What does the Book status mean?

Every book on the "My History" page every will have a status:

  • Read Now - selecting this link will open the book in the Bookshare Web Reader.  
  • In progress - indicates the Bookshare servers are currently packaging your requested download.  Depending on the format selected this process can take as much as a couple of hours, at the end of which Bookshare will always send an email alert.  
  • Available - selecting this link will begin the download of the book.  
  • Downloaded - indicates the book has previously been downloaded.  Selecting this link will download the book again.  
  • Failed - this indicates our server has failed to package the book.  We recommend re-requesting the download of this book again to see if the issue was temporary, and if you continue receiving this message please don't hesitate to Contact Us.