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Auto Technician (Cool Cutting Edge Careers)

by Chris Jozefowicz

From the fastest racecars to the family car to construction equipment, every vehicle breaks down at some point. Most of us need auto technicians to fix these problems. They use the latest technology to keep us on the road. Get in the fast lane with real-life auto technicians for an inside look at this cutting-edge career.

Video Game Designer (Cool Cutting Edge Careers)

by Chris Jozefowicz

Video games are one of today's most popular forms of entertainment. Every day, video game developers draw more and more people into their virtual worlds. If you've got a creative mind and a knack for computers, video game developer might be the job for you. Hear from the pros themselves about what it takes to succeed in this exciting, high-tech career.

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Select your format based upon: 1) how you want to read your book, and 2) compatibility with your reading tool. To learn more about using Bookshare with your device, visit the Help Center.

Here is an overview of the specialized formats that Bookshare offers its members with links that go to the Help Center for more information.

  • Bookshare Web Reader - a customized reading tool for Bookshare members offering all the features of DAISY with a single click of the "Read Now" link.
  • DAISY (Digital Accessible Information System) - a digital book file format. DAISY books from Bookshare are DAISY 3.0 text files that work with just about every type of access technology that reads text. Books that contain images will have the download option of ‘DAISY Text with Images’.
  • BRF (Braille Refreshable Format) - digital Braille for use with refreshable Braille devices and Braille embossers.
  • MP3 (Mpeg audio layer 3) - Provides audio only with no text. These books are created with a text-to-speech engine and spoken by Kendra, a high quality synthetic voice from Ivona. Any device that supports MP3 playback is compatible.
  • DAISY Audio - Similar to the Daisy 3.0 option above; however, this option uses MP3 files created with our text-to-speech engine that utilizes Ivonas Kendra voice. This format will work with Daisy Audio compatible players such as Victor Reader Stream and Read2Go.