At Hachette we are committed to making our content as accessible as possible for all readers, including those with disabilities. We adhere to The Copyright and Rights in Performances (Disability) Regulations 2014
(https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukdsi /2014/9780111112694) and are working with the RNIB (Royal National Institute for Blind People) to provide access to our books via their Bookshare platform. Bookshare is an online library of digital books for people with print disabilities.
All titles published by our Education division and Jessica Kingsley Publishers are available on the RNIB Bookshare platform, with Hachette Children’s educational titles to follow in early 2019. Please visit Bookshare for further information (https://www.rnibbookshare.org/cms/)
Jessica Kingsley Publishers also make their publications available via the not-for-profit US-based organisation Bookshare (https://www.bookshare.org/cms/)
Hachette supports the continuing development of book formats to ensure they include features that help those with disabilities to access their content. We have over 42,000 titles available in ePub format, 3,000 in PDF and over 5,000 MP3 audio editions. We are working with charities and suppliers to improve navigation and searchability in our files as well as producing titles with image descriptions.
Please see our company websites for a complete list of titles and formats.
Hachette UK use DRM on their eBooks for sale through third-party vendors.
For more information about our commitments to accessibility in publishing, please contact our Disability & Representation network, part of the Changing the Story initiative at Hachette UK: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Accessibility Information Updated November 2018.