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When you download a book, UK education collection recommends saving it rather than opening it directly.When you choose the open option, it's easy to lose track of your books. UK education collection recommends that you create a folder just for books and always save... more
Mac users can read books using the Bookshare Web Reader, or a Daisy player such as Kurzweil 3000 or other software capable of reading UK education collection DAISY text.If you do not wish to use a Daisy player and prefer VoiceOver, you can read UK education collection... more
To change the download preference for Individual Members:Log in to your UK education collection account.Search for a book.Locate the download drop down menu and select Set Preferences.Select your audio preference and select OK.You can now select the Audio option and... more
It is possible to choose the format of our BRF books. They can be formatted for a refreshable braille display or a braille embosser, and provided in either contracted or uncontracted braille.To adjust these options on Individual Memberships:Log into UK education... more
To unzip a book using Windows:Select the .zip book file.Choose Extract All from the File menu. Choose a location for saving the files. To unzip a book using a Mac:Locate the zip file in your downloads folder.Open the file, and it will automatically extract and create a... more
You can use a Kindle to read RNIB Bookshare books with just a little preparation.Either our DAISY files or PDFs files can 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... more
Yes, UK education collection books can be opened in Braille2000, into Duxbury or MegaDots and embossed. Each book needs to be downloaded by an authorized Sponsor and associated with an individual student. Schools have the option to download the books and provide them... more
Using the advanced search is a quick and easy way to find the books you are looking for.Title: if you know the title or at least a part of it, simply enter it in the Title field.Author: entering only the author will give you a list of all the books available from this... more
Bookshare's powerful full text search capability searches for a word or phrase in the titles, authors' names, and contents of all books in the library. Just enter a word or phrase in the search box at the top of any page.For more details on searching, see the Find... more
The latest Victor Reader Stream includes built in Wifi allowing UK education collection users to log in, search, and download UK education collection content directly on the device itself. If you have this device click here for more information.If you wish to use a... more
Where Do UK education collection Members Live?There are UK education collection members in over 70 countries around the world!ArgentinaAustraliaAustriaBelgiumBermudaBrazilCanadaChileChinaColombiaCosta RicaCroatiaCzech RepublicDenmarkEcuadorFederated States of ... more
How many books are available to me?RNIB Bookshare is able to provide books to educators outside the UK where publishers have give us permission to share those books with our members in other countries.The number of books available in each country depends on the... more
To copy books to a BrailleNote, you'll need to use removable media such as a flash drive or memory card.If copying a DAISY book, please do the following:Download the Daisy file from UK education collection.Unzip the book using an unzip utility. Copy the entire unzipped... more
Yes. You'll first need to unzip the books if you do not know how to unzip books please see our guide on extracting UK education collection books.Kurzweil can open the OPF file associated with each of our DAISY books.  Select the "Open" option from the Kurzweil "File"... more
We love iPads!We love Apple products because they are fully accessible. They have built in accessibility tools which means  that someone with sight loss can use these tools, without the need to buy any additional  software.All file types on RNIB Bookshare can be used... more

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