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Private schools and other organizations that are not U.S. public schools must add Members and Sponsors to their Bookshare organizational accounts using the Group Proof of Disability form.We understand that at this time, printing, signing, scanning, and emailing this... more
After you sign up for a Bookshare Individual Membership, you’ll need to provide a Proof of Disability form signed by a Qualifying Professional, someone with experience in your area of disability. Typically, we would ask the Qualifying Professional to sign the completed... more
After creating a new organizational Bookshare account online, typically the person who created the account (whom we call the Primary Contact) would be required to print, sign, scan and return an Organization Agreement form. However, in recognition of the extraordinary... more
Bookshare expects members (or parents/guardians for students less than 18 years of age) to self-certify student enrollment status, but reserves the right to request proof.For example, if a student gets an individual membership citing enrollment in a school that has... more
Schools can register for organizational memberships and download books for their students online. You can also request individual memberships for students who want independent access to the library.For schools and students in the U.S., membership is free through an... more
Yes. All Bookshare members must have a qualifying print disability.For more information about our qualifications, please visit our Qualifications Page.
Video Tutorial: Sign Up as an Individual × There are three steps to becoming a Bookshare member:1.    Register online.  Click “Sign Up Today”Click Sign Up... more
Video Tutorial: Proof of Disability for Individual Members × There are several methods for providing Proof of Disability when completing an Individual Membership for... more
Video Tutorial: Sign Up as an Organization × There are three basic steps to sign up your school and becoming a Bookshare organizational member:1.    Register online.  Click “... more
Video Tutorial: Add Individual Membership to Student Accounts × If a student is on the roster of an existing Organizational Membership:A sponsor can set a limited access... more
If you were originally registered for Bookshare as an Organizational Member (e.g. a student at a school), your Bookshare Sponsor can provide you an Activation ID that will link your new Individual Membership to the Organization. With this Activation ID your... more