Navigating the website
Find a book
To search for a book on www.odilejacob.com, you can use the search bar on the website indicating the title, author or theme of the book. Then click on the cover of the title you are looking for to get all the information about it.
Flip through an excerpt for free
Excerpts from all our published books are available free of charge.
To view them, simply click on the "Browse this book" button that appears on each record of a book, to the right of the cover and above the back cover text.
You can then flip through the first 20 pages of the book by scrolling through them using the arrows displayed on the sides of your screen.
Create and manage your account
Create an account:
Simply click on the "My account" section at the top of the page, fill in your email address and set a password.
A confirmation email will be sent to you.
Forgot your password? Click on "Forgot your password ?" to get a new one.
Manage your account:
Once logged in, by clicking on "My account", you can access all your information.
You can change your email address, password, delivery and billing addresses.
You will also have access to your order history, invoices and download area. You will be able to find and download the ebooks you have purchased at any time.
Buy a book
To place an order, you will need to login to the website if you already have an account or create an account during the ordering process. Once authenticated with the website, you can continue the purchase process until it is completed.
All orders are placed exclusively via our website. Payment is made when ordering by credit card, via the secure payment system Paybox.
For more information on payment, see the relevant page (Online payment)
Manage your invoices
You are able to edit the invoices of your purchases. To do this, simply log in to your account with your email address and password, then click on the "My Order History" section. You will find a summary of all the orders placed on our site. By clicking on "download this invoice" you will get an invoice in PDF format that you can print and save.
In the event of a problem
If you have any problems using the website or questions about an order, etc., please do not hesitate to contact us.