Services for Persons with Disabilities

General information | Locating assistive technology |  Assistive workstation |  Assistive technology room | Additional equipment | Scheduling an AT tutorial |  Research and information services |  Ask a librarian |  Retrieval of items |  Copy services |  Visunet Canada

General information about services

In an effort to meet the needs of all library users, Memorial University Libraries make specific effort to provide unique services for individuals having print or physical disabilities. Please read on for more information.

Locating assistive technology

Assistive technology (AT) is located on the main floor of the Queen Elizabeth II Library. All computers offering AT require a Labnet account which can be obtained via the Computing Support Desk. Please note that guest accounts are available.

Assistive workstation

An assistive workstation is located in the classroom on the main floor of the Queen Elizabeth II Library and is available when the lab is not in use.

Assistive technology room

The Assistive Technology Room is located in room L-2001 (which is in the back hallway near the Reading Room).

Aditional equipment

The below items can be requested from the Reserve Desk in the Queen Elizabeth II Library.

Scheduling an AT tutorial

If you use the Queen Elizabeth II Library the Computing Support Desk now offers individual assistive technology tutorials. To schedule a tutorial you can:

Research and information services

At all Memorial University Libraries, the following research services are just a few of the services provided to our users:

Ask a librarian

All Memorial University Libraries have librarians available to assist you with your research. You can contact a librarian in a variety of ways:

Retrieval of items

At all Memorial University Libraries, the following retrieval services are provided to individuals having print or physical disabilities:

Copy services

If you are registered with the Glenn Roy Blundon Centre for Students With Disabilities, you are entitled to special photocopying rates at the Queen Elizabeth II Library. They include:

Visnuet Canada

Memorial University Libraries is proud to be a Visunet Canada partner. Visunet Canada, offered by the Canadian National Institute for the Blind Library, offers a wide variety of services to visually impaired and print disabled persons, including: