Bookshare for Parents

How to download Bookshare books for students

  1. Open Read:OutLoud program on your computer.
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  3. Enter your email address (the one you provided to Bookshare) and your password on the login screen
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  5. Type a search term or book title into the Search box.  Click Search and then click on Advanced Search for more options
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  7. The Search Results will appear.  Click on the title of the book you want.
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  9. To download the book, click on one of the icons:

       

    • the daisy is for text only
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    • the daisy with a photo in the corner is for text with images

     

  10. You will be asked to enter the Bookshare password
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  12. The first time you download a book, you will be asked to create a Download Password which is used to unzip the books you download.
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  14. This is NOT the same password you use to log in to the Bookshare web site.  It is a special password that is used only to unzip a book that you have already downloaded to your computer.
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  16. Once you have created your password, be sure to make a note of it for the next time you download a book.
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  18. After you enter your password, you will see the book Loading or Parsing.  You are ready to read!

 

Parent Guide to downloading Bookshare books