Services for Patrons with Disabilities

The library provides assistance and adaptive technologies to help patrons with disabilities access library resources.

Adaptive technologies

The adaptive technologies workstation on the first floor is equipped with this software. Inquire at the reference desk for assistance in using these tools.

MAGic screen magnification software
One to sixteen times computer screen magnification and color adjustments for visually impaired individuals
JAWS screen reading software
Screen reader that uses a voice synthesizer to output the content of the computer screen to audio speakers
Kurzweil 1000 scanning and reading software
Makes printed and electronic material accessible to visually impaired individuals. Printed pages may be scanned and converted to a version that the software can read aloud while electronic files can simply be opened and read.
myReader 2 video magnifier
Auto-reader for low vision that allows users to take images of book or magazine pages and myReader2 rearranges the text onscreen.