Google Chrome Web Reader

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Bookshare has added a web reader to Google Chrome.

 

Pros:

  • Easy for teachers and kids because the books do not
    need to be downloaded to individual devices
  • No charge for the reader
  • The books are stored in the cloud so they work on any
    computer with Google Chrome
  • DAISY format for page to page navigation
Cons:

  • Must have Individual Membership to use
  • Limited customization of visual aspects and voices
  • No bookmark feature
  • Reading starts at beginning of page only
  • Does not work on mobile devices

 Quick Sheets:

Chrome Web Reader