One way to submit textbook adoptions is to go through Canvas. Since many faculty are on Canvas every day, this might be the easiest way for you to access Follett Discover for your textbook adoptions.  Here is your step-by-step guide.


Before you go to Follett, be sure you have the ISBN number(s) handy and/or the title and authors of the books/resources you plan to adopt.

Start at

On the left side of the screen toward the bottom, click on the Follett Discover icon
Follett Discover icon
After launching Follett Discover you will be asked to select your role

image of the selection for role

Select your term

select termEnter the ISBN in the search field (upper right-hand corner) and select GO. If you do not have the ISBN you can try the author, title, or keywords.

image of Follett search bar

When you see the resource you want to adopt click on View Details.

View details screen

You will need to make a few more selections on the right-hand side of the screen to choose the Term, the Course, and to indicate if the textbook is Required or Recommended. Then choose Adopt at the bottom of the screen.

image of the adoption screen


If you have any questions about the textbook adoption process, please contact the Chapman Bookstore. The manager is Kimberly Vater who can be reached at or