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Accessibility in the Library

Information about the services and resources the library has to help you access the library.

RNIB Bookshare

RNIB Bookshare is the RNIB UK education collection for print-disabled learners including those with dyslexia or who are blind or partially sighted. Access to thousands of books and over 3,000 accessible images in large print and braille. Find and request books.

Who qualifies for access?

The books are accessible, which means you can read our books many different ways.

  • Listen to books with high quality text-to-speech voices
  • Hear and see highlighted words on screen
  • Read with digital braille or enlarged fonts
  • Create physical braille or large print
  • Read directly from your Internet browser

You need to be registered with Student Wellbeing and Inclusivity team to use RNIB Bookshare contact the Student Services hub to do this and then contact the library if you wish to use Bookshare.

Use RNIB Bookshare to search for materials and choose the format you need.