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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
To change the download preference for Individual Members:Log in to your Bookshare account.Search for a book.Locate the download drop down menu and select Set Preferences.Select your audio preference and select OK.You can now select the Audio option and the download... more
Books from Bookshare are available in five specialized formats specifically designed for people with disabilities:Bookshare Web Reader - A customized reading tool for Bookshare members offering all the features of DAISY with a single click of the "Read Now" link. DAISY... more
Read2Go will play DAISY Audio files, however these books must be manually downloaded into the device through one of two options:Download the DAISY Audio files onto your computer and transfer them in through iTunes.OrOpen Safari on the device:Go to www.bookshare.... more
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
Some DAISY books have human narration, and many do not. Bookshare books only contain digital text.DAISY format is an extremely flexible file format that permits both digital audio (such as recorded human speech) and digital text (that can be read with any of the... more
The latest Victor Reader Stream includes built in Wifi allowing Bookshare users to log in, search, and download Bookshare content directly on the device itself. If you have this device click here for more information.If you wish to use a computer to download and... more
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
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.  
Bookshare members can update their download preferences online, including their:Default download formatAudio format (MP3 or DAISY Audio)Braille settings (Grade, Format, and Size)As an Individual Member:Log in to your Bookshare account.Select the My Account link in the... 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
Bookshare Release NotesBookshare has a new version released approximately every three weeks; this page will be used to learn about key new features or changes that matter to you.Bookshare 5.4.7 (June 27th, 2017)This release included:Expanded support for Bookshare cover... more