College textbooks are a different breed since U.S. laws don't require the publishers to provide alternate formats. Does Bookshare have access to many of these titles?

Yes, Bookshare has access to these files via colleges and universities through partnerships with for scanning and sharing books.

Bookshare hopes to build many more partnerships with colleges and universities to legally share their scanned textbooks through Bookshare with other schools. In addition, Bookshare is working on developing partnerships with college textbook publishers.

Bookshare will add any Post Secondary school book needed for classroom use, please submit a Book Request.