Monday, November 10, 2014

Getting Started with Bookshare

Bookshare is a great tool available for students with IEPs and special educators. Teachers with access can download and assign books used in class to students who have been assigned an account. Students with access are able to download the books and textbooks they are using in class and take notes right in the online book. You can also listen to the audio while following along or taking notes. Other great features including the dictionary allows students to look up right away any words they don't know to get the most out of what they are reading. Bookshare can be accessed from an online browser so you can sign in anywhere and pick up right where you left off!

Here is the link to the Bookshare website.

Click here to view a presentation with instructions on how to use the features of Bookshare.

Click here to see the Bookshare YouTube channel to watch tutorials on how to find your way around the site. Here is a video on finding and requesting books on Bookshare:

If you are interested in accessing Bookshare you can contact the Library Media Staff. Here is the link to the Edline page.

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