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Bookshare Discussion forumBookshare has a general discussion forum open for any kind of discussion at https://discussions.bookshare.org/Bookshare Discussion List This list is for Bookshare members to discuss Bookshare books, reading tools, tips, etc. Subscribe: Send a... more
Yes. Various reading tools support note-taking, highlighting and other study skills.  Please see the list of Member-Preferred Reading Tools, or consider using Don Johnston's Snap&Read Universal tool in conjunction with Bookshare Web Reader.Bookshare members also... more
Your student access Bookshare account allows you to access books shared with you on a Reading List, or previously downloaded for you by a sponsor.  To access a book first log into your student access account, then:Navigate to your shared Reading List either from the... more
JAWS users may like to read Bookshare books with FSReader, a reading program that comes free with JAWS. If you are using JAWS but prefer not to use FSReader, please visit our article on Reading Books with a Screen Reader. If you'd like to use FSReader, please follow... more
To view your download history select the "My History" link from your task bar.Selecting the "Available" or "Downloaded" link from the status section of a book will initiate the download onto your computer.  If the status section indicates "In Progress" our servers are... more
If you’re using a screen reader, downloading our books in DAISY format is one of the easiest ways to read them on your computer. While DAISY books are made for certain reading programs, you can also open them in your web browser for offline reading. If you're using... more
While reading a book, a single finger tap anywhere on the screen will show the reading tools menu. You can skip ahead in the text by tapping on the “next item" button, the fast forward icon.Without voiceover enabled you can change the navigation level of this action by... 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
Android users can access Bookshare content on-the-go using Go Read, our free, open source eBook reader directly integrated with Bookshare. Phones and tablets running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and above can download Go Read from the Google Play Store.Built with... more
Organizational Members (OM's) are qualified Bookshare users that are registered on an Organization's Bookshare account. Sponsors, generally teachers or other school staff, add students to their school's roster as Organizational Members.Organizational Members can log in... more
A Student Login with Bookshare allows a student to access any book shared with them on a Reading List or downloaded for them by a Sponsor or teacher. (Teachers, find detailed instructions on how to set up student logins in this Getting Started Guide and this helpful... more
Visit the Bookshare Mobile home page to view our recommended mobile tools, or view our full list of Compatible Reading tools.
Your student access account with Bookshare allows you to access any book shared with you on a Reading List or downloaded for you by a sponsor or teacher.  If you would like full access to download Bookshare you can sign up for a full Bookshare account. For members who... more
Click here for instructions on how to file a book quality report, and to see a list of books that have been reported for problems and are being fixed. Bookshare will fix the errors as quickly as possible and replace the book in the library. NIMAC-sourced textbooks will... more
If a student is on the roster of an existing Organizational Membership:A sponsor can set a limited access username and password to allow a member to log in and access books shared on a Reading List.  Once the member logs in they can select the "Want to read more books... more