E-books at CUP

Digital Publishing

CUP is committed to making our titles available electronically in many forms and from many vendors. All new CUP titles can be purchased as e-books, and we are committed to making our rich backlist of titles available, too.

If there is a CUP book you cannot find in an electronic format, please e-mail us at cup-ebook@columbia.edu.

Among the e-book vendors that sell CUP titles are:

  • Amazon Kindle (U.S., Canada, France, Germany, and the UK)
  • aNobii
  • Apple iBookstore (U.S., Australia, Canada, Denmark, the EU, France, Germany, Ireland, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, and the UK)
  • Barnes & Noble Nook
  • Blio
  • eBooks.com
  • Flipkart (India)
  • Gardners
  • Google Play
  • Kobo
  • Overdrive


Library e-book vendors include:

  • ebrary
  • Follett
  • Ingram
  • Overdrive


From any book page on the CUP website, simply select the e-book format for a list of vendors and direct links to the book on the vendors’ sites.


CUP’s business, economics, psychology, and social work titles are available from CUPOLA. CUPOLA offers these e-books as searchable PDFs that can be downloaded or read online. Every book page has a unique Web address that can be bookmarked, shared, or Tweeted. Individual chapters from these titles can be purchased for only $5, and many free excerpts are available. Full titles can be purchased for download, online access, or thirty-day online access.

CUP series available through CUPOLA include:

  • Columbia Business School Publishing
  • Institute for Policy Dialogue
  • Foundations of Social Work Knowledge
  • End-of-Life Care: A Series

And many other individual titles are also available.

Visit cupola.columbia.edu to explore and begin reading today.