About Our Ebooks

Ebooks

Most Emond titles are available in ebook format. Use the search bar on the right to find your item, and scroll to the bottom of the product page to view the format options.

Our ebooks are designed to offer convenience and affordability for students, instructors, and practitioners. They offer many of the same advantages as hardcopy texts, including the ability to highlight, annotate, and bookmark, as well as additional features such as keyword searching, active hyperlinks, printing, and lightweight portability.

Click the Specifications tab to view product details, device compatibility, download requirements, and sales policies.

Click the Features tab to learn how to highlight, annotate, search, and bookmark your ebooks.

Click the Instructions tab for details on how to download and access ebooks.

Click the FAQs tab for answers to frequently asked questions.

Click the Group Licenses tab for more information on licensing ebooks for your school, firm, or organization.

If you have additional questions about our ebooks or require further assistance with the download process, please email us at help@emond.ca or call 1-888-837-0815.

Format

Ebooks are provided in PDF format. This format preserves illustrative diagrams and charts as well as sample forms and precedents, and also maintains pagination so that ebook page numbers correspond to hardcopy page numbers.

Compatibility

All of our ebooks are readable using Adobe Digital Editions, a free, downloadable ebook-reading application that is required in order to access them and load them onto smartphones, tablets, and computers. Free download here.

Emond ebooks are compatible with most devices, including Apple, Android, and Kobo products. Click here to view the complete list of compatible devices. Please note that Emond ebooks are not compatible with Kindle eReaders.

Downloads

Once you have purchased your ebook, you have two downloads. For download instructions, please view the Instructions tab above.

Printing

Emond ebooks are print-enabled, to a maximum of ten pages at a time at ten second intervals.

Ebook Licences

Ebooks may be purchased with either a one-year or an extended licence. A one-year licence gives you access to the ebook for one year from the date of download, and you have one year from the date of purchase to initiate your download. With an extended licence, your ebook will never expire. Once you have downloaded it, you will have access to it indefinitely.

Print and Ebook Bundles

Print and ebook bundles are available for purchase exclusively on emond.ca. Ebooks are automatically added to your account upon purchase. To access your ebook, log into your Emond account and navigate to “My Books” in the upper right-hand corner of the screen.

Sales Policy

All ebooks are final sale.

Table of Contents and Bookmarks

Once you have opened your ebook in Adobe Digital Editions, you will be able to navigate directly to any chapter using the hyperlinked Table of Contents, or to the page of your choice using Bookmarks.

To access these options, open the Navigation Panel by clicking the list icon (pictured below) on the left-hand side of the navigation bar at the top your screen.

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Once you have clicked this button, a panel will appear on the left-hand side of your screen displaying either the Table of Contents or your Bookmarks. Use the buttons to toggle between the two.

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To bookmark a page, right-click anywhere on the page and select "Bookmark," or click the ribbon icon on left-hand side of the navigation bar at the top of your screen (pictured below). Once a page has been bookmarked, you can navigate directly to it from the Navigation Panel.

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Highlighting

To highlight an important section of text in your ebook, use your cursor to select the text you wish to highlight, then right-click and select the "Highlight" option:

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Once you have highlighted a section, it will show up under Bookmarks in the Navigation Panel on the left-hand side of the screen (which you can open and close using the list icon on the left-hand side of the navigation bar at the top of the screen).

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Creating Annotations

Once a section of text has been highlighted, you can create a note that corresponds to it. You may do so either by double-clicking on the entry in the Bookmarks section of the Navigation Panel, or by right-clicking on the highlighted text and selecting "Open Pop-Up Note"

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Keyword Searches

Search functionality allows you to perform keyword-specific searches to make navigating your ebook as efficient as possible. To do so, enter your search term(s) in the white box on the right side of the navigation bar at the top of your screen. Press enter. Use the white arrows to scroll through the results.

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Hyperlinked Case Citations

Most digital casebooks published after 2012 include hyperlinked citations that will direct you to the corresponding full-text judgment on CanLII.

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Buying an Ebook

  1. On a book's product page, scroll down to the “Prices and Formats” section and look for the Format: Digital options available.
  2. A 1-Year ebook gives you access to the book for one year, starting the day that you download the book. An Extended ebook never expires.

  3. On the ebook you want to purchase, click Add to Cart.
  4. Click on Cart in the upper right-hand corner of the page and follow the instructions to check out and buy.

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Downloading Your Ebook

Please note: Your should download your ebooks using a home Internet connection because some Internet servers (such as your school or business server) have firewalls that may block the download of unrecognized applications.

  1. Download Adobe Digital Editions from Adobe's website. This is required to access your ebook.
  2. Is your device compatible with Adobe Digital Editions? Most devices are, but check on Adobe's website to be sure that your device is compatible with Adobe Digital Editions.

  3. Log in to your acount on emond.ca.
  4. Click My Books in the upper right-hand corner of the page.
  5. Scroll down to Digital Redemptions/Purchases.
  6. Click the title of your book, then click View under the Content heading. Only click this once so that you do not use your additional download. The file to download is in .acsm format. Open this file with Adobe Digital Editions.
  7. You need to authorize your computer to use Adobe Digital Editions using an Adobe ID. If you authorize your computer with an Adobe ID, you can access your books from any device: cell phone, tablet, computer. On mobile devices, use the Adobe Digital Editions app to authorize the device using your Adobe ID. (For more information on mobile devices, see the instructions for Using Your Ebook on a Mobile Device listed below.)

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Downloading Your Ebook with a PIN Code

  1. Download Adobe Digital Editions from Adobe's website. This is required to access your ebook.
  2. Is your device compatible with Adobe Digital Editions? Most devices are, but check on Adobe's website to be sure that your device is compatible with Adobe Digital Editions.

  3. Log in to your acount on emond.ca.
  4. Click My Books in the upper right-hand corner of the page and follow the instructions under Redeem an Ebook Pin Code.

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Using Your Ebook on a Mobile Device

  1. Download the Adobe Digital Editions app.
  2. Sign in using your Adobe ID. You will see the books you have purchased.

If the Adobe Digital Editions app does not work, you can use a different app called Bluefire Reader:

  1. Download Bluefire Reader and log in using your Adobe ID.
  2. Download your ebook from your My Books page. (Do not use Google Chrome.)
  3. Follow the instructions for Downloading an Ebook listed above.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Do I need an Internet connection to see my ebook?
A: After you download your ebook, you do not need to be connected to the Internet to read it.

Q: How do I access an ebook that I already downloaded?
A: Once you have downloaded your ebook, you will be able to access it on your device by opening Adobe Digital Editions and viewing your Bookshelf. You do not need to be connected to the Internet to read your ebook.

Q: Why only 2 downloads?
A: If you authorize your computer using an Adobe ID, you only need to download the file once to see it on multiple devices. You will need the second download only if you choose to use Bluefire Reader, a different app that works with our ebooks.

Q: What if Adobe Digital Editions doesn't work on my computer?
A: You can use a different app called Bluefire Reader on Apple iOS, Android, and Windows PCs. The Bluefire Reader does not work on Mac laptops or desktop computers. Use your Adobe ID to log in. You will need to download the ebook file again from your My Books. (Do not use Google Chrome.) Then follow the instructions for downloading an ebook on the Instructions tab above.

Q: What do I do if I have problems?
A: Please email help@emond.ca or call 1-888-837-0815 for assistance.

Group Licences

If you wish to inquire about group licensing for your school, firm, or organization, please contact us.

For colleges, universities, and private career colleges:
Kevin Smulan at 416-975-3925 ext. 234

For firms, organizations, libraries, and law schools:
Debbie Hogan at 416-975-3925 ext. 239

 
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