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Students with Disabilities
The Walter W. Stiern Library is committed to offering all users equal access to Library programs, services and collections.The Library offers the following services for users with disabilities:
ACCESS. Various tables, carrels, and other equipment designed for special access are located throughout the Stiern Library building and are identified with the universal blue logo. Students needing to use adaptive equipment have priority. If others are using this equipment or room, the student may contact the Circulation staff who will ask the other users to relinquish the room.
BUILDING ACCESS. The Lower Level, southwest door, is accessible to users with special needs. Eligible students may contact Disability Services to request a card for this entrance. Disabled community users may access the Library by ringing the southwest door bell for assistance. When exiting the Library, disabled community users should alert someone at the Circulation Desk to activate the southwest door. Public access is not available via the northeast door (Receiving area).
ASSISTIVE DEVICES. Room 413 (Fourth Level) has CCTV and Kurzweil Reading machines available for persons requiring screen enlargement. A telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD) is available at the Reference Desk. Screen enlargement for the Library's electronic reference computers is also available.
Students requiring training in the use of adaptive equipment, please contact Disability Services, Student Administration, 654-3360. Their office hours are: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Specialized training is available by appointment.
STAFF ASSISTANCE. Ask at the the Circulation Desk or Reference Desk, if you would like assistance.
Rodney M. Hersberger
Dean, University Library