In addition to a diverse range of free content you can add from the Actively Learn Catalog, you can also rent popular titles that are still copyright protected. We have partnered with publishers such as HarperCollins and Simon and Schuster to provide you with titles that are most relevant in today's classrooms.
We have over 18,000 titles that can be rented. You can rent these in a few simple steps as shown below.
After renting copyright content from the Actively Learn Catalog, you need to grant your students access to the text before they can begin reading.
To manage any content rented from the Catalog, follow these simple steps:
The Workspace contains all your content -- whether you paid for it or not. The texts you rented will have a "$" on the bottom of the tile.
You will see:
To grant student access:
If your license expires before you are finished using the text, you'll have the option to extend your license by purchasing a new 3 month license. Assignments on expired licenses will not be deleted. In order to access an assignment with an expired license, just purchase a new rental license.
As a reminder, you will still need to assign the rented text to your classes as you would any other text, before your students can begin reading. Here's the article on how: "Assigning A Text To A Class".
We have permission from a subset of our publisher to offer extended rental periods beyond 3 months.
You can rent titles for 6 months or 1 year terms through these publishers:
For the above publishers, if you would like to purchase content with extended rental periods, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If your school has purchased the rental add-on, you have access to over 18,000 copyrighted texts from (HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster, HMH, Penguin Random House). To access and use the rental texts, select a rental text from the catalog, and assign it as you would for a free texts.
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