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There are two ways to use categories to locate material in the Bookshare library.  The first option is to select the Browse link found under the general search bar, then select the subject category link.  This will provide links to each category where members can... more
All Bookshare Individual Memberships do expire once a year.  For our current US students with free accounts, this system is just to ensure we have the most up to date school information on record.  To renew your free subscription:Log into Bookshare Select the Renew... more
For all submitted forms please allow two business days for processing. If you do not receive email notification log in to your Bookshare account and locate the account status banner on the My Bookshare page or My Account page to verify the form has been processed.   If... more
There are two separate menus in Go Read—the Drawer menu and the More Options menu.Drawer MenuWithin the Drawer menu you can open your books and search for new titles in Bookshare’s library.To open the Drawer menu:Open Go Read.Select the Drawer Menu button on the left... more
Web Reader reads using your device's built-in Text to Speech voice. Depending on what kind of device you have, please follow the steps below to change and/or install additional voices.Windows PCTo change your computer's Text to Speech voice:Windows 8 and olderOpen the... more
You will need to be logged into your Bookshare account and be a member from the U.S. We appreciate when you search the collection before making a request. If you're new to searching the collection, we have tips that can help. Note that Bookshare may have alternate... more
Individual and Student Members can read books using Web Reader.Using a computer or a Chromebook, open Google Chrome or Safari (Mac only) and log in to Bookshare.Use the search box at the top of the page to search for a book.Once you've found the book, select the "... more
If you are a US teacher or a sponsor you may renew your student's 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
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
All Bookshare members can create Reading Lists to organize their books into different collections.To create a Reading List:Log in to your Bookshare account.Select the My Bookshare link in the top right corner of the page.Select the My Reading Lists link on the left... more
Bookshare Web Reader includes self-voicing and word highlighting on computers with:Google Chrome version 33+Safari version 6.1+Chromebooks version 14+  Coming soon: Microsoft EdgeBookshare Web Reader includes self-voicing (no word highlighting) on devices with:Google... more