What accessibility features are available for Bibliu eBooks?

You may find the BibliU accessibility statement helpful. 

Texthelp Read & Write software or ClaroRead software (both of which are installed on all Library PCs) provide accessibility tools (see the Library website Software page for more information). 

eBooks from BibliU can be read online. It is not possible to download them.

How can I have an eBook read aloud to me?

Read online:

Inbuilt Text to Speech tool

Go to the page that you want read aloud and click on the Text to Speech iconBibliU Text to Speech button in the top right hand corner. The Text to Speech bar will open at the bottom of the page which allows you to adjust the voice, speed, skip to the next or previous paragraph and pause.

Texthelp Read & Write and Texthelp Read & Write plugin for Google Chrome

Please follow these instructions: How can I have unselectable text read aloud to me using Texthelp Read & Write software?

It is not possible to have BibliU eBooks read aloud with Texthelp Read & Write plugin for Google Chrome.

ClaroRead and ClaroRead Chrome:

You can have the eBook read aloud to you by following these instructions: How can I have online text read out loud to me using ClaroRead software?

It is not possible to have BibliU eBooks read aloud with ClaroRead Chrome.

How can I change the font colour in an eBook?

In addition to the specific instructions below, you may also be able to change font colours using your web browser or operating system.

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Inbuilt font colour options

Click on the Settings button BibliU Settings button in the top right hand corner. From there you can choose from 2 preset styles: Flux mode and Night mode.  Or to choose your own colours select Custom Colors then click on Text to select a text colour.

How can I change the background colour in an eBook?

In addition to the specific instructions below, you may also be able to change background colours using your web browser or operating system

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Inbuilt background colour options

Click on the Settings button BibliU Settings button in the top right hand corner. From there you can choose from 2 preset styles: Flux mode and Night mode.  Or to choose your own colours select Custom Colors then click on Background to select a background colour.

How can I change the text size in an eBook?

In addition to the specific instructions below, you may also be able to make text on your screen appear larger using inbuilt features of your operating system.

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Inbuilt zoom options:

Click on the Settings button BibliU Settings button in the top right hand corner.  Move the slider to change the zoom level.

Browser settings:

You can also change the zoom level of the whole web page using your browser. To zoom in, press Ctrl (Windows) or command (Mac) and the + key. To zoom out, press Ctrl/command and the - key, and press Ctrl/command and 0 to set the zoom level back to default. When you zoom the text does not reflow (automatically adjust to fit on the page at the new zoom level).

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