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Web Reader reads using your device's built-in Text to Speech voice. Depending on what kind of device you have, please follow the steps below to change and/or install additional voices.Windows PCTo change your computer's Text to Speech voice:Windows 8 and olderOpen the... more
The “Read Now” link will allow you to read UK education collection books directly within your Internet browser using Bookshare Web Reader. Books will be streamed directly to your computer; there is nothing to download or install. This is one of the fastest and easiest... more
Your Member account allows you to access books shared with you on a Reading List, or previously downloaded for you by a Sponsor. To access a book first log into your account, then:navigate to your shared Reading List either from the Reading List link on the left, or... more
The Pac Mate device can access the updated UK education collection website once the option to "warn when page content is blocked due to security settings" is disabled. To disable this option please:Press the Alt key if you have a QX, or f4 and f5 if you have a BXLocate... more
Currently the Web Reader requires third-party cookies to be enabled in order to access UK education collection content. Please enable third-party cookies:On Chrome:Navigate to settingsSelect Show Advanced SettingsSelect the Content Settings button under PrivacyUncheck... 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
To display the log in email and password prompt, choose the Log In link. Place a checkmark in the Remember Me checkbox to be logged in automatically when you come back. Notice that when the log in prompts are present, your screen reader will speak the Log in Link as “... more
The New York Times Bestsellers now resides in our new Browse section. Select the Browse link from just under our standard search field.
Unfortunately we are currently experiencing a bug with our Web Reader extension on Google Chromebooks that is making our books read with a German or French Text to Speech voice. We have determined that the bug is an issue with the Chromebook’s operating system itself. ... more
Because the updated site uses some additional scripting, the apex has the ability to disable the scripting from web pages to simplify the sites for easier use. Before using the new UK education collection site, you simply need to disable your browser scripting... more
A person who is temporarily disabled when it comes to reading print may utilize UK education collection services during the period of significant print disability. However, once an individual has regained the ability to read normally, he or she no longer qualifies for... more
To qualify for Bookshare, people with these conditions, as well as people whose first language is not English, must have an accompanying qualifying condition that significantly interferes with their ability to read or process printed text. For example, a person who is... more
The 98% of the population who can pick up a book and read it. The copyright exemption exists to help the small number of people whose disabilities have a major impact on their ability to read. Other people who don’t qualify include: People without disabilitiesPeople... more
Students with learning disabilities may qualify for UK education collection. Persons who are unable to effectively read print due to dyslexia or other cognitive learning disabilities such as autism or Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) qualify to access the service.
If you cannot pick up a book, turn pages, maintain visual focus on a book or do not have the physical stamina to work with printed material, you most likely qualify for UK education collection membership.Have a look at our film on qualifying disabilities.