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Read&Write’s free extension can be installed from the Chrome Web Store. Follow the steps below to install the Read&Write Chrome extension:Open Google Chrome and navigate to the Chrome Web Store.Enter "read and write" in the search box in the top left corner of... more
If you are a sponsor on an Organizational account you can subscribe to Reading Lists shared by other sponsors.  To Subscribe to an existing Reading List:Navigate to your My Reading Lists pageSelect the Subscribe button at the bottom of the pageSearch for and place a... more
Video Tutorial: Subscribe to or Copy Reading Lists × Bookshare recently made it possible for Sponsors or Teachers on a Bookshare account to share Reading Lists with other... more
Sponsors on Organizational Accounts can make their Reading Lists available to all other Sponsors on the same account. To share your Reading List:Select "My Reading Lists" from your My Bookshare pageSelect the Reading List you wish to make available to other Sponsors on... more
If your student already has a student login to Bookshare, it is easy to upgrade their account to a full Individual Membership. As explained in this video, you'll simply have your student:Log in to Bookshare (using his/her student login)Select the "Upgrade to an... more
Video Tutorial: Students can Upgrade to an Individual MembershipWith a full individual membership connected to the student's school account, students can access books that have been assigned to them by a teacher as well as search and download books independently. ... more
Organizational Members (OM's) are qualified Bookshare users that are registered on an Organization's Bookshare account. Sponsors, generally teachers or other school staff, add students to their school's roster as Organizational Members.Organizational Members can log... more
An Individual Membership (IM) is a qualified adult or student's personal Bookshare account with Bookshare. IM's can freely search for and download books in any of the Bookshare accessible formats, unlike Organizational Members who only have limited access to books... more
There are three main types of student Bookshare accounts: Individual Memberships, Organizational Memberships, and Linked Accounts. Students with each kind of account have different download privileges and access to Reading Tools. We recommend reviewing the chart below... more
We recommend iOS users install a Bookshare-integrated app (Read2Go, Voice Dream Reader, or Capti Narrator) when downloading books to their mobile device. However, if you wish to verify a book is in our collection by searching our website, please follow the instructions... more
VoiceOver commands are generally performed by pressing the Ctrl and Option keys at the same time as at least one other key. When you press the Ctrl and Option keys together, that combination is referred to as the VoiceOver key (VO key for short). Please note if you... more
Yes! Bookshare has many international members, including both adults and students. Bookshare partners with a number of international organizations that can help members submit Proof of Disability and/or may provide financial assistance. Check if your organization is... more
The text to speech function of our Web Reader is only available on the Chrome web browser version 23 or higher. To confirm your version of Chrome, type chrome://chrome/ into the address bar. If you are on a compatible version of Chrome and still not receiving audio,... more
Tobii T-series users can install Go Read, a free app available in the Google Play Store. To install Go Read on your device, please do the following: Open the Google Play store. Search for "Go Read" or "Bookshare." Select Go Read, then select the Install button. Visit... more
Tobii I-series users can install any of our Windows-compatible reading tools. Web Reader and Read:OutLoud are freely available to Bookshare users, although there are many other compatible programs. Web Reader is a free eBook reader that you can access directly through... more