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Features and Requirements for Academy eBooks

iPC Online

iOS mobile devices

(iPads & iPhones)

Android devices

(tablets & smartphones)

 

Dedicated App

No

Yes

Yes

BasiSearch

Yes

Yes

Yes

Advanced Search

Yes

No

No

Search acrosalpurchased books

Yes

No

No

Bookmarking

Yes

Yes

Yes

Note-taking

Yes

Yes

Yes

Highlighting

Yes

Yes

Yes

Syncbookmarksnotesand highlights acrosdevices

Yes

Yes

Yes

Download fooffline reading

Focal Points only

Yes

Yes

Zooon images, or enlarging images

Yes

Yes

Yes

Video viewing

Yes

Yes

Yes

Multimedia library

Coming Soon

Yes

Yes

Page Printing

Focal Points only

No

No

Tech Specs

PC:Windows7or 8;with Google Chrome 39+, Firefox 38+,Safari 5+, IE or 10. Or, Windows 10 with IE 11, Edge 12, Firefox or Chrome.

Mac:OS Xwith   Safari 5+

 

iOS 7.0+

Android 4.1+

 



  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 




License

Purchaser may download purchased eBooks on up to five personal devices. eBook purchasers will be able to access the content for the life of the product.





Recommendations

Not recommended for use with tablet/smartphone operating systems that are not installed by the manufacturer. Not recommended for smartphones with screens smaller than five inches.

 

Instructions

Following your eBook purchase, you will receive two emails from the Academy. These emails will contain your access key(s) and access instructions.

 

INSTRUCTIONS

STEP ONE
User Access Key Redemption Instructions

(If you purchased your eBook directly from the Academy and were not sent an access key, skip to step two below.)

  • Visit aao.org/accesskeys
  • Type the access key into the access key field.
  • Click “Submit”.
  • Log in with your Academy website username and password OR create an account if you do not have an account.
  • Click “Access” displayed below the product or exam title or image.

 

STEP TWO
eBook Access Instructions

To Access Online:

  • Visit aao.org and log in with your username and password.
  • Click on “My Online Products” in your account widget.
  • Click on the title of your new eBook.
  • You may be asked to log in with your username and password again.
  • Click on “Read eBook”.

To Access from an Apple iPad or iPhone:

  • Visit aao.org and log in with your username and password.
  • Click on “My Online Products” in the widget on the right side of your screen.
  • Click on the title of your new eBook to activate your access.
  • Download the AAO eBooks app from the App Store.
  • Open the App Store app on your device.
  • Tap the search icon at the bottom of the screen.
  • Type “AAO eBooks” into the search field and tap the search button.
  • Look for the “American Academy of Ophthalmology eBooks” app and tap the “Get” button.
  • Tap “Install”.
  • Once the app finishes downloading, tap the “AAO eBooks” icon to open.
  • Log in to the app with your Academy username and password.
  • Tap on the bookshelf icon in the bottom right corner.
  • Tap on the cover image of your new eBook to download.
  • After the book has downloaded, tap on it again to read.

To access from an Android tablet:

  • Visit aao.org and log in with your username and password.
  • Click on “My Online Products” in the widget on the right side of your screen.
  • Click on the title of your new eBook to activate your access.
  • Download the AAO eBooks app from the Google Play Store.
  • Open the “Play Store” app on your mobile device.
  • Type “AAO eBooks” into the “Google Play” search field and tap the search button.
  • Look for the “American Academy of Ophthalmology eBooks” app under the apps category.
  • Tap “INSTALL”.
  • Tap “ACCEPT”.
  • Once the app finishes downloading, tap the “AAO eBooks” icon to open.
  • Log in to the app with your Academy username and password.
  • Tap on the bookshelf icon in the top navigation to locate your e-bookshelf.
  • Tap on the cover image of your new eBook to download.
  • After the book has downloaded, tap on it again to read.
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