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Textbook Identification

Textbook and instructional materials identification and/or ordering is completed through the CSUMB Bookstore (Follett Discover). Be sure and coordinate with your program or department coordinator (if applicable).

Instructors - Get Started Online

  1. WATCH the overview video of Follett Discover
  2. The button below will take you to an iLearn course for access to the Follett Discover application.
    If you have NOT previously used the online process, it will prompt you to Self Enroll as a student - please do so.
  3. Once enrolled, you will be sent to the CSUMB Bookstore Discover site (choose Faculty) where you can identify your materials. Be sure and identify if NO materials are required for purchase.
  4. You will need the ISBN or custom ISBN number of each textbook you are ordering if ordering online for the first time.
  5. If you want to roll-over materials from a previous term (starting Fall, 2017) that were ordered online , you may do so on the site as well.
  6. FAQ link is available in the drop-down menu under your name (top right corner) after logging into Discover
  7. ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS on using Follett Discover or identifying materials? Contact the bookstore at (831) 582-5262.
Identify materials for your course

Other Options for Identifying Materials

  1. Walk-in to the bookstore and place your order - University Center.
  2. Email your bookstore order to
  3. Call the bookstore at (831) 582-5262

CSUMB utilizes Follett as it's bookstore management and procurement service for instructional materials.


Bookstore hours of operation

Center for Academic Technologies

(831) 582-4648
Beach Hall