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It is possible to choose the format of our BRF books. They can be formatted for a refreshable braille display or a braille embosser, and provided in either contracted or uncontracted braille.To adjust these options on Individual Memberships:Log into UK education... 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
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
If you are using a Braille Note Touch device, the easiest way to find, download and open your books from is to:Download the Go Read application from the Google Playstore (Playstore is pre-loaded on the Touch)Open Go Read on the Touch and download the book(s) the... more
RNIB HelplineIf the book description states that a hard braille copy is available from RNIB for loan or to purchase, you can contact the RNIB Helpline on 0300 123 9999 to order your copy.Transcription servicesIf you do not have the tools to emboss books, a... more
Yes, UK education collection books can be opened in Braille2000, into Duxbury or MegaDots and embossed. Each book needs to be downloaded by an authorized Sponsor and associated with an individual student. Schools have the option to download the books and provide them... 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
MS WordYou can directly download books as structured Word documents Phase one of our Word project went live in September 2017 and takes the uploaded RTF or EPUB file and automatically converts it into a structured Word file that you can easily modify to meet your... more
DAISY and BRF are digital formats for accessible materials. NISO/DAISY 3 is the global digital talking book standard (http://www.daisy.org/z3986/), supported by many leading libraries, assistive technology software and hardware manufacturers worldwide that serve those... more
Several of our Reading Tool partners will be at Benetech's booth at ATIA, demonstrating how their Reading Tools can be used with Bookshare.Stop by our booth, or the partner booths at any time during the Expo hours, and please check this page daily for updates to the... more
Discover other RNIB reading services:RNIB Overdrive download and listen to audiobooks, magazines and podcasts for free on your favourite deviceRNIB Talking Books a free library service providing books on DAISY CD and USB stickRNIB Braille and Giant Print a free library... 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
At this time UK education collection offers BRF versions of our books in: ... more
As a member of staff with a Primary Contact or Sponor account you can download the books in a variety of formats. Our free built-in Web Reader tool can only be accessed when downloading from a learner (Member) account.Downloading booksDownload our illustrated guide to... more

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