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Learners, download your first bookThis video will show learners and parents who have access to an RNIB Bookshare member account how to log in, search, download a title in the accessible format that you need and use a reading list. Video of Learners, download your... more
RNIB Bookshare is available to learners with a 'print disability'. This is a term defined under The Copyright and Related Rights (Marrakesh Treaty etc.) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 .Further information about who is eligibleto use the resource on this site can be found... more
Qualifying disabilities are disabilities with a physical basis that severely inhibit or prevent an individual from reading standard print. This may be a visual impairment or blindness, a severe learning disability that affects reading, or a physical ability that... more
All UK education collection members must submit Proof of Disability to verify they qualify or UK education collection. There are several ways to submit Proof of Disability depending upon the type of membership.For educators creating a new organizational membership, you... more
No; in fact many of our more voracious readers are non-students!. UK education collection is for any individual with a qualifying print disability. If you're an existing UK education collection member you simply need to remove the student status information on 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
It may be possible that your network is blocking or identifying our emails as spam. Please check your spam folders to see if our emails are being routed to that folder. If so, please add *rnibbookshare.org as a trusted sender to your email filters.If this does not work... more
Unfortunately UK education collection receives some books from publishers that do not have page breaks. These books will have the entire book located on one page.
You must use Google Chrome with Bookshare Web Reader to use your computer's built-in text-to-speech. Please go to: https://aboutmybrowser.com/ and confirm you have Chrome version 23 or above.  If you are using Chrome version 23 or above and you still do not hear your... more
Your last read location will only be remembered if you use the same browser on the same computer. If you switch computers, browsers, or have cleared the cookies for your browser, your last read location will not be saved.
This error indicates this title is currently not compatible with our Web Reader utility. Unfortunately these incompatibilities are complex and may take a significant amount of time to correct, as such we cannot give an estimated time for this issue to be resolved. This... more
The default number of downloads per 30 days is 100 books.The book download limit is based on a 30 day cycle that starts on the day you download your first book. If for example, your download is 100, and 100 books were downloaded on day 1, additional books wouldn’t be... 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

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