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If you're having trouble uploading a scanned RTF (Rich Text Format) file, try skipping the step where you input the ISBN the first time. This does mean that you'll have to put in a bit more information manually, but it hopefully will solve the uploading problem. Do... more
Yes. UK education collection volunteers must use their own scanner and OCR (Optical Character Recognition) software. The scanner may have built-in OCR software, or the person scanning may have the OCR software as part of a computer program.
IntegratedRNIB Bookshare integrated applications or devices allow members to download our content directly through the application or on the device itself.Bookshare Web ReaderDolphin EasyReaderNon-integratedIf you are using applications or devices that are not RNIB... more
Leaving school? If you have sight loss you can get reading resources through RNIB Library and Talking Books.Off to college or university? RNIB Bookshare supports learners with a print disability throught their education. The Disabled Student Services office or Library... more
Leaving school? RNIB Bookshare is for print disabled learners in education. If you have sight loss, why not contact RNIB Library for your reading resources?.Off to college or univesiry? The Disabled Student services office or library services on your campus can help... more
Please do search the site for the book you need first, by simply entering the ISBN into the search box (no spaces or hyphens), if we have the title it will appear in the search results. If we don’t have it please read our book request guidance page for full details on... more
Firstly, we will verify that the book isn't already in the collection. Then we will contact the publisher to ask if they are able to supply an electronic file.Publisher are sometimes unable to provide digital files for their titles due to the age of the book or where... more
Individual Members can read books using Web Reader.*Once logged in, select book.Click “Read Now” link in download options.Book will open in your browser, click the “Start TTS” icon in the top navigation barIf you are a UK education collection teacher or sponsor... more
UK education collection cannot accept:eBooks (even if they have been printed and scanned)standardized teststeacher editions of textbookscopyrighted dramatic works (plays or screenplays)
The teacher in question either created an account on their own, or is already on someone else's account. You can either add them to your account using a different email, or they can call us at 650-644-3433 and request they be removed from the account they are currently... more
Organizational accounts will never expire.  If your organization has purchased book blocks, those blocks will be available until all downloads have been used.  
DefinitionATAssistive Technology - examples are Read:OutLoud, Victor Reader, AMIS, Read2GoBRFBraille Ready FormatDAISYDigital Accessible Information SystemEPUBelectronic publicationPCPrimary Contact is we contact regarding registration or account management... more
Every book on the "My History" page every will have a status:Read Now - selecting this link will open the book in the Bookshare Web Reader.  In progress - indicates the UK education collection servers are currently packaging your requested download.  Depending on the... more
The ideal process for accessing a UK education collection book from a web browser is with our new Web Reader tool.  For more information please see our How to Read books page. If the book you are trying to access does not offer the Read Now link, or if you do not have... more
To include UK education collection in your teaching plans, we suggest two steps:Open up an individual account for the student allowing him/her access to all books (except for NIMAC books). Include the student in a school program (allowing him/her access to all books... more

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