Assistive Technology

Computer workstations with assistive technology software

The Accessibility Resources Room is located in the LCC #1 studio space in the Learning Connections Center (LCC), Floor 1.  There are two PC and two Mac workstations available .

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.


Kurzweil software is installed on all public workstations in Parks Library, and all laptops and tablets available for checkout at Tech Lending.  Kurzweil is also available on workstations in the Accessibility Resources Room.

    Merlin LCD Magnifier

    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:  Accessibility Resources Room, LCC #1 studio space in the Learning Connections Center (LCC), Floor 1

    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.