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The two collectionsThe RNIB Bookshare UK education collection requires the educational organisation to create the primary account, members of staff (Sponsors) can then be added to the account along with learners (Members). Our collection contains thousands of... more
All UK education collection account deletions must be requested and resolved by our Membership team, please Request Help to begin the process.
Can I restrict my child's access to certain titles?UK education collection tags some books as "adult content," which depict extreme violence or explicit sexual content. Those books are not available to readers under 18, or adult readers who "opt out" of seeing adult... more
To view your download history select the "My History" link from your task bar.Selecting the "Available" or "Downloaded" link from the status section of a book will initiate the download onto your computer. If the status section indicates "In Progress" our servers are... more
View your personal informationGo to "My homepage"Select "My account"Select "My information"Change your personal informationIf any of your personal information needs changing please speak to teacher or support staff who has a Primary Contact or Sponsor account. They... more
UK education collection expects members (or parents/guardians for students less than 18 years of age) to self-certify student enrollment status, but reserves the right to request proof.For example, if a student gets an individual membership citing enrollment in a... more
Thanks to a grant funded by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), U.S. students and school memberships are free.For cost information on nonstudent membership, visit the what does it cost page.
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
To qualify for a UK education collection membership you must have a qualified print disability; however, freely distributable titles (e.g. public domain or Creative Commons licensed) are available for download without membership.
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
Video of How Do I Sign Up My School for Bookshare? For more information on signing up for organizational membership, visit our Organizational Membership page .
A person with a qualified print disability, such as visual impairment, certain physical disabilities and severe learning disabilities would qualify for UK education collection. Learn more about qualifications.
Students who had individual memberships linked to a school will be able to continue their memberships when they leave school, either by purchasing an individual membership if they are no longer students, or if they are a US student, by linking their membership to... more