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Navigation AbilityBooks that support all of the navigation of the DAISY format include more capabilities than books on tape, such as:Book skimming: Readers "navigate" forward or backward by word, paragraph, page or chapter, so they can easily skim through the book to... 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
Video: Bookshare Books Download Formats Video: Bookshare Books Download Formats×Books from Bookshare are available in six formats that make them accessible to people with various reading barriers. Note that reading books using an app on mobile devices do not require... more
All of Bookshare's books have audio capability. How you access these audio features depends on the type of reading experience you prefer and the type of device you want to use to listen to your books. Note that Bookshare does not offer human narrated audio, so all of... more
Listen to books in MP3 or DAISY format with Voice Dream ReaderSet your download preference on your Bookshare account to MP3 or DAISY audio.Use your mobile browser on your phone/iPad to log into Bookshare.org and download your desired book in “audio” format. The book... more
Before opening Read&Write Gold, download a book from our website in DAISY format:Open your web browser and log in to your Bookshare account.Locate a book to download.Download the book in DAISY text or DAISY with Images format. Unzip the compressed book folder. For... more
If you’re using a screen reader, downloading our books in DAISY format is one of the easiest ways to read them on your computer. While DAISY books are made for certain reading programs, you can also open them in your web browser for offline reading. If you're using... more
If you are using a new BrailleNote Touch device, the easiest way is to use Go Read. Learn more here.Otherwise, you'll need to use removable media such as a flash drive or memory card to copy books to a BrailleNote.If copying a DAISY book, please do the following:... more
To change the download preference for Individual Members:Log in to your Bookshare account.Search for a book.Locate the download drop down menu and select Set Preferences.Select your audio preference and select OK.You can now select the Audio option and the download... more
JAWS users may like to read Bookshare 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, please follow... more
Listen to books in MP3 format with Windows Media Player or Groove Music (default media player)Set your download preference to MP3 audioDownload a book from our human-narrated audio reading list in “audio” format. Audiobooks take a bit longer to prepare to download, so... more
The latest Victor Reader Stream includes built in Wifi allowing Bookshare users to log in, search, and download Bookshare content directly on the device itself. If you have this device click here for more information.If you wish to use a computer to download and... 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 Bookshare book or periodical. To open the “Options” dialog, Tab to the “Options” button and press “Enter” or press... more
Update your audio download preferences:Log in to your Bookshare account and select the My Account link on the top left corner of the page. Under My Summary, select the Edit Preferences link.Under the Download Preferences heading, select DAISY Audio from the Audio... more
To transfer Human Narrated Audio books to your Victor Stream, you’ll need to use an SD card reader or connect the Victor Reader to the computer using the supplied USB cable. You cannot directly download Human Narrated Books to your stream via the internet at this time.... more