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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
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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
It's very important to keep all blank pages and note that they are blank by writing "blank page" in square brackets. If you remove them you'll throw off the page numbering. Writing "blank page" lets the reader know that the page is supposed to be blank, and information... more
The converter will delete tabs, so in a table of contents replace any tabs with spaces. Also, if the doc automatically adds an indent at the top of the page, indents all the text, or indents some of the paragraphs, don’t worry because the converter will delete the... more
Yes! If you need to note that a book has a misspelling by the author so the proofreader doesn't correct it, by all means do so. Make sure to do so by writing "Scanner's Note" in brackets though so the proofreader knows what it is!These notes must be deleted out of the... more
Sometimes when the book is printed a word will be split between two pages and connected with a hyphen. If this happens, move the end of the split word to the page above along with any punctuation immediately following it. Here's an example:*The boy walked through a... more