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You must have a public library card to register for CELA. To receive one, please contact your public library.

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As an educator you may download or borrow CELA materials for the use of your students with print disabilities. CELA may suspend or terminate your access to its collections and services without prior notice if you engage in conduct that CELA believes violates its Terms of Acceptable Use for Educators (opens in a new window)

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As part of the CELA educator access program, your school or institution may sign up for a Bookshare organization account at no cost to you or your school.

How to sign up for a free Bookshare organization membership:

  1. Complete the Bookshare Organization Account Application (opens in a new window)
  2. The main contact for your organization must agree to Bookshare’s Membership Agreement

Once you submit your application, Bookshare will check with CELA to confirm your eligibility for an organization membership covered under your public library’s CELA service.

Benefits of Bookshare

Access more than 200,000 books on behalf of members or students of your school or institution! Find bestsellers, children's and teen's books, academic materials, and more.

With Bookshare you can:

  • Read and listen to words read aloud
  • Increase font size and read with large print
  • Read on computers, tablets, smartphones, braille displays, and many other technologies
  • Get free reading software

Bookshare lets you download books in DAISY Text, DAISY Audio (synthetic voice), MP3 (synthetic voice), or Braille Ready Format.

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