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To change your password, either use the "Forgot Password" link from the Bookshare home page, or, if you can log into your Bookshare account, select your name (to the left of Log out), then select "Change Password". Select "Yes, I want to change my password". You will... more
Add Sponsors and Members to Public School Accounts: Public school teachers on organizational Bookshare accounts can easily add Members (those who need and qualify for accessible ebooks) and Sponsors (other professionals who will help support the Members) to their... more
If a student already has Bookshare an Individual Membership account, it is easy to link it to an organizational (school) account. This allows Sponsors (teachers) on that organizational account to assign books to the student, but it also maintains the student's ability... more
Yes. Members will be prompted to renew their membership within two weeks of expiration.If you are a U.S. student with a free individual membership please:Log inSelect My Account,Go to the Student Status option Update the appropriate informationThe renewal will be... more
If you were originally registered for Bookshare as an Organizational Member (e.g. a student at a school), your Bookshare Sponsor can provide you an Activation ID that will link your new Individual Membership to the Organization. With this Activation ID your... more
If your student is having trouble finding the Reading List you created for them, please log in to your Bookshare account and verify a few settings on the Reading List. Assigned MembersOnly members of the Reading List can view the list in their account. To make sure a... more
Unfortunately, Individual Members cannot share with other members at this time. While this is a feature we would like to add in the future, we don't have a timeline for when this might be made available.
To add books to a Reading List: Log in to your Bookshare account.In the Search box, enter the title of the book you need.Select the book title.Select "Add to Reading List."Select the correct Reading List and select "Add."If you do not currently have a Reading List, or... more
Video Tutorial: Create Reading Lists × All Bookshare members can create Reading Lists to organize their books into different collections.To create a Reading List:Log in to... more
There are now two ways to add books to a Reading List, from the general Bookshare search and from within the reading list itself. If you haven't created a Reading List already, please visit our How do I create a Reading List? page in the Help Center first. Sponsors on... more
Yes. You can copy Bookshare books to other media for the purposes of transferring the book to the qualified Member selected when the book is downloaded. While the media containing the books may change, books must stay in the possession of the qualified Member.
When you download a book, Bookshare recommends saving it rather than opening it directly.When you choose the open option, it's easy to lose track of your books. Bookshare recommends that you create a folder just for books and always save books to that folder.If you... more
Mac users can read books using the Bookshare Web Reader, or a Daisy player such as Kurzweil 3000 or other software capable of reading Bookshare DAISY text.If you do not wish to use a Daisy player and prefer VoiceOver, you can read Bookshare books in your Mac web... more
To change the download preference for Individual Members:Log in to your Bookshare account.Search for a book.Locate the download drop down menu and select Set Preferences.Select your audio preference and select OK.You can now select the Audio option and the download... more
It is possible to choose the format of our BRF books. They can be formatted for a refreshable braille display or a braille embosser, and provided in either contracted or uncontracted braille.To adjust these options on Individual Memberships:Log into BookshareSelect the... more