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Do you find yourself creating new reading lists that contain many titles you already have in an existing list?Our copy feature allows you to copy any reading list you've created, then edit the list as required. Saving you time on searching for books or accessible... more
A pending title is a book or periodical that has been requested for the UK education collection collection but which we don't have yet. These might be found, for instance, in one of our special collection lists where we want to include a full list of titles for a... more
When we receive books from publisher partners or the NIMAC in digital formats, images are included.When we need to manually convert a print book into accessible format, images are not retained.  We do not have the resources currently required to retain all images,... more
A professional with credentials and training in the area of the specific disability is considered a qualified Competent Authority. Some examples include:Visual impairment/low vision—A family doctor, ophthalmologist, optometrist, teacher of the visually impaired,... more
Enter multiple search terms separated by a comma (but no space) to find all books that contain ALL of those terms. For example:  horse, tiger returns all books containing BOTH "horse" and "tiger".Use quotation marks to search for a phrase. For example: "French cooking... more
Can I restrict my child's access to certain titles?UK education collection tags some books as "adult content," which depict extreme violence or explicit sexual content.  Those books are not available to readers under 18, or adult readers who "opt out" of seeing adult... more
Books marked as adult content might contain topics that are inappropriate for minors. These topics may include extremely graphic violence or explicit sexual content.Members over 18 can opt in or out of seeing adult content in search results by changing their account... more
Books cannot be deleted from your download history due to tracking requirements from our funding source and our publishers.  However, you can limit the number of days of history that are displayed on your My History page.  The default is 30 days, but if you download a... more
To view your download history select the "My History" link from your task bar.Selecting the "Available" or "Downloaded" link from the status section of a book will initiate the download onto your computer.  If the status section indicates "In Progress" our servers are... more
View your personal informationGo to "My homepage"Select "My account"Select "My information"Change your personal informationIf any of your personal information needs changing please speak to teacher or support staff who has a Primary Contact or Sponsor account. They... more
To help save you and your learners' time, you can set their download preference so that's the first format to be offered when it's available. So if nine times out of 10 you know your learner would like a Word file you can set this as the preference; you'll be able to... more
To change your email address, first log into your UK education collection account, then:Select the link with your name next to Log in or Log outSelect the "Edit Information" linkEnter your UK education collection email address and passwordSelect "Edit" to modify the... more
Setting up for the First TimeTo utilize the UK education collection program on the BrailleSense, you will first need to customize a few of its options to get started. These settings will be saved until you change them.From the main Menu, select Library Services, then... more
The “Options” dialog allows you to set items such as download location, default download type, and whether the Braille Sense U2 automatically unpacks the UK education collection book or periodical. To open the “Options” dialog, Tab to the “Options” button and press “... more
When you choose “Books” from the “Select Search Mode” combo box described above, the next item in the dialog is “Select Search Method”. Press “Space” to choose between “Search word” and “Category search”. When you choose to “Search word”, the next item in the dialog is... more

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