Video is a good alternative to reading. Search the library catalogue and filter to Video/DVD/Libplayer to find streamed and DVD recordings of TV programmes and films.
Box of Broadcasts is a collection of TV programmes available to all UK based students and staff. You can also request programmes to be recorded.
The library has a large DVD and VHS collection including films, performances, documentaries and TV programmes.
Khan Academy started out doing maths videos but their list now includes science, history, computer programming, grammar, art history and finance.
In the Talis Resource List for your module you will find recommended video, e-books and digitised chapters. Chapters have been scanned with OCR, so you can use text-to-speech software.
The library provides thousands of online journals. Most journal articles can be downloaded as PDF files, so that you can reformat or use text-to speech software. Some are on webpages and ocassionally audio files are available. There is more information on journals on the Study Hub.
If the journal is only available in print, you could use the Library Reader to magnify the text or convert to an audio file.
RNIB Bookshare has downloadable books in alternative formats (such as audio, braille, ePub or pdf) for readers with visual impairments and learning differences. Search for books here. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.
Librivox provide free audiobooks read by volunteers.
Very few academic textbooks are available to buy as audiobooks. Often you will need to use text-to-speech with an e-book, or ask for help getting an alternative format.