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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
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
We think that Dolphin Easyreader, is a great easy to use accessible reading app. Dolphin are a well-known assistive technology provider, this is just one of their products.EasyReader is a free app, and  we also think that it' provides a really nice, easy experience for... more
The Capti Narrator is an e-reader application for Apple devices.  It is compatible with RNIB Bookshare files. It is available for Windows, Chromebook, iPhone and iPad and compatible with the following browsers: Chrome, Safari and Firefox. Capti supports PDF, Word,... more
If you're unable to see the file name extensions on the files you've downloaded, this may cause problems when trying to convert documents for modifying; for example DAISY to Word.You need to adjust your computer settings to show your file name extensions.Click the "... more
UK education collection books can be read on a wide variety of reading tools.The fastest and easiest way to read is with Bookshare Web Reader. For other reading tools, follow these steps to download and read for members:Log in to your UK education collection account. ... 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
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
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
The Internet Archive is a partner collection that UK education collection members can use to search for books outside of the UK education collection collection.   The Internet Archive has a large collection of books, including over 3 million DAISY titles, including... more
To comply with Copyright law, our books must be provided in a specialized format that makes them accessible to people with print disabilities. We know that some subscribers want to read our books on a portable eReader such as the Kindle or Nook. These devices do not... more
Yes. You'll first need to unzip the books if you do not know how to unzip books please see our guide on extracting UK education collection books.Kurzweil can open the OPF file associated with each of our DAISY books.  Select the "Open" option from the Kurzweil "File"... more

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