Step 1. Open UCT Libraries website (www.lib.uct.ac.za) and search for the textbook in the provided search box at the library homepage.
Step 2. From the retrieved results, open the 2018 edition.
Step 3. Click on Kortext in the ‘View Online’ section.
Step 4. In the opened page, search for University of Cape Town and as you type University of Cape Town with a ‘sign in’ option will appear. Select the Sign in link as indicated in the picture.
Step 5. Use your staff or student number and your network password to sign in. Then select one of the Yes buttons to continue.
Step 6. Access textbook on the next homepage. You can navigate, annotate, bookmark and print 10 pages using the left side bar menus.
P.S. The platform has a reader app that enables downloading textbooks for offline use. However, due to the size of the Biology: a global approach book, the data and time it requires to download, it is better to access it online.
In order to download and read your textbook offline, you need to have one of the readers
See the slides below for guidance.