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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
Distribution regionsThe books and accessible images in our collection are not all available in all countries. Distribution regions are set by the publisher where they have provided their files or under the remit of the copyright legislation for books that RNIB or other... 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
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 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
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
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
Most downloads require some time to be packaged prior to being made avaialble for download.  For these books you will be taken to the My History page once a book is requested for download. Please select the Available or Downloaded link to initiate download for your... more
Each web browser and application may save downloaded files in different locations.  Please first check your downloads folder and your documents folder as these are the two most common download locations for most browsers.If you are unsuccessful please search your... more
To protect publishers' interests under the terms of the copyright act, each book file downloaded is digitally fingerprinted with the information about the one student who will be receiving the book. With these fingerprints, UK education collection can detect illegal... more
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 Primrary Contact membership application has been approved by the RNIB Bookshare... more
When you download a book, UK education collection recommends saving it rather than opening it directly.When you choose the open option, it's easy to lose track of your books. UK education collection recommends that you create a folder just for books and always save... more

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