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Please download BRF files using a computer or braille note-taker. Do not try to download BRF on a tablet or smartphone using these steps.Staff (Primary Contacts and Sponsors)Search for the book you need. If the book is available it will appear in the search results.... more
UK education collection recently implemented a small change to our advanced search. Traditionally when checking multiple categories all books that appear in any of those categories would be given as search results, even if they only appeared in one of the selected... more
At this time UK education collection offers BRF versions of our books in: ... 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
No. RNIB Bookshare is an education service only. If you are a smeone with sight loss, you can get your reading resources with RNIB Library and talking books, more free services from RNIB.
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
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
Visit the UK education collection Mobile home page to view our recommended mobile tools, or view our full list of Compatible Reading tools.
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
Staff (Primary Contact and Sponsors)Your username is your email address.Learners (Members)Your username will have been set by your teacher or support staff. They will be able to remind you of your log in details or change them for you if required.Related Help Centre... more
Members (learners) must access books assigned to them by a Sponsor or teacher on their organisational account.Sponsors and teachers can save time and make it easier for Members to access books by assigning a username and password. This will allow them to do the... more
Please feel free to email us at feedback [at] www.rnibbookshare.org with any comments or suggestions for the new categorization system.
There are two ways to use categories to locate material in the UK education collection library. The first option is to select the Browse link found under the general search bar, then select the subject category link. This will provide links to each category where... more
As a member of staff (Primary Contact or Sponsor), to set a user name and password for your Learner you'll first need to ensure that you have created your learner (Member) account. Once on the Members list:Select the last name of the learner.Enter a user name for the... more