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This is a quick guide on how to use the Display Accommodations available on Apple devices, in particular how to change the screen tint, invert colours and achieve a greyscale.Choose "Settings" from the main screen of your device.Select "General"Select "Accessibility"... more
UK education collection members can now copy their Reading Lists to make a duplicate list. Log in to your UK education collection account, then select the My UK education collection link in the top right corner.Select the My Reading Lists link on the left side of the... 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
Google's recent update to Chromebooks has broken the RNIB Bookshare Web Reader Chrome extension. However, the Web Reader ("Read now" option) has been updated so that it no longer require this extension.  To regain audio simply remove this extension by:in the address... more
Yes! UK education collection members can now save their download history to their computer for a record of what books they’ve read. To save your download history as a .CSV file that can be opened in Excel:Log in to your UK education collection account.Select the My UK... more
All Sponsors of your Organization can access the entire account’s download history online. To save a report of your Organization’s download history:Log in to the Sponsor's UK education collection account.Select the My UK education collection link on the top right... more
If other staff (Sponsors) in your organisation have created Reading Lists and shared them so that they are visible to everyone in the account, you will be able to subscribe to those Reading Lists and share them with your learners (Members).Subscribe to a Reading... more
If you have created a reading list you are able to share it with other staff (Sponsors), so they are able to use it with learners they are teaching and supporting.To share your reading list:Navigate to your readings lists pageSelect the reading list you wish to... more
Here is a quick guide on how to upload books to the RNIB Bookshare UK education collection for publishers.Any boxes not directly referred to can safely be ignored.Go to ‘My Homepage’Select ‘Volunteer Home’ from the left menuFrom here you will be able to submit books to... more
This is a quick guide on how to upload titles for volunteers, universities and transcription centresGo to ‘My Homepage’On the left hand side of the page is a list of hyperlinks. Select ‘Volunteer Home’From here you will be able to submit books to the RNIB Bookshare UK... 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
For staff (Primary Contacts and Sponsors)When you use our online book request form your request is logged against your account allowing you to easily check its status and view any notes we’ve added.Go to "My homepage"Select "My requests" from the menuYou can view your... more
The benefit of using the Kindle app on a device is that it will reflow the text of a PDF when increasing or decreasing the font size, thereby eliminating the need to scroll left to right to read each line. Email the book to the Kindle accountIt can take up to an hour... 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
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