Assistive Technology

Multimedia computer workstations for people with disabilities

The Disability Services room, located at 188A Parks Library in the Learning Connections Center (Floor 1), has two PC workstations; Software and hardware in Room 188A are currently being updated, as of Summer 2017.

The main Lobby has two additional computer workstations that are accessible for people with wheelchairs; these are located on the north side of the Lobby along the glass wall that separates the Lobby from the Learning Connections Center.

The Media Center, located on the Lower Level of the Library, also has a number of wheelchair accessible PC workstations.  The Media Center is accessible via the elevators located in the northwest corner of the main Lobby.


New!  As of late January 2018, the Library is adding Kurzweil software to all public workstations in Parks Library, and all laptops and tablets available for checkout at Tech Lending.  Kurzweil is also available in Room 188A, the Disability Services room.

    Merlin LCD Magnifier

    New! The Library has added a Merlin LCD magnifier for low vision needs.  The Merlin is very intuitive and easy to use.  You can select viewing modes for adjusting contrast and brightness, magnification levels from 2.7 to 85x, color options for the LCD display, and many other flexible features. More details

    Location:  188A Parks Library 

    Hand-held Magnifiers

    Hand-held magnifiers are available from Space and Stacks Management. Just come to the Library's Circulation Desk and ask for hand-held magnifiers there.