COVID-19: Esri Press e-books access for students at no charge

Blog Post created by ckurnia-esristaff Employee on Mar 22, 2020

To support distance learning during the COVID-19 crisis, Esri Press e-books are made available at no charge for the students through the VitalSource Helps program starting on Monday, March 23, 2020


Info for Students


  • For students to participate, the school has to be a 2-year or 4-year college or university. You can find a complete list of eligible schools on this site.
  • Students will have access to up to 7 titles of their choice (from any publisher, but a total of 7 titles)
  • Students have to sign up with VitalSource and access e-books through Bookshelf using their school-assigned email.
  • Access is provided now  through May 25, 2020. After that, the e-book(s) will disappear from their Bookshelf library. Notes will still be downloadable
  • This program is currently extended to students in the US, UK, and Canada. For others, please contact


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Info for Educators


Esri continues to provide Educators instant access to Esri Press' library and immediate desk copy request.  Educators new to VitalSource must sign up here first.  Please use school-assigned email address when registering.


For more info or questions, contact us at