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When volunteerinng as a scanner, make sure to scan the title page. When proofreading, make sure the title page is present. If the book has no title page, the book must be rejected.Here's an example of info you might find on a title page:*Dear Mrs. LaRueLetters from... more
The copyright page is typically found at the front of a book before the text. It includes copyright date, copyright holder, etc.Here's an example of some info you might find on a copyright page:*For Tracy Mack, Brilliant Editor;David Saylor, Impeccable Designer; and... more
Tools utilizing the Bookshare API may require an update prior to the new categorization system to be reflected within the app.  For questions regarding timing of an update for the specific application please contact the developer directly.  
Please feel free to email us at feedback [at] with any comments or suggestions for the new categorization system.  
Bookshare has added 16 new categories and added more content to our existing categories expanding Bookshare members’ abilities to browse the Bookshare collection. New categories include:Communication; Drama, Plays and Theater; Earth Sciences; Education; Foreign... more
There are two ways to use categories to locate material in the Bookshare library.  The first option is to select the Browse link found under the general search bar, then select the subject category link.  This will provide links to each category where members can... more
All Bookshare Individual Memberships do expire once a year.  For our current US students with free accounts, this system is just to ensure we have the most up to date school information on record.  To renew your free subscription:Log into Bookshare Select the Renew... more
For all submitted forms please allow two business days for processing. If you do not receive email notification log in to your Bookshare account and locate the account status banner on the My Bookshare page or My Account page to verify the form has been processed.   If... more
No! Please remove all images before you submit your scanned book. You may include image descriptions. They must be written in complete sentences and placed in square brackets. Check out the instructions here.Proofreaders should also make sure they've deleted out all... more
There are two separate menus in Go Read—the Drawer menu and the More Options menu.Drawer MenuWithin the Drawer menu you can open your books and search for new titles in Bookshare’s library.To open the Drawer menu:Open Go Read.Select the Drawer Menu button on the left... more
Go Read recently received an update that may cause this error on member's devices. Please try closing and restaring the app. If this does not resolve the issue please remove the application from your device and re-install it from the Google Play store to resolve this... more
Video Tutorial: Where to find Proof of Disability for Individual Members × The Individual Proof of Disability form can be downloaded directly from your account. Log in to... more
Bookshare does have Spanish versions for our Individual Membership Registration forms.  Request one from the Customer Service team by Requesting Help.
Bookshare now allows all Individual Memberships, including members who are under 18 years of age, to agree to the Bookshare Terms of Use online.  Members who are under 18 will require a Parent or Guardian to complete the online agreement form.This form will... more
As a sponsor on a Bookshare Organizational Account, to set a user name and password for your member, first you will have to make sure the member is added to your roster.  Once on the roster:Select the last name of the member.Enter a user name for the member to log in... more