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Google's recent update to Chromebooks has broken the RNIB Bookshare Web Reader Chrome extension. However, the Web Reader ("Read now" option) has been updated so that it no longer require this extension.  To regain audio simply remove this extension by:in the address... more
JAWS users may like to read UK education collection books with FSReader, a reading program that comes free with JAWS. If you are using JAWS but prefer not to use FSReader, please visit our article on Reading Books with a Screen Reader. If you'd like to use FSReader,... more
Yes! UK education collection members can now save their download history to their computer for a record of what books they’ve read. To save your download history as a .CSV file that can be opened in Excel:Log in to your UK education collection account.Select the My UK... more
All Sponsors of your Organization can access the entire account’s download history online. To save a report of your Organization’s download history:Log in to the Sponsor's UK education collection account.Select the My UK education collection link on the top right... more
If other staff (Sponsors) in your organisation have created Reading Lists and shared them so that they are visible to everyone in the account, you will be able to subscribe to those Reading Lists and share them with your learners (Members).Subscribe to a Reading... more
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
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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