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OSEP funding does not cover teachers’ personal use.Teachers with qualifying print disabilities can sign up for their own memberships (for which they or their school will need to pay the subscription fee).Note: If the teacher is also a U.S. student and enrolled in... more
Any staff member named as a "Sponsor" by an organization can download books for all of the students registered under the organizational account. To download a book, a staff member selects the student from the student list that the download is intended for. All... more
To meet its obligations under the Copyright Act, Bookshare must collect certain personal information about its users, including its student users. Bookshare uses the information it collects to confirm that students have a qualifying print disability and that their use... more
If you pay for a membership and decide you don't like it for any reason, you can cancel for a full refund within the first 45 days. After 45 days, your membership fee will not be refunded.
Quicklists make it easier for Sponsors to manage the members they support. Quicklist members will also appear at the top of the list of Members from whom to choose during the download process, making it easier for Sponsors to find the right member(s). Each Sponsor can... more
After the first step of registration you must complete two or three additional steps before you can download copyrighted materials for your members: Submit a signed copy of the Organizational Agreement. This agreement must be signed by the person registered as primary... more
If the school is within the same district and you've registered as a district, there is no need to delete the student from your roster as long as the individual is a student within your district. You can simply update the student's information on your roster online.... more
The electronic roster is a spreadsheet on which U.S. K-12 and post-secondary publicly funded educational institutions can enter the students in their organizations who qualify for Bookshare membership as well as the teachers and staff ("Sponsors") who will support... more
For the best experience please scan, or take a picture of the forms with a camera phone and email them to firstname.lastname@example.org. You will be provided with a case number to track the case, from your My Requests page. For all submitted forms please allow two... more
Before entering your password, press the backspace key repeatedly until you are sure the field is blank. Please note that our passwords are case sensitive. If you continue receiving this error, please reset your password through our Forgot Password process.
Video Tutorial: Forgot Your Password? × To obtain a new password, visit the Forgot Password page and enter your email address. Bookshare will send you an email with a link... more
Yes, depending on what kind of account the student has.Students that have a linked Individual and Organizational membership will continue to have access to their Individual account even after they leave their school’s account. If they continue their education at a U.S... more
Video Tutorial: How to Change the Primary Contact on Your Account × If the new Primary Contact is already registered as a Sponsor on the account: Please contact the current... more
Log in to your account and select the "Members" link on your "My Bookshare" page.You can then update members' grade levels in either of two ways:Edit a single member's grade level by selecting the pencil incon next to the member's name and changing the grade level in... more
Sponsors can update their Members' information, including login information, grade level and educational plans, online through their Bookshare account. To update Member information:Select the Members link on the left side of the My Bookshare page.Select the Edit button... more