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Here is a quick guide on how to upload books to the RNIB Bookshare UK education collection for publishers.Any boxes not directly referred to can safely be ignored.Go to ‘My Homepage’Select ‘Volunteer Home’ from the left menuFrom here you will be able to submit books to... more
This is a quick guide on how to upload titles for volunteers, universities and transcription centresGo to ‘My Homepage’On the left hand side of the page is a list of hyperlinks. Select ‘Volunteer Home’From here you will be able to submit books to the RNIB Bookshare UK... more
The Capti Narrator is an e-reader application for Apple devices.  It is compatible with RNIB Bookshare files. It is available for Windows, Chromebook, iPhone and iPad and compatible with the following browsers: Chrome, Safari and Firefox. Capti supports PDF, Word,... more
For staff (Primary Contacts and Sponsors)When you use our online book request form your request is logged against your account allowing you to easily check its status and view any notes we’ve added.Go to "My homepage"Select "My requests" from the menuYou can view your... more
The benefit of using the Kindle app on a device is that it will reflow the text of a PDF when increasing or decreasing the font size, thereby eliminating the need to scroll left to right to read each line. Email the book to the Kindle accountIt can take up to an hour... more
If you're unable to see the file name extensions on the files you've downloaded, this may cause problems when trying to convert documents for modifying; for example DAISY to Word.You need to adjust your computer settings to show your file name extensions.Click the "... more
To keep in touch with what's happening, find our latest news on Twitter  and Facebook!NewslettersRNIB Bookshare update March 2020 (rnib_bookshare_update_march_2020_final.docxSeptember 2018, Back to school news (back_to_school_news.docx)View our previous newslettersBack... more
The text to speech function of our Web Reader is only available on the Chrome web browser version 23 or higher, Safari or Edge. To confirm your version of Chrome, type chrome://chrome/ into the address bar. If you are on a compatible browser and still not receiving... more
How to set up accounts for your learners on RNIB BooksharePrint disabled learners can have their own accounts on RNIB Bookshare, this video shows you how so that they can be downloading and accessing resources independently. We tell you who can set up learner (member)... more
While the staff who have Sponsor accounts can view their personal download history under "My History", the Primary Contact can view all of the downloads made by your organisation. The report will tell you which Sponsor downloaded the resource and which Member it was... more
As the Primary Contact or a Sponsor on your organisation's account, you will not be able to add learners to the Member's list until the organisations account (set up by the Primary Contact) has been approved.Once the organisation account has been approved you will see... more
Please download BRF files using a computer or braille note-taker. Do not try to download BRF on a tablet or smartphone using these steps.Staff (Primary Contacts and Sponsors)Search for the book you need. If the book is available it will appear in the search results.... more
UK education collection recently implemented a small change to our advanced search.  Traditionally when checking multiple categories all books that appear in any of those categories would be given as search results, even if they only appeared in one of the selected... more
At this time UK education collection offers BRF versions of our books in: ... more
Read2Go does not support Bookshare's Reading List functionality. (Note that the free app Easy Reader, by Dolphin, does support Reading Lists. For more on Easy Reader, visit https://www.bookshare.org/cms/dolphin-easyreader-getting-started.)To access books on Reading... more

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