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 Read & Write, MindView, Inspiration and Adobe Acrobat DC Pro.

Information Commons

Level 1

Assistive Technology Room 1.25

PC with Lex, Readit, Notetalker, Dragon, Zoomtext and Audio Notetaker on a height adjustable desk.
Stand alone CCTV magnifier, OpticBook scanner on a height adjustable desk with supportive chair.
Apple Mac with: Read & Write, MindView, Inspiration and Zoomtext.
Stand alone CCTV text magnifier and PC with Lex, Readit, Notetalker and Zoomtext.

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

PC 1056- Assistive Software Space with Dolphin and Notetalker on a height adjustable desk.
PC 1057- Assistive Software Space with Zoomtext and Notetalker on a height adjustable desk.
PC 1058- Assistive Software Space with Jaws and Notetalker on a height adjustable desk.

Level 2

Height adjustable desk 1 in Room 2.21, no PC.
Height adjustable desk 2 in Room 2.21, 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, Notetalker and Zoomtext.

Silent study 4.02

PC with Lex, Readit and Notetalker on a height adjustable desk.
Height adjustable desk, no PC.

Silent study 4.26

PC with Lex, Readit and Notetalker on a height adjustable desk.
Height adjustable desk, no PC.

Western Bank Library

Level 4

PC 11 - Lex, Readit, Notetalker 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, Notetalker and Zoomtext on a height adjustable desk with supportive chair.
PC 8 - with Lex, Readit and Notetalker 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, Notetalker and Zoomtext on a height adjustable desk.

Space 2

PC 22 with Lex, Readit and Notetalker on a height adjustable desk.