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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
Go Read recently received an update that may cause this error on member's devices. Please try closing and restaring the app. If this does not resolve the issue please remove the application from your device and re-install it from the Google Play store to resolve this... more
The Individual Proof of Disability form can be downloaded directly from your account.  Log into Bookshare, select the My Account link and select the Proof of Disability link in the left side of the page. On this page you will find our methods for submitting Proof of... more
Bookshare does have Spanish versions for our Individual Membership Registration forms.  Request one from the Customer Service team by Requesting Help.
Bookshare now allows all Individual Memberships, including members who are under 18 years of age, to agree to the Bookshare Terms of Use online.  Members who are under 18 will require a Parent or Guardian to complete the online agreement form.This form will... more
As a sponsor on a Bookshare Organizational Account, to set a user name and password for your member, first you will have to make sure the member is added to your roster.  Once on the roster:Select the last name of the member.Enter a user name for the member to log in... more
Bookshare® books can be read on a wide variety of reading tools.The fastest and easiest way to read is with Bookshare Web Reader. For other reading tools, follow these steps to download and read for members:Log in to your Bookshare account. Search for a title. Select... more
Bookshare members can have two types of accounts: Organizational and Individual Memberships.Organizational Members may access only the books assigned to them by a sponsor or teacher on their organizational account. They cannot find and read books on their own.... more
Dyslexia confirmed by a competent authority to be severe enough to interfere significantly with reading standard print material qualifies for Bookshare.
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
There are several ways that Organizational Members can access Bookshare TitlesThe "traditional way" of having Sponsors download the books for them and copy them onto a device or media storage for the org member to use later.The "add an individual membership route",... more
The “Read Now” link will allow you to read Bookshare books directly within your Internet browser using Bookshare Web Reader. Books will be streamed directly to your computer; there is nothing to download or install. This is one of the fastest and easiest ways to read... more
Your student access account with Bookshare allows you to access any book shared with you on a Reading List or downloaded for you by a sponsor or teacher.  If you would like full access to download Bookshare you can sign up for a full Bookshare account. For members who... more
Your student access Bookshare account allows you to access books shared with you on a Reading List, or previously downloaded for you by a sponsor.  To access a book first log into your student access account, then:Navigate to your shared Reading List either from the... more
While we greatly appreciate the generosity of those who wish to donate print books to Bookshare, limits on space, staff and funding currently prevent us from accepting them.  We suggest that you offer these books to other libraries who are actively seeking such... more