Does Bookshare support UEB?

Yes! The settings for accessing Unified English Braille (UEB) files will be in a slightly different place depending on your account type:

Individual Members

Change your Format Preference

  • Make sure that you are logged into Bookshare
  • Go to your Preferences page under My Account
  • Navigate to the Download Preferences option called "Braille Grade"
  • Change the selection from one of the EBAE (English Braille American Edition) options to one of the UEB (Unified English Braille) options
  • Navigate to the SAVE button and save your new preferences.

Sponsor on behalf of an Organizational Member

Change the Format Preference for each Org Member (Student)

  • Make sure that you are logged into Bookshare
  • Go to your Organizational Members List page under My Bookshare 
  • For each Organizational Member (student) who will be using UEB, select that member's last name
  • The Edit Member popup will appear, allowing you to update the download format preferences for this person.
  • Change the braille grade selection from one of the EBAE (English Braille American Edition) options to one of the UEB (Unified English Braille) options

These preferences will now be reflected as the default anytime you, or another sponsor, downloads a title on behalf of this person.