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To change your email address, first log into your RNIB Bookshare UK education collection account, then:Select the homepage linkSelect the "Edit Information" linkEnter your RNIB Bookshare current email address and passwordSelect "Edit" to modify the information as... more
Setting up for the First TimeTo utilize the UK education collection program on the BrailleSense, you will first need to customize a few of its options to get started. These settings will be saved until you change them.From the main Menu, select Library Services, then... more
The “Options” dialog allows you to set items such as download location, default download type, and whether the Braille Sense U2 automatically unpacks the UK education collection book or periodical. To open the “Options” dialog, Tab to the “Options” button and press “... more
When you choose “Books” from the “Select Search Mode” combo box described above, the next item in the dialog is “Select Search Method”. Press “Space” to choose between “Search word” and “Category search”. When you choose to “Search word”, the next item in the dialog is... more
The latest Victor Reader Stream model includes built in Wifi allowing RNIB Bookshare members to log into, search, and download RNIB Bookshare content directly on the device.First enable the UK education collection service by:Press the Menu Key (#7) until you locate the... more
No, UK education collection does not require proof of purchase of the printed text.
Yes, educators can download books for their students at home and burn them on a CD or copy the files to a flash drive if they wish. Sponsors cannot share their password with others, but they can log in to UK education collection from any computer that has internet... more
The Internet Archive is a partner collection that UK education collection members can use to search for books outside of the UK education collection collection. The Internet Archive has a large collection of books, including over 3 million DAISY titles, including... more
Downloaded book files from an organizational account are meant for a particular qualified registered student. It is acceptable to project a limited portion of the book in a classroom for an assignment as long as the educator is not physically giving copies to students... more
RNIB HelplineIf the book description states that a hard braille copy is available from RNIB for loan or to purchase, you can contact the RNIB Helpline on 0300 123 9999 to order your copy.Transcription servicesIf you do not have the tools to emboss books, a... more
Because of copyright restrictions, Members are permitted to download UK education collection books for their own personal use only, and sharing is strictly prohibited.UK education collection uses Digital Rights Management (DRM) technology and contractual agreements... more
RNIB Bookshare does not provide access to copyrighted books for training purposes because of copyright constraints.For demonstration purposes, we suggest you use any one of the thousands of freely available titles (e.g. public domain or Creative Commons licensed) in... more
DAISY and BRF are digital formats for accessible materials. NISO/DAISY 3 is the global digital talking book standard (http://www.daisy.org/z3986/), supported by many leading libraries, assistive technology software and hardware manufacturers worldwide that serve those... more
Some DAISY books have human narration, and many do not. RNIB Bookshare books only contain digital text.DAISY format is an extremely flexible file format that permits both digital audio (such as recorded human speech) and digital text (that can be read with any of the... more
We do add textbooks as needed by students. The textbooks must be assigned as classroom reading in an accredited educational program, including K-12 and postsecondary. To begin the process please submit a Book Request.