To reset your password to go: Forgot Password and enter your email address. You will be emailed a link to create a new password.
Users can read our EPUB format on their Apple computers and iOS mobile devices (such as the iPhone) using iBooks.
Log in to your account.
Search for a book using the search box at the top of the page.
After finding the book in the search results, select EPUB from the download format drop-down menu, then select the Download button.
Once the book has completed packaging select the option to download the prepared file.
Select the option to Open in Apple Books button.
Each web browser and software program may save your books in different locations. For Windows computers, check your downloads folder or your documents folder you do not find the file there, you can also search your computer for the downloaded book. The filename will be the first few words of the title of the book with underscoresreplacingYou can search your computer by clicking the start button and selecting search on a windows computer (or by pressing control and shift on a Mac). If you are still unable to locate the book, you are welcome to contact customer service or try downloading the book again.
To download BRF files using a computer or Braille note-taker, please follow the steps below. Please note that these steps do not work when using a tablet or smartphone to download BRF files.
Log into your account
Locate a book using the search box
Select the title of the book
Select BRF from the download format drop down (combo) box, then press the download button
If asked whether you would like to Open or Save the file, please choose Save, then select a location where you can easily find it
Note: Most web browsers save files to the Downloads folder by default.
Go to the Search box at the top of the home page for the library. Type a word or phrase that contains the title, the author, or keywords from the book into the search box.
Our powerful search engine will check the titles, author names, and the contents of all books in the library.
Once you find a book you like, you are ready to download it and read it!
The most popular ways to read our books are: audio only, in braille on a refreshable braille device, or with synchronized audio and word highlighting.
There are multiple ways to listen to books. You may want to look at
the Reading Tools page first to know how you may be reading a book.
DAISY and BRF are digital formats for accessible materials (DAISY stands for Digital Accessible Information System, and BRF stands for Braille Ready Format).
For more information about software that will read our books, go here: Reading Tools.
Bookshare Ireland is available for all people with a print disability. This includes visual impairment, learning difficulties or a physical disability that limits a person’s
ability to read standard print. For more information, visit the Do I Qualify? page, or get into contact with us via firstname.lastname@example.org.
As an NCBI Library member, accessing Bookshare is free.