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verb accuse, arrest, chronicle, docket, engage, enter, enumerate, file, index, inscribe, insert, list, log, make an entry, mark down, note, order, post, prefer charges, record, register, report, schedule, seize legally, tabulate, take into custody, write down
See also: document, employ, engage, enroll, file, hire, program, publication, record, register, retain, script, set down

BOOK. A general name given to every literary composition which is printed; but appropriately to a printed composition bound in a volume.
     2. The copyright, (q. v.) or exclusive right to print and publish a book, may be secured to the author and his assigns for the term of twenty- eight years; and, if the author be living, and a citizen of the United States, or resident therein, the same right shall be continued to him for the further term of fourteen years, by complying with the conditions of the act of Congress; one of which is, that he shall, within three months after publication, deliver, or cause to be delivered, a copy of the same to the clerk of the said district. Act of February 3, 1831. 4 Sharsw. cont. of Story's L. U. S. 2223.

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Through an expanded group of resellers, e-textbooks and comprehensive tools from the Vital Source Bookshelf platform are now available in more than 200 countries and territories including 28 new locations that include India, Australia, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Africa, the Middle East and countries represented by the Gulf Cooperation Council.
We are significantly growing the number of titles offered by our Vital Source Bookshelf platform in addition to expanding our international reach through our reseller network," said Kent Freeman, Chief Operating Officer, Vital Source Technologies Inc.
A bookshelf is where you can add your own stamp - so long as you actually fill them with books.
These newest publishers join Cengage Learning, Elsevier, Wiley, McGraw-Hill, and more than 200 other publishers that currently make content available through VitalSource Bookshelf.
And yes, to end where I started, it should be on every child's bookshelf.
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Returning users need to enter their e-mail address to access their bookshelf.
TURN THE PAGES Vintage books can be turned into art by displaying them so the spines are against the wall and the gilt-edged pages face outwards to create a glimmering bookshelf, which will catch the light.
When Overby learned of VitalSource's Bookshelf etextbook platform, driven by Ingram Digital, he decided to try it out in one of his classes, with some strong results.