ActiveBooks are eBooks based on Student Books, Teacher Guides, Revision Guides or other Pearson Education titles. They can be accessed using a back-of-the-book code, an individual online purchase, or through a school subscription.
For most students, ActiveBooks will be added to your account by your teacher.
To add an ActiveBook to your account:
Once a code is redeemed, the corresponding ActiveBook will be instantly added to the Library.
ActiveBooks accessed by redeeming a code belong to the account used to redeem them. If a student or teacher loses access to their school's resources, they will continue to have access to any ActiveBooks which they redeemed using a code.
Yes, you can change which students have access to ActiveBooks on the “Manage access to products” page. You can find out how in the help section on Managing student access to products.
If the silver coating over the number has been scratched off, then someone has already used the code and you cannot use it again. If the code is still covered over, you may be able to use it. Codes in books can be activated up to 3 years after they were created. Once activated the code will last for 3 years.