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To qualify for a Bookshare membership you must have a qualified print disability; however, freely distributable titles (e.g. public domain or Creative Commons licensed) are available for download without membership.
The default number of downloads per 30 days is 100 books.The book download limit is based on a 30 day cycle that starts on the day you download your first book. If for example, your download is 100, and 100 books were downloaded on day 1, additional books wouldn’t be... more
There are several methods for providing Proof of Disability when completing an Individual Membership for Bookshare.   Students of schools with Organizational Memberships:If your school has already submitted your Proof of Disability to Bookshare as part of its account,... more
Video of How Do I Sign Up My School for Bookshare? For more information on signing up for organizational membership, visit our Organizational Membership page . 
A person with a qualified print disability, such as visual impairment, certain physical disabilities and severe learning disabilities would qualify for Bookshare.  Learn more about qualifications.
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
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
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