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Bookshare expects members (or parents/guardians for students less than 18 years of age) to self-certify student enrollment status, but reserves the right to request proof.For example, if a student gets an individual membership citing enrollment in a school that has... more
Schools can register for organizational memberships and download books for their students online. You can also request individual memberships for students who want independent access to the library.For schools and students in the U.S., membership is free through an... more
Yes. All Bookshare members must have a qualifying print disability.For more information about our qualifications, please visit our Qualifications Page.
There are three steps to becoming a Bookshare member:1.    Register online.  Click “Sign Up.”Read and accept the Bookshare agreement.  A welcome email will be sent to confirm your account submission.    2.  Provide proof of disability. Review the list of qualifying... 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 . 
Yes! Students can download books on their own if they have either student logins or Individual Memberships.Student logins now allow students to acccess and download any books shared with them by their teachers.And this guide will provide step-by-step directions and... more
Yes, parents can sign up their own child.To qualify for a free student membership for U.S. students, parents can enter their child’s school information during the sign-up process. All memberships for U.S. students are currently free through an award from the U.S.... more
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
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