.

    If you are offline, books that you have downloaded display with full-color images and can be read offline. Books that have not been downloaded display in gray scale.

  2. If you're done reading and want to return to the bookshelf, click the Realize Reader logo at the top.

Books viewed in Realize Reader require active subscriptions with content providers. Subscriptions are not included with the Realize Reader application.

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