Training

Bookshare® offers a variety of training opportunities to meet your needs!  For specific training requests feel free to contact training@bookshare.org.

New "Learn it Now" Tutorials

 Basic Bookshare Information

  • "What is Bookshare?" - This short video provides an informative overview of Bookshare. Share it with family, friends, and colleagues! (Transcript)
  • "Who is Eligible for Bookshare?" - A helpful companion to the "What is Bookshare" video, this short video explains who qualifies for Bookshare. (Transcript)

Membership

  • "How Do I Sign Up My School for Bookshare?" - This short video demonstrates how schools can sign up for a Bookshare Organizational Membership and then add Members and Sponsors to the membership. (Transcript)
  • "How Do I Get Individual Memberships for My Students?" - This short video demonstrates how to get students on organizational accounts access to Bookshare at home, as well as how to link students with separate Individual Memberships to an organizational account. (Transcript)

Finding and Organizing Books

  • "How Do I Find and Request Bookshare Books?" - This short video explains how to find books on the Bookshare website and request books that are currently not in the Bookshare library. (Transcript)
  • "Reading Lists for Organizations" - Learn how schools and other organizations can use Bookshare's Reading Lists feature (formerly known as Bookshelf) to organize and share books, including NIMAC-sourced textbooks! Watch the video here. (Transcript)
  • "Reading Lists for Individuals" - Individual Bookshare members can use Bookshare's Reading Lists feature (formerly known as Bookshelf) to organize their reads. Learn how here! (Transcript)

Reading Books

  • "How Do I Download Bookshare Books Using Internet Explorer on the Windows Operating System?" This short video explains the process of downloading Bookshare books onto a PC. (Transcript)
  • "How Do I Download Bookshare Books in MP3 Format?" - This short video explains how to download and listen to Bookshare books in MP3 (audio only) format. (Transcript)
  • "How Do I Download Bookshare Books Using Read:OutLoud on a PC?" - This short video explains how to download Bookshare books using the free Read:OutLoud reading tool. (Transcript)
  • "How Do I Read Bookshare Books Using Read:OutLoud on a PC?" - This short video explains how to open and read Bookshare books in the free Read:OutLoud reading tool. (Transcript)
  • "How Do I Use the Study Tools in Read:OutLoud Bookshare Edition?" - This short video explains the various study tools in Read:OutLoud Bookshare edition. (Transcript)
  • "Bookshare Web Reader" - Individual Members can use Bookshare Web Reader to read books directly in an Internet Browser! Learn how here! (Transcript)