Bookable assistive spaces

What spaces and equipment are available?

Assistive Spaces

For students who qualify for this service these spaces
are bookable up to a week in advance for a maximum of four hours per day.

These spaces are bookable via Resource Bookings in MUSE.

Equipment

All library sites provide:

  • Coloured paper
  • Coloured and large text keyboards
  • Hearing loop
  • Readit wand
  • Wrist support
  • Book stands
All student PC’s already have ClaroRead, MindView, Inspiration and Adobe Acrobat DC Pro.

Information Commons

Level 1

Assistive Technology Room 1.25

PC with Lex, Readit, Dragon, Zoomtext, Audio Notetaker and Read & Write 11 on a height adjustable desk.
Text Enlarger Workstation with standalone CCTV text magnifier and OpticBook scanner on a height adjustable desk. There is also a whiteboard in the room

Please note that the Assistive Technology room can be booked for a maximum of two days in any one week (for a maximum of four hours)

Text Enlarger Workstation within Room 1.28 - Standalone CCTV text magnifier and PC with Lex, Readit,
Zoomtext and Read & Write 11

PC 1054 -  PC with Dolphin, Lex, Readit, Read & Write 11
PC 1055 -  PC with Zoomtext, Lex, Readit,  Read & Write 11 and a standard flatbed scanner (Epson V600 Photo) on a height adjustable desk (electronic)
PC 1056 -  PC with Jaws, Lex, Readit, Read & Write 11 and a height adjustable desk (electronic)

Level 2
Assistive study room 2.21a (Silent Study) within Silent Study Room 2.21 - desk only, no PC.

Height adjustable desk 1 (manual) in Room 2.21 (Silent Study), no PC.
Height adjustable desk 2 (manual) in Room 2.21 (Silent Study), no PC.

The Diamond

Fourth floor

Text enlarger workstation within the Library Reference Collection

Stand alone CCTV text magnifier, OpticBook scanner and PC with Lex, Readit, Read & Write 11 and Zoomtext.

Silent study 4.02

PC with Lex, Readit and Read & Write 11 on a height adjustable desk.
Height adjustable desk, no PC.

Silent study 4.26

PC with Lex, Readit and Read & Write 11 on a height adjustable desk.
Height adjustable desk, no PC.

Western Bank Library

Level 4

PC 11 - Lex, Readit, Read & Write 11 and Zoomtext on a height adjustable desk with supportive chair.
Height adjustable desk, no PC.

Level 5 (Architecture section)

Text Enlarger Workstation with stand alone CCTV text magnifier, OpticBook scanner and PC 7 with Lex, Readit,
Read & Write 11 and Zoomtext on a height adjustable desk with supportive chair.
PC 8 - with Lex, Readit and Read & Write 11 on a height adjustable desk with supportive chair.

Health Sciences Library at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital

Text enlarger workstation

Stand alone CCTV text magnifier, OpticBook scanner and PC 28 with Lex, Readit, Read & Write 11 and Zoomtext on a height adjustable desk.

Space 2

PC 22 with Lex, Readit and Read & Write 11 on a height adjustable desk.