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Assistive Technology Rooms

The Library has equipped 4 assistive technology rooms with a wide range of sophisticated hardware and software designed to increase access to Library resources for students with disabilities. The rooms are located on the first floor of the west wing. Students wanting to use the rooms can obtain a key at the circulation desk. They will be asked to present their card from the Disability Resources and Educational Services (DRES)  that shows they have received training on the equipment.

Each room has the following capabilities:

  • Ergonomic chair, and electrically adjustable table
  • Core i7/3.40 GHz PC, with a 22" LCD Widescreen panel
  • Scanner for OCR

Software available includes:

  • Internet Explorer & Chrome web browsers, including access to the Library's Electronic Resources
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access and Publisher)
  • Second Life Viewer 2
  • Jaws 15.0 - screen reader
  • Kurzweil 3000 - text reader with visual highlighting of words
  • ZoomText 10 - magnifier/screen reader
  • Inspiration 9 - cognitive mapping program
  • DragonNaturally Speaking 11.5 - speech recognition
  • FS Reader 3.0
  • Math Player 3.0