Bookshare

Bookshare introduces new products for disabled readers

By libertyc
February 11, 2013 // 0 Comments

Bookshare has developed two new digital products to help those with disabilities. Bookshare’s Web Reader and Bookshelf were announced at the Assistive Technology Industry Association conference, held January 30 through February 2 in Orlando, Fla. The products were created to help those with [...]

U.S. Senator Congratulates Bookshare on 10th Anniversary!

By Paul Biba
April 5, 2012 // 0 Comments

From the Bookshare blog: On March 8, 2012, ninety guests gathered at the U.S. Capitol to hearSenator Tom Harkin (IA- D), Chairman of the Health, Education, Labor, and Pension Appropriations Committee, recognize the good work of the staff and volunteers of Bookshare on its 10th anniversary. The Iowa [...]

Bookshare celebrates 10 years of providing eBooks to those with print disabilities, by Sue Polanka

By libertyc
March 14, 2012 // 0 Comments

March 12, 2012 – Palo Alto, CA – Bookshare, the global leader in providing digital accessible books to people with print disabilities, today announced its 10th anniversary. Throughout the last ten years, Bookshare has been at the forefront of the digital book revolution, applying Silicon Valley [...]

Bookshare Passes 150,000 Student Members & 125,000 Titles

By libertyc
October 12, 2011 // 0 Comments

From the press release: Bookshare® a global leader in copyrighted, digital accessible books for people with print disabilities, is dramatically overachieving its five year collection and member targets at the close of its fourth year of funding from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of [...]

John Wiley & Sons partners with Bookshare

By libertyc
April 15, 2011 // 0 Comments

From an email I received from Bookshare: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., a leading publisher serving the professional, consumer, scientific, technical, medical and academic communities worldwide, has agreed to provide Bookshare with digital files of professional and trade titles for their collection. [...]

Bookshare crosses 100,000 member milestone

By libertyc
July 13, 2010 // 0 Comments

From their press release: Bookshare, the world’s largest online accessible library of copyrighted content for individuals with print disabilities, today announced a milestone event – surpassing 100,000 qualified members around the world. Bookshare’s Publisher program also crossed a [...]

Cambridge Univ. Press grants worldwide digital rights to Bookshare – help for the print disabled

By libertyc
May 21, 2010 // 0 Comments

This is an important announcement for persons with print disabilities. From their press release: Cambridge University Press has entered into a license agreement with Bookshare, the California-based nonprofit organization that provides books in accessible formats for people with qualified print [...]

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