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Disabilities Information for Library Assistance

Assistive Technology Center at the Morris Library

Assistive Technology Center

The Assistive Technology Center (Room 119), with specially equipped computers and other equipment, is located on the main floor of the Morris Library.  It features a mix of  computer stations and tables with soft seating. This room can be accessed by UD students swiping their UD ONEcard on the card reader located next to the door. To use the card reader, UD students must first register with the Office of Disability Support Services and request to have their UD ONEcard activated by Allison Crook, a staff member at the Office of Disability Support Services in Alison Hall.

There is 1 booking option available for the "Assistive Technology Center Seat" category and the "First Floor - Information Room" zone: Single Seat Booking @ Morris Library

Also on this floor is the Francis Joseph Cummings Study Room (Room 123), a group study/reading room for all library users. The Cummings Room is an endowed room presented by the family of Herbert Hayman Lank of the class of 1925 in memory of Francis Joseph Cummings.

Assistive Technology Center Equipment

The Assistive Technology Center is equipped with two computers (workstations #4 and #6 are only available Fall semester 2020) and other assistive technology devices and materials. These computers have Windows 10 with an accessibility package incorporating a magnifier, narrator, on-screen keyboard, high contrast, and other assistive modification selections. The iMac has VoiceOver and Zoom. Other assistive technologies available on the numbered workstations are:

  • Workstation #1: Emprint SpotDot braille printer and PC have been temporarily transferred to Office of Disabilities Support Services

  • Workstation #2: Hardware: 21' flat screen monitor and external stereo speakers. Web Browsers: Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Google Chrome. Software: MS Office 2010 and Adobe Reader XI. Assistive Technology Software: JAWS Professional 17.0.

  • Workstation #3:  Hardware: 21' flat screen monitor and external stereo speakers. Web Browsers: Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Google Chrome. Software: MS Office 2010 and Adobe Reader XI. Assistive Technology Software: JAWS Professional 17.0, Kurzweil 3000 v.15 with Read the Web access on Main tool bar.

  • Workstation #4: Hardware: flat screen monitor, external stereo speakers and large print keyboard with yellow and black lettered keys.   Web Browsers: Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Google Chrome. Software: MS Office 2010 and Adobe Reader XI. Assistive Technology Software: JAWS Professional 17.0, Kurzweil 3000 v.15 with Read the Web access on Main tool bar.

  • Workstation #5:  Hardware: external stereo speakers, flat screen monitor. Web Browsers: Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Google Chrome.Software: MS Office 2010 and Adobe Reader XI. Assistive Technology Software: JAWS Professional 17.0, Kurzweil 3000 v.14 with scanning capability and Read the Web access on Main tool bar, and Kurzweil 1000 v.14 text to speech program with keyboard access.

  • Workstation #6: Hardware: iMac Apple Computer, keyboard and mouse.  Web Browsers: Safari and Mozilla Firefox. Assistive Technology Software: Universal Access with VoiceOver and Zoom, Kurzweil 3000 v.14, and Adobe Acrobat Pro XI.

Other equipment includes:

  • Optelec ClearView for print magnification

  • HP LaserJet printer - not available Summer 2021. Other printing options on campus.

  • AlphaSmart 3000 - available upon request by contacting the library

Additional noise cancelling headphones for use in the Assistive Technology Center may be borrowed at the Student Multimedia Design Center desk in the lower level of the library.