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Yes! The settings for accessing Unified English Braille (UEB) files will be in a slightly different place depending on your account type:Individual MembersChange your Format PreferenceMake sure that you are logged into BookshareGo to your Preferences page under My... more
Bookshare members can continue using their account even after they’ve completed or halted their education. While Bookshare membership is only free for U.S. students (see Student Qualifications), you can purchase a membership when you are no longer a student to continue... more
A Student Login with Bookshare allows a student to access any book shared with them on a Reading List or downloaded for them by a Sponsor or teacher. (Teachers, find detailed instructions on how to set up student logins in this Getting Started Guide and this helpful... more
Want to know which books have been added most recently in your favorite subject area?Go to the Advanced Search page and scroll down to the "Filter by Category" section.  Choose your subject by clicking on the box.Right above the "Filter by Category" heading is "Sort by... more
To meet its obligations under the Copyright Act, Bookshare must collect certain personal information about its users, including its student users. Bookshare uses the information it collects to confirm that students have a qualifying print disability and that their use... more
Sponsors can now renew a student's individual membership by first logging into their account, then:Select the Members linkSelect the Renew link found under the member's Membership columnComplete the prompts to update the student's informationAdditionally if a sponsor... more
If you are an existing US student you may edit your school information at any time.  First log into your Bookshare account then:Select the My Account linkSelect the Student Status linkSelect the Edit Information buttonComplete the edit prompts
All of Bookshare's books have audio capability. How you access these audio features depends on the type of reading experience you prefer and the type of device you want to use to listen to your books. Note that Bookshare does not offer human narrated audio, so all of... more
Visit the Bookshare Mobile home page to view our recommended mobile tools, or view our full list of Compatible Reading tools.
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Organizational Members can only read books assigned to their Reading List. As a Sponsor, you can create and share Reading Lists with your Members so they can read books with Bookshare Web Reader or their favorite reading tool. To create and share a Reading List:Log in... more
There are several reasons for a book to appear as unavailable to download.  The first most common reason is your Bookshare account is currently inactive.  Please select the Sign In link from the top of this page, log into your account and review the content on your My... more
If you have a Bookshare Individual Membership or you are a sponsor on a Bookshare Organizational Account your username will always be the email address on your account.  If you are a member on an Organizational Roster and your teacher or Bookshare sponsor created an... more
Organizational Members, such as students, must access books assigned to them by a sponsor or teacher on their organizational account.Sponsors and teachers can save time and make it easier for Organizational Members to access books by assigning a username and password.... more
If the words appear smashed together or spread really far apart, highlight text, go to “style” and click “normal.” Even if the text doesn't appear to change, our converter will be able to interpret it correctly. You may need to play with the size in order to make sure... more