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Books cannot be deleted from your download history due to tracking requirements from our funding source and our publishers.  However, you can limit the number of days of history that are displayed on your My History page.  The default is 30 days, but if you download a... more
Bookshare Release NotesBookshare has a new version released approximately every three weeks; this page will be used to learn about key new features or changes that matter to you.Bookshare 5.5.0 (January 23rd, 2018)This release included:Made improvements in handling... more
To view your download history select the "My History" link from your task bar.Selecting the "Available" or "Downloaded" link from the status section of a book will initiate the download onto your computer.  If the status section indicates "In Progress" our servers are... more
To change your personal information on Bookshare first log into your Bookshare account, then:Select the "My Account" link Select the "My Information" linkEnter your Bookshare email address and passwordModify the information as necessarySelect the "Save" button at the... more
Bookshare members can update their download preferences online, including their:Default download formatAudio format (MP3 or DAISY Audio)Braille settings (Grade, Format, and Size)As an Individual Member:Log in to your Bookshare account.Select the My Account link in the... more
If you are a US teacher or a sponsor you may renew your students' accounts from your roster.To continue as a US student, please update your school information:Log into Bookshare Select the Update link at the top of the My Bookshare or My Account pageUpdate your school... more
Video Tutorial: How to Change your Email Address × To change your email address, first log into your Bookshare account, then:Select the link with your name next to Log in or... more
While reading a book, a single finger tap anywhere on the screen will show the reading tools menu. In the upper right corner tap on the text settings button, the “Aa” icon to access the Visual Settings menu appear.From there, you will be able to increase or decrease... more
While reading a book, a single finger tap anywhere on the screen will show the reading tools menu. You can skip ahead in the text by tapping on the “next item" button, the fast forward icon.Without voiceover enabled you can change the navigation level of this action by... more
You will first need to create a folder. To do so, please follow the steps below:From the Voice Dream Reader home screen, tap on the “folders" button at the top left cornerTap on the Add button, the “+” icon at the top left corner of the new window.Erase the automatic... more
To manage your voices, please follow the steps below:From the Voice Dream Reader home screen tap on the settings button, the “Gear" icon, at the bottom of the screen.Tap on “Manage My Voices” and tap on the “+” icon at the top right of the window.At this point, you... more
Once you’re logged into your Bookshare account:From the Voice Dream Reader home page select the Add button, the “+" icon, at the bottom of the screen.Tap on “Bookshare”.To search for a specific book, tap on the search box at the top of the window. Otherwise, choose a... more
Once you’ve opened the Voice Dream app, follow these steps:From the Voice Dream Reader home screen tap on settings, the “Gear" icon, at the bottom of the screenUnderneath the accounts list tap on “Bookshare”Make sure it is enabled and tap on “Account”Enter your... more
The effective date for the NIMAC was July 16, 2006. After that date, publishers are required to submit files to the NIMAC for books adopted by the public K-12 education system when the request is made in writing at the point of print book purchase. If you believe that... more
Bookshare is an Authorized User in these states: AK, AR, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, KS, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VT, WA, WI, WV, Guam and Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands