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Bookshare recently implemented a small change to our advanced search.  Traditionally when checking multiple categories all books that appear in any of those categories would be given as search results, even if they only appeared in one of the selected categories.  Now... more
At this time Bookshare offers BRF versions of our books in: AfrikaansArabicBengaliBulgarianCatalanChineseCzechDanishDutchEnglishFrenchGermanGujaratiHebrewHindiHungarianItalianKoreanMalayamMararthiPanjabiRussianSpanishSwedishTamilTeluguTurkishPortugueseWelshBookshare... more
BeeLine Reader Bookshare has partnered with BeeLine Reader to offer you another way to make reading easier. BeeLine Reader helps you read more easily by applying a subtle color gradient to text. This gradient wraps from the end of one line to the beginning of the... more
Read2Go does not support Bookshare's Reading List functionality. (Note that the free app Easy Reader, by Dolphin, does support Reading Lists. For more on Easy Reader, visit https://www.bookshare.org/cms/dolphin-easyreader-getting-started.)To access books on Reading... more
Yes. You can continue using Bookshare as a paying Individual Member if you are no longer a student. As a non-student, you will need to purchase a subscription to continue using your account.Please visit our Help Center for more information about purchasing a... more
Yes! The settings for accessing Unified English Braille (UEB) files will be in a slightly different place depending on your account type:Individual MembersChange your Format PreferenceMake sure that you are logged into BookshareGo to your Preferences page under My... more
Bookshare members can continue using their account even after they’ve completed or halted their education. While Bookshare membership is only free for U.S. students (see Student Qualifications), you can purchase a membership when you are no longer a student to continue... more
A Student Login with Bookshare allows a student to access any book shared with them on a Reading List, assigned to them, or downloaded for them by a Sponsor or teacher. (Teachers, find detailed instructions on how to set up student logins in this Getting Started Guide... more
Want to know which books have been added most recently in your favorite subject area?Go to the Advanced Search page and scroll down to the "Filter by Category" section.  Choose your subject by clicking on the box.Right above the "Filter by Category" heading is "Sort by... more
To meet its obligations under the Copyright Act, Bookshare must collect certain personal information about its users, including its student users. Bookshare uses the information it collects to confirm that students have a qualifying print disability and that their use... more
Sponsors can now renew a student's individual membership by first logging into their account, then:Select the Members linkSelect the Renew link found under the member's Membership columnComplete the prompts to update the student's informationAdditionally if a sponsor... more
If you are an existing US student you may edit your school information at any time.  First log into your Bookshare account then:Select the My Account linkSelect the Student Status linkSelect the Edit Information buttonComplete the edit prompts
All of Bookshare's books have audio capability. How you access these audio features depends on the type of reading experience you prefer and the type of device you want to use to listen to your books. Note that Bookshare does not offer human narrated audio, so all of... more
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