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 scroll through the entire list of books within the category. Books can be sorted by title, Author, Copyright year, or Date added to
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:
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.
There are two separate menus in Go Read—the Drawer menu and the More Options menu.
Within the Drawer menu you can open your books and search for new titles in Bookshare’s library.
To open the Drawer menu:
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.
To change your computer's Text to Speech voice:
You will need to be logged into your Bookshare account and be a member from the U.S.
Individual and Student Members can read books using Web Reader.
If you are a US teacher or a sponsor you may renew your students' accounts from your roster.
To add books to a Reading List:
All Bookshare members can create Reading Lists to organize their books into different collections.