Books Central

Formats available

Books from UK education collection are available in a variety of formats.

If we only have a PDF file, the book will only be available to download as a PDF. However, if we also have a master EPUB file you will be able to download it in the following formats:

  • EPUB (through the built in Web Reader)
  • DAISY audio
  • DAISY text only 
  • Unified English Braille (UEB)
  • MP3
  • HTML
  • Text only

Learn more about the available book formats.

How to find books

Find what you need on UK education collection. Our diverse, growing collection has thousands of titles (availability varies by country).

Request a book

If the book you require is not in the UK education collection, fill out a book request form. Both the title and ISBN are required; it is helpful if you have the author, publisher and copyright year as well. If we need additional information to fulfil your request, we will contact you promptly.

Submit books

There are lots of accessible resources being created by individuals and UK education collection can help you to share the resources you create with others. This means that you and everyone else can benefit from access to a greater pool of resources without having to duplicate effort.

Braille books

You can read our braille books using a variety of compatible reading tools and choose from two book formats, BRF (braille ready format) or DAISY.