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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
Video Tutorial: Bookshare Download Formats × Books from Bookshare are available in six formats that make them accessible to people with various reading barriers:Bookshare Web... 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
Update your audio download preferences:Log in to your Bookshare account and select the My Account link on the top left corner of the page. Under My Summary, select the Edit Preferences link.Under the Download Preferences heading, select DAISY Audio from the Audio... more
Welcome to the Bookshare Reader for Amazon Alexa beta! Note that the Bookshare Reader skill is not yet generally available in the Apple or Google Play stores. If you have an Alexa-enabled device and a Bookshare account, and would like to help us improve this skill... 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
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
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
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 5.5.0 (January 23rd, 2018)This release included:Made improvements in handling... more