This is exciting news for me because we are a district full of Apple products. We have iMacs and MacBooks. We also have a large number of iPads.
I have not had time to test out the process since I read the article (it is on my agenda for this week), but I have shared it with some of my co-workers (and it is going to be my school newsletter article this month). Bookshare has done a great write-up already on how to download the books and load them into iBooks for both MacOS and iOS.
I am including a few links below, sending you directly to the Bookshare website. The site contains everything you would need to know about Bookshare. I am including links to a few locations to get you started.
Is Bookshare for me?
What does it cost?
Can I open a book in iBooks?
I was able to test the process provided by Bookshare this week.
The above tutorial titled, Can I open a book in iBooks?, is a good write up but when I tried to download a book I noticed a couple of key items that are not included.
- You must use Safari to download the books
- Books still have to be assigned to Members by Sponsors (unless they have an individual account in addition to their organizational account)