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Bookshare has added 16 new categories and added more content to our existing categories expanding Bookshare members’ abilities to browse the Bookshare collection. New categories include:Communication; Drama, Plays and Theater; Earth Sciences; Education; Foreign... more
There are two ways to use categories to locate material in the Bookshare library.  The first option is to select the Browse link found under the general search bar, then select the subject category link.  This will provide links to each category where members can... more
All Bookshare Individual Memberships do expire once a year.  For our current US students with free accounts, this system is just to ensure we have the most up to date school information on record.  To renew your free subscription:Log into Bookshare Select the Renew... more
For all submitted forms please allow two business days for processing. If you do not receive email notification log in to your Bookshare account and locate the account status banner on the My Bookshare page or My Account page to verify the form has been processed.   If... more
No! Please remove all images before you submit your scanned book. You may include image descriptions. They must be written in complete sentences and placed in square brackets. Check out the instructions here.Proofreaders should also make sure they've deleted out all... more
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