Cambridge Bookshelf has now retired and most of our eBooks have moved to Cambridge One, your new home for digital learning. There you get access to a wide range of activities, resources and tools to support your teaching and learning with Cambridge.
Bookshelf closure FAQs
What has happened?
The Cambridge Bookshelf website and mobile apps have become unavailable. Details for accessing your eBook are available atbookshelf.cambridge.org.
Can I still access my eBook?
Most of our eBooks have moved to Cambridge One where you can activate them using a valid Bookshelf access code. Find out how your eBook is affected by selecting it in the menu atbookshelf.cambridge.org.
What's Cambridge One and does it work on mobile devices?
Cambridge One is your new home for digital learning. There you'll find a wide range of activities, resources and tools to support your teaching and learning with Cambridge.
You can access your eBook in a web browser on a desktop, laptop, tablet, or mobile phone. You can also download your eBook and use it offline on your computer with the Cambridge One Desktop App.
Can I use my Bookshelf login and password to access Cambridge One?
No, if you don't have a Cambridge One account yet, please sign up using your email address.
How can I get my Bookshelf access code so that I can activate it in Cambridge One?
If you haven't copied your access code before Bookshelf closed, you might still be able to find it inside the front cover of your printed book. If not, please contact our Support team at firstname.lastname@example.org quoting the email address of your Bookshelf account and the eBook title.
When asked to enter an activation code, copy and paste your Bookshelf access code. Cambridge One will automatically add hyphens. The code may then look like this: 53ee-0c0e-41b4-c or like this: 53ee-0c0e-41b4-c56f-uy56-iw81-u0as-74m9
Submit the code (with the hyphens) to activate your eBook
I can't find my Bookshelf access code. What should I do?
If you can't get your access code because Bookshelf has already closed or for any other reason, you might still be able to find it inside the front cover of your printed book. If not, please contact our Support team at email@example.com quoting the email address of your Bookshelf account and the eBook title
I'm a teacher, can I activate my eBook in Cambridge One?
Yes, most eBooks can be activated by teachers as well as students. However, some eBooks in Cambridge One can only be activated by student accounts. All of these eBooks are included in the Presentation Plus tool for teachers, and you don't need to activate them separately. Please reach out to our Support team at firstname.lastname@example.org if you need assistance.
Can I still use the eBooks already downloaded on my Bookshelf mobile app?
Unfortunately, no, the Bookshelf mobile apps have been disabled.
Have Grammar in Use and Vocabulary in Use moved to Cambridge One?
Yes, the following eBooks are now available in Cambridge One:
Advanced Grammar in Use
Basic Grammar in Use
English Grammar in Use
Essential Grammar in Use
Grammar in Use Intermediate
Business Vocabulary in Use
English Vocabulary in Use
You can activate your valid Bookshelf access code in Cambridge One.
My eBook hasn't moved to Cambridge One, how can I access it now?
If you still need access to your eBook, please check with your teacher or contact our Support team at email@example.com quoting your access code and the eBook title.
Have my answers, annotation, and bookmarks been moved to Cambridge One?
No, unfortunately, the answers, annotations, and bookmarks you may have added in Bookshelf haven't been moved across to Cambridge One.