Free Subscription Information
In order to promote and encourage the
appropriate use of our electronic books we are now offering free subscriptions,
perhaps just for a limited time, to assistive technology professionals residing
in the United States. We want
you to be able to show students and teachers how they can benefit by having a
subscription to the Accessible Book Collection.
To qualify for a free subscription the
following questions need to all be answered with a "yes."
Do you work for a school system or similar
Do you have responsibility for students in
more than one school?
Do you train teachers in the use of
Is your email address associated with a
school district or similar entity?
Are you a resident of the United States?
You may use this free subscription to evaluate
its appropriateness for students. However, in order for a student to use
material from our website, other than the initial evaluation, a paid subscription for
the school the student attends must be acquired.
You may also use this subscription to train
teachers in the use of materials found on our website so as to benefit their
eligible students. You are not permitted share this subscription.
In order to obtain your free subscription, and
for us to be able to manage the relatively large number of potential
subscribers, please follow these instructions carefully when subscribing.
Click the button on the top of this page
that says "Subscribe."
When you get to the page titled
"Subscriber License" take particular note of the paragraph that reads as
Non-profit educational or
government institutions who enter this Agreement for the purpose of training
teachers or other professional staff for the purpose of facilitating the use
of the materials found within the Licensor's Web site by blind or other
persons with disabilities. For example, a school district may subscribe for
the purpose of training teachers in schools within their district.
Additional Licenses for each school desiring to use the materials within the
Licensor's Web site with their eligible students would be required.
(Paragraph added 3-31-03)
After you agree to
the Subscriber License you will be directed to a page that gives you three
options on the type of subscriptions available. Choose the first option
"Non-Profit or Government School."
Fill out "The
Accessible Book Collection Subscription Form." A sample form is available
here. You may wish to print this form out.
Where the form
requests your "School Name"
please enter the letters "AT" followed by your school district or
similar entity name. The letters "AT" will signal us this is a free
subscription for use as described above. Please do this exactly as
described. Remember where the form requests your "School
enter the letters "AT" followed by your school district or similar entity
For payment options
indicate you will pay for the subscription by purchase order.
Near the bottom of
the form there is a request for a "Registration Code." Please enter the
Click the button that
says "Process My Subscription."
You will go to one
final page that instructs you to send a purchase order in for the amount of
$0.00. Ignore this page and within three days your subscription will be
activated. (Generally it will be a lot quicker than three days.) Upon activation we will send you an email welcoming you to the
Accessible Book Collection. If we need additional information regarding your
eligibility we will email you.