If your book is available offline, there will be a download icon on the book tile.

download icon

Confirm you want to download the book to your browser. While the download is in progress, do not close Kerboodle.*

download digital book

You will be notified once the book has completed downloading.

download complete

The offline book will then be available when no internet connection is made and you will be directed to an offline line mode. You will also be notified when internet connection is found so you can return to the full online experience.

offline book

After you have clicked to view downloaded books you will be taken to a offline mode.

offline mode

Managing offline book

If you no longer require the offline version of the book, you can remove the download via the download icon on your book tile.

remove download book

If a digital book is updated you will be notified via the top bar and a pink dot on the book tile to show that an update of your downloaded book is available.

update book

Why has my download failed?

No internet connectivity

To be able to download an offline version of your book you must be connected to the internet at the point of downloading. You will see a ‘You’re offline’ message if you are not.

offline message for book

Browser closed during download

While the book is downloading you must keep your browser open.

No browser space

The offline book is stored against the browser you are using. If you are having issues downloading your book this could be due to your cache on your browser. We recommend clearing your cache. This can vary from browser to browser, example for Google Chrome.

*The offline book is stored against your browser. If you are accessing Kerboodle on multiple devices you will need to redownload against the devices browser. You will not be able to use a incognito or private browser when trying to access an offline book.