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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
It may be possible that your account is set to download a different file format. To change the download format of files, please do the following:Log in to your Bookshare account.Select the My Account link.Select the Preferences link.Under the Preferences screen you... more
There are three ways that a Sponsor can allow members to access Bookshare at home:The first way is to sign a student up for an individual membership. For more information see "How do I create an Individual Membership for my student?"The second way is to have a Sponsor... more
Mac users can read books using the Bookshare Web Reader, or a Daisy player such as Kurzweil 3000 or other software capable of reading Bookshare DAISY text.If you do not wish to use a Daisy player and prefer VoiceOver, you can read Bookshare books in your Mac web... more
Please note that there are no plans or funding to update Read:OutLoud Bookshare Edition at this time; please consider using Don Johnston's Snap&Read Universal tool in conjunction with Bookshare Web Reader, or look at the Reading Tools for Computers page for other... more
At this time, apps like Read2Go are not directly compatible with our Reading Lists. However, sharing books on Reading Lists is still important as they can allow members to access these books on these apps through two options.Option 1: Search within Read2Go. Use the... more
Bookshare® books can be read on a wide variety of reading tools.The fastest and easiest way to read is with Bookshare Web Reader. For other reading tools, follow these steps to download and read for members:Log in to your Bookshare account. Search for a title. Select... 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.
Please note that you only need to unzip our books if you're downloading them in the following formats:DAISY (Text or Images)BRFAudio (MP3 or DAISY Audio)You do not need to unzip books if you are using an app (such as Read2Go) or Web Reader. To unzip a book using... more
If you are using a Nook HD you can use it to access Bookshare material, please install Go Read.Currently our Daisy files cannot be read using a Kindle or Nook other than the Nook HD. To comply with copyright law, Bookshare books must be provided in a specialized format... more
DAISY 2.0.2 and DAISY 3 books are supported; however, only Bookshare books are fully tested.Non-Bookshare books will need to be manually transferred into the device using the iTunes transfer process.
VoiceOver commands are generally performed by pressing the Ctrl and Option keys at the same time as at least one other key. When you press the Ctrl and Option keys together, that combination is referred to as the VoiceOver key (VO key for short). Please note if you... more
There are three main types of student Bookshare accounts: Individual Memberships, Organizational Memberships, and Linked Accounts. Students with each kind of account have different download privileges and access to Reading Tools. We recommend reviewing the chart below... more
Our staff members will verify that the book isn't in the collection, is needed for school, and that we can acquire a copy of the correct book for conversion. (If your request isn't needed for school, it will be put on the Wish List, which our volunteer community uses... more
Benetech owns and operates the Bookshare website. Benetech works with the Daisy Forum of India (DFI) to make Bookshare available to qualified individuals in India under Section 52(1)(zb) of the Indian Copyright Act, 1957, or under agreements between Benetech and... more