Service Catalog

Service Category: Disability Services

Name of Service: Disability Services

Who is eligible to use this service?
Full-time and part-time faculty, staff, and students

When is this service available:
Monday – Friday 8:30AM – 5:00PM

Support Hours:
Monday – Friday 8:30AM – 5:00PM

Service Owner(s)

Name: Neal Bogda
Title: Web/Digital Services Librarian
Email: npbogda@stritch.edu
Phone: 414-410-4256

Service Description

The library can provide assistance and adaptive technologies to help patrons with disabilities to retrieve physical items and access resources online.

Assistance:

  • Retrieving books and other items: Patrons with disabilities who need assistance retrieving books and other items need only inquiry at the circulation desk.
  • Photocopiers: Patrons with disabilities who need assistance with the photocopiers need only inquire at the circulation desk.

Adaptive technologies:

The adaptive technologies workstation on the first floor is equipped with the following software. Inquire at the reference desk for assistance in using these tools.

  • MAGic screen magnification software
    • One to sixteen times computer screen magnification and color adjustments for visually impaired individuals.
  • JAWS screen reading software
    • Screen reader that uses a voice synthesizer to output the content of the computer screen to audio speakers or headphones.
  • Kurzweil 1000 scanning and reading software
    • Makes printed and electronic material accessible to visually impaired individuals. Printed pages may be scanned and converted to a version that the software can read aloud while electronic files can simply be opened and read.

 

How to Use this Service

Request help from any Library Staff member. 

Quick Reference Guides

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Instructions

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FAQs

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