ADA Catalog e-book FAQ
Most ADA books include e-book access. E-book access information is printed on the inside front cover of the book.
How can I access my ADA e-book?
If you ordered a print copy of a book that includes an e-book directly from ADACatalog, you will receive an email with the order confirmation information and instructions for how to access the e-book. E-book access instructions are also printed on the inside front cover of ADA books.
If you ordered a print copy of a book that includes an e-book from another vendor, access instructions may be found on the inside front cover of the book.
What is the e-bookshelf?
You can find the ADA e-bookshelf here. Log in with your ADA ID and password to access your e-books.
How long will it take to receive my e-book?
You will be able to access your e-book immediately after completing your order.
Is there a limit on the number of devices from which I can read my e-book?
There is no limit on the number of devices.
What are the technical requirements needed to access the e-book?
ADA e-books will work on most computers, tablets and smartphones. Your device must have web browsing capabilities to read ADA e-books.
Can I search for words or terms in the e-book?
Yes, you can search the e-book easily from the Title of Contents page. On the left panel, there’s a search tool where you can enter a keyword and find a topic quickly.
Can I download my ADA e-books to my device to read offline?
ADA e-books cannot be downloaded. However, you can access your e-books on any device with an internet connection and internet browser.
Will I be able to view or stream videos that are included in ADA e-books?
If the e-book includes a video, you will be able to stream. An internet connection is required.
If my e-book includes a CE test, how will I be able to complete the test?
You can download the attachment for the CE test, print it, take the test and mail with a check for $20 to the American Dental Association, Product Development & Sales, 211 East Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60611.
Alternatively, you can email a scanned copy of the test back to us, and then call 1.800.947.4746 with your credit card payment.
Some of the CE tests are available online. Once you’ve ordered the e-book or book, you can take the online test.
What are the buttons on the side of the book?
The buttons on the left side panel of the book are tools for the user’s convenience:
Institutional Access and Licensing
For any problems with your e-book, contact the ADA Member Service Center at 1.800.947.4746 from 7 a.m.-6 p.m. CT.