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Where to Get Books

The web is a great resource for accessible content. The following is a list of sites where books are available to download. Note: Some sites require a qualifying disability for membership.

Free Books

  • Bookshare

    Bookshare offers DAISY and BRF versions of over 60,000 books, periodicals, magazines, and textbooks. Hundreds of new books are added each month.

  • NFB-Newsline

    Newsline provides DAISY and BRF versions of several newspapers, updated daily.

  • Project Gutenberg

    Project Gutenberg has more than 30,000 public domain books to download in ePub, Mobipocket, HTML and simple text formats.

  • LibriVox

    LibriVox offers public domain audiobooks for download in MP3 and OGG format.

  • Sample books

    Sample DAISY books are available in the Downloads section of this site. DAISY books are best experienced with gh PLAYERâ„¢ for PC or ReadHearâ„¢ Mac for Macintosh.

Paid Services and Stores

  • Learning Ally

    Learning Ally serves students of every grade level, including adults, by providing digitally-recorded textbooks and other instructional materials.

  • FictionWise

    FictionWise has a large catalog of e-books from best-selling authors. Some books are also available to download for free.

  • Audible.com

    Audible.com offers over 60,000 digital audiobooks, new releases, radio shows, audio newspapers and magazines.