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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
To include Bookshare in your teaching plans, we suggest two steps:Open up an individual account for the student allowing him/her access to all books (except for NIMAC books). Include the student in a school program (allowing him/her access to all books including NIMAC... 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 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
Over 850 U.S. and International publishers contribute digital content to Bookshare. Their generous support helps in many ways. Click on the link to see a complete list of who is involved.
You can manually download Bookshare books to your Dynavox Maestro, V/Vmax, or V+/Vmax+ by saving them as a DAISY Text file, then opening the book in Dynavox's eBook Reader. To download the DAISY Text file on your Dynavox:Log in to your Bookshare account in a web... 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
Select the More Options menu button.Select the Login Bookshare button.Enter in your Bookshare email address and password, then select the Log In button.
Unfortunately we recently started experiencing an issue with Read2Go where books disappear from the My Books list. As of this time we only know of two possible causes for this issue, the first is an error caused by a recent iOS update. We highly recommend completely... 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.
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
If you would like to purchase a new Bookshare® membership or renewal for someone who has a qualifying print disability, such as visual impairment, learning disability or physical disability please Contact Us.The annual membership fee is $50. A Bookshare membership... more
Our special collections are constantly updating, please view our options at Special Collections.
Locate the ISBN for the student edition of the textbook (it’s a 10 or 13 digit number on the back of the book or on the copyright page). Type it into the standard search box at the top of the page. If you don’t get the result you need, you may be able to find... more
If you know the exact book you want, we recommend using the Advanced Search page to search by author and title. If the book you want doesn’t come up, broaden your search by removing author or title. If you get too many results, narrow by adding publisher or words you... more