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E-book access problems

If you are experiencing problems accessing an e-book please let us know.

Provide details such as:

  • title
  • platform ISBN
  • browser you are using
  • screenshots of any error message you receive.

Are there any viewing restrictions?

  • The majority of CBO titles allow multiple concurrent users; however some titles are restricted to a maximum of six concurrent users.
  • There is no way for you to identify these titles, but if you are trying to access an e-book that has reached its maximum number of concurrent users you will see this message; “Maximum user capacity for this title reached”
  • Cambridge recommends that you close the window and try to access the title after 10 minutes as a user may have finished reading.

How many pages can I copy/print?

  • You can copy and paste one chapter or up to 5% of a title, whichever is the greater.
  • Printing is restricted to one chapter or up to 20% of a title, whichever is the greater.

Can I download CBO e-books?

  • Yes -  you can download these titles to any device that are compatible with PDFs.

Troubleshooting CBO e-books

The following is a list of browsers and platforms currently supported by CBO, please ensure you are using one of these when viewing CBO titles.

  • Internet Explorer 7.0+
  • Firefox (Windows and Mac) 3.0+
  • Safari (Windows and Mac) 4.0+
  • Chrome (Windows) 4.0+
  • Opera (Windows) 9.0+