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When I request a book to be added, when will it be ready?Converting books into accessible format is a complex process, and we can't guarantee a specific turnaround time.  For books that are available in the NIMAC, we can usually add them to the collection within 1-2... more
If they have a qualifying disability as well as an active IEP (Individual Education Plan) from a public K–12 education agency they can access NIMAC-sourced books.A sponsor from the K–12 school serving that student must download the NIMAC-sourced book for the student... more
Bookshare Acronyms and Lingo Definitions Bookshare Acronyms and Lingo Definition AT Assistive Technology - examples are Read:OutLoud, Victor Reader, AMIS, Read2Go BRF Braille Ready Format DAISY Digital Accessible Information System DIAGRAM... more
Learn about our collectionBookshare makes 925,018 books available to qualifying print-disabled members.  We serve a wide range of readers by making accessible books of many different kinds textbooks, best-sellers and award winners in all genres, how-to and business... more
When we receive books from publisher partners or the NIMAC in digital formats, images are included.When we need to manually convert a print book into accessible format, images are not retained.  We do not have the resources currently required to retain all images,... more
Video Tutorial: Advanced Search × Using the advanced search is a quick and easy way to find the books you are looking for.Collection to Search: By default, your search will... 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