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Books can be downloaded easily in the the Dolphin EasyReader application directly through the Dolphin app itself. To download books onto your device using the Dolphin EasyReader application:Open the Dolphin EasyReader ApplicationSelect the top right menu button to open... more
If your student finds it difficult to process or comprehend printed words, see text in books or on a screen, or physically manage books or reading devices, Bookshare may be able to help. To join Bookshare, an expert, or Competent Authority, must confirm that your... more
Bookshare has introduced a new search option allowing members to search through all of the available Special Collections.  To do this:Navigate to the Browse page (https://www.bookshare.org/cms/browse)Select the "Search" link from the Browse Other Collections... more
Did you know that Bookshare has more than 6,000 books that are not copyrighted? While you are waiting for your full Bookshare individual or organizational account to be set up, you can get started by reading any of these books. Additionally, if you are showing others... more
If you're able to open a book with the Bookshare Web Reader but the text to speech is not functioning please try these troubleshooting steps:Ensure you're on Google Chrome if using a PC, or Safari if on a Mac.  Note that currently the Web Reader is not supported on... more
Several of our Reading Tool partners will be at Benetech's booth #301 at ATIA 2018, demonstrating how their Reading Tools can be used with Bookshare. Please check this page daily for updates to the schedule and then reserve your spot!  Sign Up Form You can also stop by... more
If you find it difficult to process or comprehend printed words, see text in books or on a screen, or physically manage books or reading devices, Bookshare may be able to help. To join Bookshare, an expert, or Competent Authority, must confirm that you have a... more
To qualify for Bookshare, people whose first language is not English must have an accompanying qualifying condition that significantly interferes with his or her ability to read or process printed text. In and of itself, being an English Language Learner is not... more
Bookshare books can now be downloaded in Word and read with any compatible editor or reading tool. This is a common, easy-to-use format that allows members to customize the book’s text to meet their reading needs. Members can do the following with Word:See the... more
How to install Speech CentralOpen the Apple App Store on your iOS device.Search for "Speech Central"Select the option to get Speech CentralHow to download a Bookshare bookOnce in the app click on Articles & Books from the bottom of the screenClick the add button (... more
Bookshare is committed to improving the quality of books within our collection, and you can help us by reporting problems that you encounter.You will need to be logged in to file a book quality report.  On the catalog page of the individual book, you'll find a link... more
If you are using a BrailleNote Touch device, the easiest way to find, download and start reading your books is to:Download the Go Read application from the Google PlaystorePlaystore is pre-loaded on the Touch, which is Android-basedOpen Go Read on the Touch and... more
Please note you must be logged into your Bookshare account to view these Reading Lists.Public Reading Lists are open to the Bookshare community. Members can subscribe to lists for easy access or read individual books. Teachers can subscribe to lists and assign them to... more
When using the Bookshare Web Reader on a Chromebook to get highlighting you must install and use the Chrome OS US English Female HQ voice.  The pre-installed voices that come with Chromebooks do not include the ability to highlight at this time.To resolve this issue: 1... more
Now Sponsors on organizational accounts can more easily find the shared Reading Lists to which they wish to subscribe.Log in to your Sponsor account, select “My Reading Lists,” and then select the “Subscribe to Reading Lists” button at the bottom of your list of... more