Bookshare How-To’s

The following screencasts provide guidance in using both the Bookshare website as well as tools that can be used to read Bookshare materials on computers and mobile devices. More information on student eligibility and administrative procedures is provided on the pageĀ Accessible Library Memberships.

*Please note that Word Q cannot be used to read books from Bookshare, because the formats are not compatible.

Using EasyReader on an iPad
Requires i0s 9.1+

 

HOW TO USE THE BOOKSHARE WEBSITE

How to Navigate in Bookshare

How to Organize and Edit Members (Students)

 

How to Add & Edit Sponsors (School Personnel)

 

How to Create & Edit Reading Lists

 

HOW TO USE READING TOOLS

Using Capti on an iPad


Using Capti in a Browser

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Using Bookshare Web Reader in a Browser
(Compatible with Chrome on PC and Mac, or Safari on Mac)

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Using EasyReader on an iPad
Requires i0s 9.1+(Android version forthcoming)


Using Voice Dream on an iPad

Tech tip: Using Snapverter to convert paper into an accessible digital document

Is your school board using Google accessibility apps and extensions?

Here’s a brief demonstration video on how to use Snapverter, an add-on for Read&Write for Google Chrome that allows you or your student to convert a printed document (assignment, page of a book, etc) into a digital document that can be used with Read& Write. A great tool for increasing accessibility!