About our Ebooks

University Press of Colorado and Utah State University Press ebooks are available for purchase or rental directly on our website. On your selected title's main page, click ‘Buy Now'. Select the appropriate ebook format, enter the quantity to purchase, and click ‘Add to Cart’. Once your transaction is completed you will be presented with a link to download the ebook file. Some ebooks are available in multiple formats. For more details on which format may be right for you, please see the information below:

  • Adobe Digital Editions: Download this file for desktop viewing. ADE ebooks can be viewed through the Adobe Digital Editions ereader, available for free download. The ereader is also available as an app for Apple devices in the App Store, and for Andriod devices through Google Play. This format is also compatible with several types of ereaders, as well as several iPhone/iPad and Android apps. For more information click here. All UPC and USUP ebooks are available in this format.
  • EPUB format: Download to your dedicated ereader or ereading app (not Kindle). EPub files are compatible with most ereaders and ereadings apps, including iBooks, but should not be downloaded for use with Kindle devices or app.
  • PRC format: Download to your Kindle or Kindle app, available in iTunes App Store and through Google Play. For more information on the format that will work best for you, please check to find out which format your device or software supports.

If you still aren't sure which format will work best for you, please check your device or software documentation to find out which format is appropriate. Our ebooks are also available through most ebook retailers like Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iTunes, etc., so please feel free to purchase directly with your preferred vendor.

For libraries, our books are available from the following vendors:

University Press of ColoradoUtah State University PressUniversity of Alaska PressUniversity of Wyoming Press