Can I read your books using a Kindle?

Yes.  If you are using a Kindle you can use it to read UK education collection material.

Our DAISY files and PDFs files will need to be converted into a readable format for a Kindle. The following instructions explain how to do this:

DAISY files – quick guide:

  • download the book in the DAISY format
  • extract the files from the ZIP folder
  • rename the .XML file to .HTML
  • add the file to your Calibre library
  • convert the book to AZW3
  • plug your Kindle into your computer
  • highlight the title and send to device.

Downloadable guide

Sending DAISY files to a Kindle - full guidance with screen shots

PDF files – quick guide:

  • download the book in PDF format
  • ensure your email address is listed on the learner's authorised Amazon Kindle account
  • email the book file to the "send to Kindle" email address with “convert” in the subject line
  • sync the Kindle to see the new book.

Downloadable guide

Sending PDFs to a Kindle - full guidance with screen shots

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