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Dawsonera eBook Read Out Loud function

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Dawsonera eBook collection and Read Out Loud Dawsonera is DBS Library eBook collection available on www.dawsonera.com. When you are logged in, click on the eBook catalogue tab where you will find and read all the titles the Library purchased.

NOTE: eBooks can be read online or they can be downloaded (the Read Out Loud audio function is more reliable when you download the eBook )

To login to Dawsonera, use your personal login details: - Username: student no. - Password: date of birth (ddmmyyy)

How to activate Read Out Loud when you have downloaded an eBook Read Out Loud is a free text-to-speech software available on every PDF document you open. You just need to have Adobe PDF Reader installed on your computer (you can download Adobe Reader for free at http://www.adobe.com/products/reader/) To activate the Read Out Loud option on your PDF downloaded eBook, click on the ‘View’ option at the top of the screen and click on the ‘Activate Read Out Loud’ function.

Dublin Business School Library http://library.dbs.ie 13/14 Aungier Street | Dublin 2 | Phone: 01-417 7572 19/22 Dame Street | Dublin 2 | Phone 01-417 8745 Email: library@dbs.ie


How to activate Read Out Loud when you read your eBook online To activate Read Out Loud when you have opened the eBook you wish to read online, highlight the paragraph you wish to hear read out loud to you and press the Ctrl + Shift + Y keys together. This will activate the Adobe ‘Read out Loud’ function.

NOTE: The audio function is more reliable when you download the eBook (eBooks can be downloaded for a maximum period of 7 days)

Dublin Business School Library http://library.dbs.ie 13/14 Aungier Street | Dublin 2 | Phone: 01-417 7572 19/22 Dame Street | Dublin 2 | Phone 01-417 8745 Email: library@dbs.ie


Read Out Loud for Dawsonera eBooks