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Frequently Asked Questions

    General

    1. What is an eBook?
    2. Are eBooks updated? Will I receive updates automatically?
    3. Can I read my eBook right away?
    4. Can I view a sample eBook?
    5. Rights to Content
    6. What am I buying?
    7. What is the return policy on an eBook?
    8. Once I make a purchase, will I be charged right away?
    9. Can I print the eBook?
    10. What can I do with my eBook?

    How-to Guide

    1. How do I read Industrial Press eBooks on my PC/Mac?
    2. How do I redeem an access code?
    3. How to use the Discount Code ?
    4. How to download the Industrial Press eBooks for offline Reading on my PC/Mac?

    Compatibility / Technical requirements

    1. Hardware & Technical requirements

General

  1. What is an eBook?
  2. An ebook is an electronic version of a book. Industrial Press eBooks allows users to read publications on any screen with a browser that supports Flash. Industrial Press eBooks have the look of print books, with all the layout, figures and images intact. Users can change the font and font size in for close study. Users can read books online or download them to mobile devices for off-line reading.
  3. Are eBooks updated? Will I receive updates automatically?
  4. Individual Industrial Press eBooks will be updated if/when errors, science changes or
    other updates are needed. Also, eBook purchasers will have the opportunity
    to be among the first to purchase new editions of Industrial Press eBooks when they are released. 
  5. Can I read my eBook right away?
  6. Yes! Industrial Press eBooks are available instantly on purchase; with no wait time for shipping or other delays.
  7. Can I view a sample eBook?
  8. All Industrial Press eBooks have sample pages available through ViewInside that users can see before purchasing. Click the View Inside button for a free preview.
  9. Rights to Content
  10. When you purchase an electronic book or redeem a purchase code, you are gaining a right to read the purchased Content online as well as download it into a compatible reader on your own computing device. These are subject to any conditions and limitations due to the technology as well contractual agreements between Industrial Press and its vendors.
  11. What am I buying?
  12. You are paying to get perpetual (100 years) access to the digital copy of Industrial Press’ published books. Your purchase entitles you to view and read  Industrial Press’published books either online at http://ebooks.industrialpress.com/ or offline on your PC/Mac with the iPublishCentral reader and on an iPad/Android Tablet using the Industrial Press’eBooks app depending on what format/mode you have opted for and paid for using the service. 
  13. What is the return policy on an eBook?
  14. As with all electronic Industrial Press products, eBooks cannot be returned. Once the ebook is purchased, the sale is considered to be complete and final. 
  15. Once I make a purchase, will I be charged right away?
  16. A charge will immediately appear on your bank statement under the name eBook Sale for the purchase of your ebook(s). We accept three major credit cards:

    1. Visa

    2. MasterCard

    3. American Express

  17. Can I print the eBook?
  18.  
    Print option is available only when you access the eBook online on a computer.
    The eBook is protected so that only 1 page can be printed at a time(use the dual page view to print what you see on your screen). The Print Option is available on the Top Right Hand corner of the reader.
    As per the Industrial Press eBooks policy, you will be able to print all the pages within the eBook however you can only print 5% of the eBook per session(Each login and log out of the site is considered one session).
     
  19. What can I do with my eBook?
  20. In addition to reading and downloading, you can:

    • Search: Industrial Press eBooks are searchable. You can search within a book or across your ebook library. 

    • Customize: You can highlight text on the screen; bookmark pages; or add notes throughout the ebook.

    • Easy Navigation: In addition to accessing books from your library, your notes, bookmarks, and highlights become part of your dashboard and quick links.

How-to Guide

  1. How do I read Industrial Press eBooks on my PC/Mac?

    • Open the eBooks site ebooks.industrialpress.com on any modern browser that supports flash.
    • Click on the Login option located on top-right hand side panel and Sign in with your registered credentials (Username & Password)
    • Once you are successfully logged in, you will be redirected to your bookshelf page
    • You will see your subscribed eBooks with Online Reading Options.
    • Click on the Reader icon []to read the eBook online.

  2. How do I redeem an access code?
  3. In order to redeem an access code that you have received , you need to register and create an account first on the eBook store, you can do so from here: http://ebooks.industrialpress.com/registerform

    *Access code redemption and purchases can only be done through the website (on your browser on a PC/Mac or an iPad) and not through the app*

    Follow the instructions below to redeem the Access Code.

    • Login to the Industrial Press eBook store:  http://ebooks.industrialpress.com/
    • After successful login, please open the Bookshelf page: http://ebooks.industrialpress.com/bookshelf
    • You will notice the Redeem Access Code button here. Please click on it.
    • Enter your Access code in the given field and click on Redeem.
    • Click on the redeemed book that is now listed – your book will then be available on your “bookshelf.”


  4. How to use the Discount Code ?

    • Select the eBook of your choice.
    • Check the Price box.
    • Price will auto populate in the Total Amount box
    • Click on Buy
    • You will be redirected to the Cart Page.
    • Enter the Discount Code in the Discount Code Box
    • Click on Use Discount Code Button
    • Discount will be applied on your total.
    • Click on Check out
    • You will be taken to the billing information page.
    • Update your information and you will be taken to the secure payment gateway.
    • Once you complete the purchase, eBooks will be available for access immediately with no wait time.


  5. How to download the Industrial Press eBooks for offline Reading on my PC/Mac?
  6.  

    Please follow the below instructions to install the iPublishCentral Reader application to your PC/Mac and download the eBook to your computer.

    Once you login using your account you will notice a button “Download iPublishCentral reader”.

    Click on the download button to go to installation page. Click on Install button to set up iPublishCentral reader on your system.

    When you use iPublishCentral reader for the first time, you need to login (right hand side).

     

    Then enter the following information:

    • Select Normal User.
    • Enter the URL "ebooks.industrialpress.com" in the Site URL, do not use http// or https//. This will allow you to login to the reader without any problem.
    • Enter your user name and password in the respective fields and click on Sign In.
    • Once your account details are verified, the contents of your Bookshelf will be made available on the Reader.
    • Click on individual eBooks to download them to the Reader.
    • Click on the eBook to read.

Compatibility / Technical requirements

  1. Hardware & Technical requirements
  2. Windows


    Internet Explorer -> Version 9.0(Partial support), 10.0 and above (full support)
    Firefox -> Version 16
    Google Chrome-> Version 23
    Opera-> Version 12


    Mac


    Safari: Version 5.3
    Firefox: Version 16 Opera: Version 12
    NOTE: For full functionality, Flash Version 9 and up


    Android tablet app


    Android 4.0.3 or later, access to Google Play Market. Download iPublishCentral Reader for Android free app available through the Google Play store.
    Screen size 7 and 10 inches
    Resolution 800 x 600 and above
    RAM 2GB
    Available Memory Space 500MB and above


    iPad app


    Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus.
    Available memory space 500MB and above