Questions about eBooks

What eBook formats do you offer?

Our eBooks are available in .epub format — compatible with most devices, including PC and Mac, Kindle, Android devices, and Apple devices. You can visit our eBook Help Center for more details on specific devices.

Do eBooks of Clip Art and Design titles include digital image downloads?

No. The eBook editions of our clip art and design titles are simply digital versions of the print book. They do not include individual image files for the images included. However, many of the images from Dover's clip art and design titles are available as digital downloads from You can browse all of Dover's images available from here.

How Do I Purchase an eBook?

Books available as eBooks on our website will have "eBook" available in the Formats dropdown on the upper right part of the product page. Make sure "eBook" is selected, then click the "Add to Cart" button to add the ebook to your cart. Add any other titles you wish to purchase to your cart, then complete the Checkout process to complete your order. You will receive a confirmation email once your purchase is complete.

Can I buy eBooks for my school or library?

eBooks purchased from are for personal use only. At this time, we do not have a means to facilitate requests for eBooks on the distribution level at We suggest you check into a service like Ingram, Amazon, Kobo, Apple, Google, Overdrive, Scribd, etc..

How do I access the eBooks I bought?

You may access your eBooks that you have purchased from Dover at any time through My eBookshelf. You can find a link to My eBookshelf at the top of your Account page.
*Important Note: You must first register and create an account to access your eBookshelf, using the same email address you used to order your eBook(s). If you have not already registered and created an account: Click here to register now.
For customers with eBooks from our old website, you can access your old eBooks in the same way: go to Account and click "My eBookshelf". If you have not already created an account on our new website or set your password, you will need to do so. Please be sure to register with the same email address you used previously to purchase your eBooks. If you need additional help, Contact Us.

Where can I get help with my eBooks?

For more detailed information and help reading Dover eBooks on various devices, click here to visit our eBook Help Center.

What are the advantages to buying eBooks directly from

When you purchase eBooks directly from, you receive discounted pricing and a personalized eBookshelf storing all of your eBook purchases. Your eBook version will be available for download at your My eBookshelf page shortly after submitting your order. Browse Dover's extensive selection of eBooks here: Download eBooks.