Have you found yourself visiting a half dozen websites, etc., for a required textbook only to find that the ISBN does not exist? If you are unfamiliar with ISBN searching, you may think that the professor made an error or that the textbook is not available yet. You probably don't know you're looking for a Custom/Bundle textbook.

Many textbook publishers are giving professors the option to modify a textbook by adding chapters, printed access codes, and labs. These textbooks are given a unique ISBN, the ISBN no longer is for the single book but is for the package and is specific to the components in package . For best results, click Live Chat, a customer support representative will take your ISBN and display your book for you.

 

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Can I give my access code to a friend to use?

Important:
Access codes are not interchangeable between classes.
Access codes can only be used once.

Verify that the access code prefix (on the outside of the access code card or envelope) is valid for the textbook edition used in your class. Go to webassign support and search for your textbook edition.
Different access codes might be valid for either single-term multi-term access. Multi-term access codes often include either RMY or MTB in the prefix. If in doubt, check webassign support or contact WebAssign Customer Support.

Do I really need an access code?

The use of your textbook's access code is usually up to your professor. In some cases, a professor may only recommend that you use the textbook code found in your student access kit to obtain additional reference and/or study material on your course. In other cases, a professor may require you to use your textbook access code because a portion of your grade will come be coming from the online material.

How long will I be able to view the online content provided by my access code?

While textbook access code subscriptions may vary, a student access code should grant you access to online content for the duration of your course, generally lasting between 6-12 months.

If I buy a used book and it doesn't come with an access code, can I purchase my access code separately?

Of course! Because many professors do not require the use of access codes in their class, a slew of savvy students are out there selling their unused textbook access codes on the Internet. Caution access codes can not be reused, check if it appears re-wrapped.

What in the world is an access code?

Access codes (also referred to as textbook access codes, student access codes or a student access kit) is a series of letters and numbers that allows you access to your courses online content and/or additional study material. Access codes (which can only be used once) have been included with new textbooks as a way for publisher's to "add value" for those who purchase their textbooks new rather than used.

Access Codes

College Textbooks and Access Codes can only be used by original purchaser and can not be re-used.
Access codes are online passwords from major publishers that grant access to a variety of extra course materials like digital version of books, quizzes, study guides and more, which can be popular add-ons by your professor.

SAM 365 & 2016 Assessments, Training, and Projects Printed Access Card with Access to 1 MindTap Reader for 6 months 1st Edition. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The 13-digit and 10-digit formats both work.

What does Cengage Sam stand for?

SAM (Skills Assessment Manager) is a web-based application that measures student proficiency in Microsoft Office software and technology-related topics. SAM teaches Microsoft Word, Excel, Power- Point, Access, Outlook and Internet Explorer, in addition to foundational computer concepts.

To register your access code:

  • Go to login to Cengage.
  • Log in or create a new account.
  • Click Add a Course or Register a Product.
  • Enter the course key provided by your instructor, if applicable.
  • Enter the access code in the Enter Access Code box.
  • Click Submit.
  • Click Open to access your product

Students must have an access code for each course that uses WebAssign. This access code is not a password and is not required to log into WebAssign. Once registered, codes become part of a student’s WebAssign account record and cannot be transferred to other students.

Important! Students need both a class key and an access code to fully access the course. Class keys place you in the correct class. Access codes give you paid access to the class materials. Your instructor provides a class key if he or she has chosen to use self-enrollment for your class. If your instructor chose to upload the roster instead, then there is no class key, and he or she will provide you with your username and password. See your syllabus, or ask your instructor or TA if your class is self-enrolled.

My students are using a bundle textbook that includes an access code but they are telling me the access code portion is no longer available can you help with this?

Yes I can help with this, your bundle has been updated from LMS Printed Access Card to gradually replacing LMS to simply Printed Access Card the Publisher also changed the ISBN I have sent you the new Bundle ISBN, you are getting the same material, and ordering with the new ISBN you should be fine.

Can I give my access code to a friend to use?

Answer

Important:
Access codes are not interchangeable between classes.
Access codes can only be used once.

Verify that the access code prefix (on the outside of the access code card or envelope) is valid for the textbook edition used in your class.

Do I really need an access code?

Answer

The use of your textbook's access code is usually up to your professor. In some cases, a professor may only recommend that you use the textbook code found in your student access kit to obtain additional reference and/or study material on your course. In other cases, a professor may require you to use your textbook access code because a portion of your grade will come be coming from the online material.

How long will I be able to view the online content provided by my access code?

Answer
While textbook access code subscriptions may vary, a student access code should grant you access to online content for the duration of your course, generally lasting between 6-12 months.

If I buy a used book and it doesn't come with an access code, can I purchase my access code separately?

Answer

Of course! Because many professors do not require the use of access codes in their class, a slew of savvy students are out there selling their unused textbook access codes on the Internet. Caution access codes can not be reused, check if it appears re-wrapped.

What in the world is an access code?

Answer

Access codes (also referred to as textbook access codes, student access codes or a student access kit) is a series of letters and numbers that allows you access to your courses online content and/or additional study material. Access codes (which can only be used once) have been included with new textbooks as a way for publisher's to "add value" for those who purchase their textbooks new rather than used. Popular websites also use student access kits for exclusive access to some of their online content.

Most codes are valid for one term. If a code is valid for a longer period of time, the duration is stated on the access code card.

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