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For the best experience please scan, or take a picture of the forms with a camera phone and email them to membership@bookshare.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.
To obtain a new password, visit the Forgot Password page and enter your email address. Bookshare will send you an email with a link to create a new password.If you do not sign into Bookshare with an email address and a Bookshare sponsor or teacher provided a password... 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 the new Primary Contact is already registered as a Sponsor on the account: Please contact the current Primary Contact to transition the title using the "Set to Primary Contact" button on the Sponsors page of the account.If the new Primary Contact is not registered... more
First, log in to your account and select the "my Organization" link from your Task Bar. Then select the "members" tab.You can then update members' grade levels in either of two ways:Edit a single member's grade level by selecting the member's last name and changing the... 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
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
To add members and sponsors to your organizational membership, log in and go to “My Bookshare.”To add Sponsors:Select the “Sponsors” link.Select the “Add a Sponsor” button.Complete the form with the Sponsor’s information.Each new Sponsor will receive a welcome email... more
If your student already has an individual account for Bookshare that you would like to link the account to your organization please do the following:   Log into your Bookshare account Select the "'My Bookshare" link Select the "Members" link to go to your member... 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