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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
Our titles are available as as either an accessible PDF, and/or downloadable from an EPUb file as Epub, DAISY, audio, MP3, BRF or Word formats. It depends upon individual publishers as to which formats are provided.If we don't have your preferred format, it may be that... more
All of RNIB Bookshare UK education collection's books have audio capability. How you access these audio features depends on the type of reading experience you prefer and the type of device you want to use to listen to your books. Note that we do not offer human... 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
To change the download preference for Individual Members:Log in to your UK education collection account.Search for a book.Locate the download drop down menu and select Set Preferences.Select your audio preference and select OK.You can now select the Audio option and... more
Some DAISY books have human narration, and many do not. RNIB Bookshare books only contain digital text.DAISY format is an extremely flexible file format that permits both digital audio (such as recorded human speech) and digital text (that can be read with any of the... more
The latest Victor Reader Stream includes built in Wifi allowing UK education collection users to log in, search, and download UK education collection content directly on the device itself. If you have this device click here for more information.If you wish to use a... more
Educators, download your first book from RNIB BookshareHow do you download books and resources from RNIB Bookshare? This video will show you how, with an RNIB Bookshare sponsor account, you can log in, add learners, find and download your first title. Video of... more
Learners, download your first bookThis video will show learners and parents who have access to an RNIB Bookshare member account how to log in, search, download a title in the accessible format that you need and use a reading list. Video of Learners, download your... more
It may be possible that your account is set to download a different file format. To change the download format of files, please do the following:Log in to your UK education collection account.Select the My Account link.Select the Preferences link.Under the Preferences... more
Mac users can read books using the Bookshare Web Reader, or a Daisy player such as Kurzweil 3000 or other software capable of reading UK education collection DAISY text.If you do not wish to use a Daisy player and prefer VoiceOver, you can read UK education collection... more
To copy books to a BrailleNote, you'll need to use removable media such as a flash drive or memory card.If copying a DAISY book, please do the following:Download the Daisy file from UK education collection.Unzip the book using an unzip utility. Copy the entire unzipped... 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
Read2Go does not support Bookshare's Reading List functionality. (Note that the free app Easy Reader, by Dolphin, does support Reading Lists. For more on Easy Reader, visit https://www.bookshare.org/cms/dolphin-easyreader-getting-started.)To access books on Reading... more
RNIB Bookshare titles can be used on a computer or laptop. They are great to be able to use with the access technology that a learner is already using. Here we look at the file formats available on RNIB Bookshare and give some thought to how this format could be used... more

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