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There are three ways that a Sponsor can allow members to access Bookshare at home:The first way is to sign a student up for an individual membership.  For more information see "How do I create an Individual Membership for my student?"The second way is to have a Sponsor... more
Mac users can read books using the Bookshare Web Reader, or a Daisy player such as Kurzweil 3000 or other software capable of reading Bookshare DAISY text.If you do not wish to use a Daisy player and prefer VoiceOver, you can read Bookshare books in your Mac web... more
Please note that there are no plans or funding to update Read:OutLoud Bookshare Edition at this time; please consider using Don Johnston's Snap&Read Universal tool in conjunction with Bookshare Web Reader, or look at the Reading Tools for Computers page for other... more
Read:OutLoud - Bookshare Edition is available for free to all Bookshare members. Read:OutLoud is supported on computers running Windows XP and higher and Mac OS X 10.4 to 10.8. To download Read:OutLoud - Bookshare Edition:Log in to the Bookshare website with your... more
Books can be “read” in three different ways:ReadUsing various large font sizes—selectable on device, e.g., computer, tablet)On braille devicesWith word and sentence highlighting on some devicesListened to via audioRead and listened to at the same timeLearn more about... more
All current Bookshare members, including members on organizational rosters, can access the free Bookshare downloadable readers.If a member is on an organizational account a sponsor on the account must download the software on their behalf. This software can be... more
Yes. Various reading tools support note-taking, highlighting and other study skills.  Please see the list of Member-Preferred Reading Tools, or consider using Don Johnston's Snap&Read Universal tool in conjunction with Bookshare Web Reader.Bookshare members also... more
Please note that there are no plans or funding to update Read:OutLoud Bookshare Edition at this time. Please consider using Don Johnston's Snap&Read Universal tool in conjunction with Bookshare Web Reader, or look at the Reading Tools for Computers page for other... more