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Bookshare books can now be downloaded in Microsoft Word. This is an easy-to-use format that allows members to see and customize the book’s text to meet their reading needs. Members can download books in Word and access the text using common editors like Microsoft Word... more
Bookshare is constantly working on ways to improve your user experience. We release new software every three weeks, and sometimes we choose to open up a new feature or change in the way that you perform a task to a smaller "Beta group".  The following features are... more
Several of our Reading Tool partners will be at Benetech's booth #301 at ATIA 2018, demonstrating how their Reading Tools can be used with Bookshare. Please check this page daily for updates to the schedule and then reserve your spot!  Sign Up Form You can also stop by... more
Bookshare Web Reader includes self-voicing and word highlighting on computers with:Google Chrome version 33+Safari version 6.1+Chromebooks version 14+  Coming soon: Microsoft EdgeBookshare Web Reader includes self-voicing (no word highlighting) on devices with:Google... 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
To comply with Copyright law, our books must be provided in a specialized format that makes them accessible to people with print disabilities. We know that some subscribers want to read our books on a portable eReader such as the Kindle or Nook. These devices do not... more