Read Books via Google Drive and Read&Write for Chrome

Sponsors can download Bookshare books in the EPUB format and place in a student’s Google Drive to be read with the Read&Write Chrome Extension, premium version. Learn more about Read&Write for Google Chrome.

On the Bookshare Website:

  1. Log in to your  account and search for a title.
  2. Select the “Download” button.
  3. Select the student(s) the book is for and select “EPUB” from the “Download Format” dropdown list.
  4. Select “Download.”
  5. Select the “Prepare Books” button under the member list, then select the “Confirm” button.
  6. Select “Available” under “Status”.
  7. Locate file in your Downloads folder.
  8. Extract the files if book was downloaded as a zip file.

On Google Drive:

  1. Drag book file from your downloads folder to Google drive
  2. Right click on the title and select “Open With” and select “Read&Write for Google Chrome.”
  3. The book will open within Read&Write.