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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.Go to ‘My Homepage’Select ‘Volunteer Home’ from the left menuFrom here you will be able to submit books to the RNIB Bookshare UK education collection.If you are... 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
If your student already has a student login to Bookshare they can easily upgrade that account to a full access Individual Membership with Bookshare.  Simply have them:Log into BookshareSelect the "Upgrade to an Individual Membership" link from the right side of their... more
UK education collection is constantly working on ways to improve your user experience. We release new software every three weeks, and sometimes we choose to open up a new feature or change in the way that you perform a task to a smaller "Beta group".  The following... 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
Fixed - 24 June 2016The support team have fixed the problem and all Primary Contacts and Sponsors should be able to download from their accounts once more. Please do let us know if you continue to experience problems. Apologies for the inconvenience caused.Reported to... 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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The text to speech function of our Web Reader is only available on the Chrome web browser version 23 or higher. To confirm your version of Chrome, type chrome://chrome/ into the address bar. If you are on a compatible version of Chrome and still not receiving audio,... more
You will not be able to download resources until you have set up your learner accounts and will not be able to set up your learners until we've checked and confirmed that the Primary Contact account set up for your organisation has been approved. /cms/cant-add-... more
While the staff who have Sponsor accounts can view their personal download history under "My History", the Primary Contact can view all of the downloads made by your organisation. The report will tell you which Sponsor downloaded the resource and which Member it was... more
As the Primary Contact or a Sponsor on your organisation's account, you will not be able to add learners to the Member's list until the organisations account (set up by the Primary Contact) has been approved.Once the organisation account has been approved you will see... more

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