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Currently the Web Reader requires third-party cookies to be enabled in order to access UK education collection content.  Please enable third-party cookies:On Chrome:Navigate to settingsSelect Show Advanced SettingsSelect the Content Settings button under PrivacyUncheck... more
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To display the log in email and password prompt, choose the Log In link. Place a checkmark in the Remember Me checkbox to be logged in automatically when you come back. Notice that when the log in prompts are present, your screen reader will speak the Log in Link as “... more
The New York Times Bestsellers now resides in our new Browse section. Select the Browse link from just under our standard search field.
The newspapers are now in our new Browse section.  Select the Browse link found just under our standard search and select the Newspapers and Magazines link. 
Unfortunately we are currently experiencing a bug with our Web Reader extension on Google Chromebooks that is making our books read with a German or French Text to Speech voice. We have determined that the bug is an issue with the Chromebook’s operating system itself. ... more
UK education collection Individual Memberships can now agree to the UK education collection Terms and Conditions online, and access the Proof of Disability form directly from their account.  UK education collection Organizational Membership and other forms can now be... more
Because the updated site uses some additional scripting, the apex has the ability to disable the scripting from web pages to simplify the sites for easier use.   Before using the new UK education collection site, you simply need to disable your browser scripting... more
Please note that there are no plans or funding to update Read:OutLoud Bookshare Edition at this time; please consider using Don Johnston's Snap&Read Universal tool in conjunction with Bookshare Web Reader, or look at the Reading Tools for Computers page for other... more
A person who is temporarily disabled when it comes to reading print may utilize UK education collection services during the period of significant print disability. However, once an individual has regained the ability to read normally, he or she no longer qualifies for... more
If you are legally blind, you qualify. In addition, if you don’t meet the legal blindness standard, a functional vision assessment that indicates a significant problem accessing text is also acceptable.
Probably! We very much enjoy having in-office volunteers, and have specific projects that can only be done at our office. However, we have limited in-office space at our Palo Alto, CA office.If you would like to volunteer at our office, please contact us and, if we... more
Once you have proofread your book, you must check it in for approval. A staff member or qualified volunteer will review it and either approve it or return it for more editing with notes about what to fix. Your book will typically reviewed within 7 business days of... more
For quality control, we ask that different people scan and proofread each book. Occasionally, we will make an exception for a highly-skilled, experienced volunteer. If you would like to be considered for this exception, please Request Help.
Yes! When you submit your newly scanned version, make sure to put the letters "BSO" in all capitals before the title of the book so that proofreaders know that you're improving an existing copy.Check out this page for more information about BSOs.

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