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Organizational Members can only read books assigned to their Reading List. As a Sponsor, you can create and share Reading Lists with your Members so they can read books with Bookshare Web Reader or their favorite reading tool. To create and share a Reading List:Log in... more
Organizational Members, such as students, must access books assigned to them by a sponsor or teacher on their organizational account.Sponsors and teachers can save time and make it easier for Organizational Members to access books by assigning a username and password.... more
Individual and Student Members can read books using Web Reader.Using a computer or a Chromebook, open Google Chrome or Safari (Mac only) and log in to Bookshare.Use the search box at the top of the page to search for a book.Once you've found the book, select the "... more
You must use Google Chrome with Bookshare Web Reader to use your computer's built-in text-to-speech. Please go to: https://aboutmybrowser.com/ and confirm you have Chrome version 23 or above.  If you are using Chrome version 23 or above and you still do not hear your... 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