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The preferred method is online.Log in to Bookshare. Select the "My Account” link. Select “Subscription” link.Enter your Visa or MasterCard information. Select the “Preview” button and verify that the information is correct. Select the “Purchase” button to make your... more
Bookshare Acronyms and Lingo Definitions Bookshare Acronyms and Lingo Definition AT Assistive Technology - examples are Read:OutLoud, Victor Reader, AMIS, Read2Go BRF Braille Ready Format DAISY Digital Accessible Information System DIAGRAM... more
Every book on the "My History" page every will have a status:Read Now - selecting this link will open the book in the Bookshare Web Reader.  In progress - indicates the Bookshare servers are currently packaging your requested download.  Depending on the format selected... more
If you’re using a screen reader, downloading our books in DAISY format is one of the easiest ways to read them on your computer. While DAISY books are made for certain reading programs, you can also open them in your web browser for offline reading. If you're using... more
To include Bookshare in your teaching plans, we suggest two steps:Open up an individual account for the student allowing him/her access to all books (except for NIMAC books). Include the student in a school program (allowing him/her access to all books including NIMAC... more
U.S. students and schools are FREE thanks to an award from the U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP).All other members: To submit payment via credit card (Visa or Mastercard only), log in to your account, select the “My Account" link... more
Click here for instructions on how to file a book quality report, and to see a list of books that have been reported for problems and are being fixed. Bookshare will fix the errors as quickly as possible and replace the book in the library. NIMAC-sourced textbooks will... more
If upong selecting the "Speak" button you have no audio please check a few things.First if you see word highlighting on the screen please verify the volume is turned on your computer, and speakers are on and plugged in as necessary.If instead the application simply... more
Over 850 U.S. and International publishers contribute digital content to Bookshare. Their generous support helps in many ways.  Click on the link to see a complete list of who is involved.
You can manually download Bookshare books to your Dynavox Maestro, V/Vmax, or V+/Vmax+ by saving them as a DAISY Text file, then opening the book in Dynavox's eBook Reader. To download the DAISY Text file on your Dynavox:Log in to your Bookshare account in a web... 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
Select the More Options menu button.Select the Login Bookshare button.Enter in your Bookshare email address and password, then select the Log In button.
Unfortunately we recently started experiencing an issue with Read2Go where books disappear from the My Books list. As of this time we only know of two possible causes for this issue, the first is an error caused by a recent iOS update. We highly recommend completely... more
This error indicates an incompatible format was downloaded from within Read:OutLoud.  Currently Read:OutLoud is only compatible with DAISY Text or DAISY with Images formatted books.  Please do not download books in the Audio or BRF format.  
To listen to our books on your NLS Player you'll need to first download the book in DAISY Audio format. If this is your first time downloading a book in DAISY Audio, please update your download preferences in your account.Update your audio download preferences:Log in... more