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NIMAC books are available for U.S. K–12 students with an active IEP from a public education agency. Only Authorized Users (organizations) are permitted to download NIMAC-sourced textbooks. If Bookshare is an Authorized User in your state, please submit a book request... more
If they have a qualifying disability as well as an active IEP (Individual Education Plan) from a public K–12 education agency they can access NIMAC-sourced books.A sponsor from the K–12 school serving that student must download the NIMAC-sourced book for the student... more
What is the NIMAC?The NIMAC (National Instructional Materials Accessibility Center) is a U.S. national repository of NIMAS source files for K-12 textbooks and related printed core instructional materials. NIMAS source files are used by states, and the organizations... more
Clusive® is a flexible, customizable learning environment that contains a library of 100+ titles, including vocabulary-rich, leveled versions of high-interest texts for middle school students. Clusive integrates with Bookshare so members can import Bookshare books into... more
The effective date for the NIMAC was July 16, 2006. After that date, publishers are required to submit files to the NIMAC for books adopted by the public K-12 education system when the request is made in writing at the point of print book purchase. If you believe that... more
Bookshare is an Authorized User in these states: AK, AR, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, KS, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NV, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VT, WA, WI, WV, Guam and Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
Bookshare can add NIMAC books into the library on average within two weeks. We will contact you as soon as it's added. If you have questions about how to access it please Request Help.
The NIMAC (National Instructional Materials Accessibility Center) is a U.S. national repository of K–12 textbooks, workbooks, and other classroom reading materials in digital format for qualifying print-disabled students. The NIMAC was established under the IDEA 2004... more
How do I get NIMAC books for my students if I’m at a private school and my student does not have an IEP?
NIMAC-sourced textbooks are available to qualified U.S. students with a public school IEP. However, for non-NIMAC-eligible students, Bookshare can convert textbooks to an accessible format for qualified Bookshare students. Please submit the request through the... more
NIMAC books are available for U.S. K–12 students with an active IEP from a public education agency. Only Authorized Users (organizations) are permitted to download NIMAC-sourced textbooks. 1. If Bookshare is an Authorized User in your state, please submit a book... more
NIMAC textbooks are only available to K-12 students with print disabilities (as defined by the Chafee Amendment ) and an active IEP (individual education plan) issued by a public education.Qualifying students who are attending private institutions or are being home-... more
We do add textbooks as needed by students. The textbooks must be assigned as classroom reading in an accredited educational program, including K-12 and postsecondary. If you can send us a copy of the textbook needed (with the understanding that it will not be... more