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June 23, 2015

There are two ways to use categories to locate material in the Bookshare library.  The first option is to select the Browse link found under the general search bar, then select the subject category link.  This will provide links to each category where members can scroll through the entire list of books within the category.  Books can be sorted by title, Author, Copyright year, or Date added to

June 1, 2015

All Bookshare Individual Memberships do expire once a year.  For our current US students with free accounts, this system is just to ensure we have the most up to date school information on record.  To renew your free subscription:

June 1, 2015

For all submitted forms please allow two business days for processing. If you do not receive email notification log in to your Bookshare account and locate the account status banner on the My Bookshare page or My Account page to verify the form has been processed.   

May 13, 2015

There are two separate menus in Go Read—the Drawer menu and the More Options menu.

Drawer Menu

Within the Drawer menu you can open your books and search for new titles in Bookshare’s library.

To open the Drawer menu:

February 25, 2015

Web Reader reads using your device's built-in Text to Speech voice. Depending on what kind of device you have, please follow the steps below to change and/or install additional voices.

Windows PC

To change your computer's Text to Speech voice:

September 25, 2014

You will need to be logged into your Bookshare account and be a member from the U.S. 

August 15, 2014

Individual and Student Members can read books using Web Reader.

June 12, 2014

If you are a US teacher or a sponsor you may renew your student's accounts from your roster.

June 4, 2014

To add books to a Reading List: 

June 4, 2014

All Bookshare members can create Reading Lists to organize their books into different collections.