First Steps

Students: getting started with Bookshare® is easy! Follow these steps:

  1. Find out if you qualify:
    • Who is eligible for Bookshare membership? - Learn-it-Now Video (3 min.)
  2. If you do qualify,
  3. Install one of Bookshare’s free reading software applications or use your own compatible reading tools:
  4. Find and read books on Bookshare:
  5. Help your teachers and DSS staff find books on Bookshare:

For additional guides and information, visit the Training page.

Volunteer Opportunities

Bookshare is the world’s largest online library of accessible books but there are many books yet to be added. If you are over 15 years old and want to help build the Bookshare library, sign up as a Volunteer.