Thumbnail Cover Art On iBooks Not Showing Up

iPad owners who try to sync their existing collection of ePUB books to their iBooks application may sometimes notice that the thumbnail for these ebooks do not show the cover art on the iBooks shelves. The issue here lies with the improper recognition of the ebooks metadata. Follow these steps below to set up thumb nail cover art for your ebooks

Step 1 : Search the internet for the cover art for the book. In most cases, you may download the same from websites such as Amazon. Save this image on your computer hard drive. If you already have one, skip to the next step

Step 2 : Launch iTunes and navigate to the ebook in question

Step 3 : Right click over the ebook and select “get info

Step 4 : A window will pop up. Click on the “Artwork” tab

Step 5 : Click on the “Add” Button and select the image from your computer hard drive

Step 6 : Plug your iPad to your computer and sync the ebooks

Step 7 : This should be it. However, if you still do not see the appropriate cover arts, simply open the books from your iBooks application and close them