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This error indicates this title is currently not compatible with our Web Reader utility. Unfortunately these incompatibilities are complex and may take a significant amount of time to correct, as such we cannot give an estimated time for this issue to be resolved. This... more
Yes! If a student has membership through a school or other organisation they will be able to search and download books themselves.
Awaiting approvalWhile you're able to log in, search the collection and set up other members off staff with their Sponsor accounts, you will not be able to download resources until your Primary Contact membership application has been approved by the RNIB Bookshare team... more
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Primary Contacts and other staff (Sponsors)If you're the Primary Contact or a Sponsor on your organisation's account you can reset your own password:Go to "Log in"Select "Forgot your password?"Enter your email addressSelect "reset password"You'll be sent an email... more
Students who had a learner membership linked to a school will be able to continue their memberships when they leave school. If they are no longer a student or eligible the Primary contact should remove them.People with sight loss can access reading resources with RNIB... more
If the new Primary Contact is already registered as a Sponsor on the account: Please contact the current Primary Contact to transition the title using the "Set to Primary Contact" button on the Sponsors page of the account.Quick tips:Go to HomepageSelect Sponsors In... more
Staff (Primary Contact and Sponsors)If you've forgotten your password:Go to our homepage (select the RNIB Bookshare logo at the top of the page)Select "Log in"Select "Forgot your password"Follow the instructionsIf you're able to log in:Go to "My account"Select "Change... more
How to set up staff accounts on RNIB Bookshare In this video you will see how to set up a staff (sponsor) account and what you can do with it to support your print disabled learner.Your organisation's Primary Contact can create a Sponsor account for any members of... more
Create and use reading lists within RNIB BookshareReading lists are a fantastic way of grouping books and other resources together for you, other staff and your print disabled learners to use. Find out how to create reading lists for various curriculum subjects,... 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
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
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
Bookshare Web Reader includes self-voicing and word highlighting on computers with:Google Chrome version 33+Safari version 6.1+Chromebooks version 14+ Coming soon: Microsoft EdgeBookshare Web Reader includes self-voicing (no word highlighting) on devices with:Google... more