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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
Books from Bookshare are available in five specialized formats specifically designed for people with disabilities: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. EPUB... more
Read2Go will play DAISY Audio files, however these books must be manually downloaded into the device through one of two options:Download the DAISY Audio files onto your computer and transfer them in through iTunes.OrOpen Safari on the device:Go to www.bookshare.... 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
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
Read:OutLoud - Bookshare Edition is available for free to all Bookshare members. Read:OutLoud is supported on computers running Windows XP and higher and Mac OS X 10.4 to 10.8. To download Read:OutLoud - Bookshare Edition:Log in to the Bookshare website with your... more
Some DAISY books have human narration, and many do not. Bookshare books only contain digital text.DAISY format is an extremely flexible file format that permits both digital audio (such as recorded human speech) and digital text (that can be read with any of the... 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
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
You can manually download Bookshare books to your Dynavox Maestro, V/Vmax, or V+/Vmax+ by saving them as a DAISY Text file, then opening the book in Dynavox's eBook Reader. To download the DAISY Text file on your Dynavox:Log in to your Bookshare account in a web... more