Multimedia computer workstations for disabled
188A Parks Library in the Learning Connections Center (Floor 1) has a workstation with:
- Windows 7
- Internet access
- Kurzweil software (both read only and full version)
- Large print and speech output
- DECtalk PC speech synthesizer with 9 voices, speaking 75-650 words per minute
- Cicero text reader and scanner creating a reading system
There are another 8 workstations with read only versions of Kurzweil software in the Media Center, 2 Parks Library (lower level).
Also, located on Floor 2 and 3 are 14 additional workstation with read only versions of Kurzweil software.
- Hand-held magnifiers are available in Stacks Management (first floor of Parks Library, phone 515 294-0444.)
- CCTV enlarger: magnifies print up to 2 inches. Choice of black or white background. Permits reading of curved surfaces. Available in 188A Parks Library, Learning Connections Center (first floor of Parks Library)