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XanEdu is a publishing platform that allows mobility, interactivity, and accessibility inside and outside the classroom. Materials published through XanEdu can be accessed through the internet, android devices, iPad apps, and Blackboard.

NYU Bookstore Purchase: Follow these instructions after you purchase your XanEdu course materials from the NYU bookstore.

  1. Upon purchase you will receive a 16-digit Folio-X key code.
  2. Refer to the XanEdu Folio-X Important Information below to determine how to begin accessing your Folio-X course materials either through XanEdu.com or Blackboard
  3. Choose your device/access and follow the instructions.
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Watch our new videos to help you make the most of your iPad app experience. Six different videos cover all the main features:
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  • Adding and deleting course materials in your library
  • Basic navigation
  • Adding highlights and notes
  • Sharing and collaboration
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FactSheet

 

myXanEdu Web Reader

Now Available for Online, Desktop Users

We're pleased to announce that our award-winning feature set built originally for iPad and tablet users is now available for online users. Our enhanced myXanEdu Web Reader takes students beyond static PDFs and offers a dynamic and interactive way to engage with your course materials while online. Learn more or read the instructional guide (PDF).
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XanEdu iPad App v.2.8

XanEdu recommends that all students update to this version.
Supports viewing, highlighting and note taking on PDF content within the app
• Tutorial videos and further resources are available at: http://www.xanedu.com/xanapp/

XanEdu iPad App v.2.7

  • Released August 2012 and available for update in the App Store. XanEdu recommends that all students update to this version
  • Now supports viewing, highlighting and note taking on PDF content within the app
  • Click here for a detailed list of updates and student resources
  • Students using the XanEdu iPad app should visit http://www2.xanedu.com/ipad-app for further resources
  • Tutorial videos are available at: http://www2.xanedu.com/ipad-app-features

Important Updates - New Enhancements and DRM

New enhancements to the XanEdu Folio-X platform.

XanEdu Android app was released in January and version 2.6 of the XanEdu iPad app is now available. We recommend that students update to this version. Watch the new App video for a full feature review of the XanEdu Apps. Review full set of download instructions below.

The following outlines important information to help ensure seamless use and transition to the iPad and Android Apps.

DRM Updates

DRM has been implemented for all packs that are currently adopted and all packs that will be adopted going forward.

The DRM requirements are as follows:

Important Note:
To ensure a smooth experience when downloading DRM protected content please follow the appropriate steps outlined at www.xanedu.com/drm
  1. Students will be able to download all content. Downloaded content will never expire; however, access to download content expires after 6 months or 30 days after the last day of class (as specified by the instructor).
  2. No Plug-ins required
  3. Emailing files will be restricted to notes. Emailing protected content from any device is prohibited4.
  4. Device download maximum (3x)
  5. Printing maximum (2x)
  6. Instructions for Adobe Reader Before Loading or Attempting To Download Your XanEdu Content To Your PC

Downloading Instructions

Instructions for XanEdu Tablet Apps access


• Make sure that the XanEdu tablet app is loaded onto your tablet. If not, download from the App Store or the Android Market.
• Open the App. Tap on the Download button in the upper left corner.
• Login using your MyXanEdu username and password. Go to www.xanedu.com and register for one if needed.
• After you have redeemed your key through the website (or for Android users directly in the app), a screen will appear with a list of XanEdu titles that are available in Folio-X format for use on your tablet.
• Select a title and tap Download.
• The title will appear in the Library on the bookshelf.
 

Instructions for Laptop or Desktop access


  1. Go to www.xanedu.com and create an account if you do not have one.
  2. Enter the 16-digit key code from the bookstore in the space provided.
  3. Ensure Adobe Acrobat Reader is on your device. For help: http://get.adobe.com/reader/
  4. Click on the name of the course in the "My CoursePacks” list
  5. Click on "Download Entire CoursePack" (PDF).
  6. Click on the Disk Icon on the top left of the page to save the file.
  7. Adjust your Adobe Reader settings by following the instructions at www2.xanedu.com/DRMXanEdu.


Important Notes: 

  1. Instructions for Adobe Reader Before Loading or Attempting To Download Your XanEdu Content To Your PC
  2. Mac Troubleshooting Guide for XanEdu.com

NYU Classes

Instructions for XanEdu Tablet Apps access


  1. Make sure that the XanEdu tablet app is installed on your tablet. If not, download from the App Store or the Android Market.
  2. Log into your institution's password protected LMS from the tablet.
  3. Find the appropriate XanEdu course material link within the password protected LMS.
  4. If you have not already redeemed your 16-digit key code from the bookstore, redeem it now.
  5. You will then be taken to a table of contents.
  6. For iPad users, Click on the “Get Started on the iPad” button; for Android users, click “Get Started on the Android tablet” button, then tap “Download CoursePack for Android."
  7. The CoursePack will automatically download to your bookshelf.
 

Instructions for Laptop or Desktop access

  1. Log into your institution’s password protected LMS.
  2. Locate and click on a link to the XanEdu materials. The first time you click, you will be prompted to enter the 16-digit key code from the bookstore.Subsequently, you will be taken to the table of contents for the XanEdu title.
  3. Ensure Adobe Acrobat Reader is on your device. For help: http://get.adobe.com/reader/
  4. Click on the name of the item you want.
  5. Click on "Download Entire CoursePack" (PDF).
  6. Click on the Disk Icon on the top left of the page and choose “Save As.”
  7. Adjust your Adobe Reader settings by following the instructions at www2.xanedu.com/DRM


Important Notes: 

  1. Instructions for Adobe Reader Before Loading or Attempting To Download Your XanEdu Content To Your PC
  2. Mac Troubleshooting Guide for XanEdu.com

XanEdu iPad App v2.6

• Released on January 23, 2012 and available for update in the App Store . XanEdu recommends that all students update to this version.
• Now supports viewing, highlighting and note taking on PDF content within the app
Click here for a detailed list of updates and student resources
• Students using the XanEdu iPad app should visit http://www2.xanedu.com/ipad-app for further resources
• Tutorial videos are available at: http://www2.xanedu.com/ipad-app-features

XanEdu Android App v2.5

• Released on January 11, 2012 - view the press release
Click here for a description, supported devices and technical requirements
• Two important differences exist from the iPad app:
       1. PDF formatted content is available in view-only mode
       2. The Android operating system does not support air printing from Android devices at this time
• Students using the XanEdu Android app should visit http://www2.xanedu.com/android for further resources
• Tutorial videos are available at: Android Market, or click this link from your Android tablet to download from xanedu.com

 

Technical Support

If you are having any issues or need assistance please call or email XanEdu Tech Support who will be able to walk you through the steps or troubleshoot further. 800-218-5971 option 3 or email XaneduTechnicalSupport@xanedu.com.
 
 
 

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