Bookable assistive spaces and rooms

What spaces, rooms and equipment are available?

Assistive Spaces and rooms

For students who qualify for this service these spaces are bookable up to six weeks in advance for a maximum of four hours per day. The Assistive Technology Room can be booked for a maximum of two days in any one week (for a maximum of four hours)

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 TextHelp Read & Write, ClaroRead, MindView, Inspiration and Adobe Acrobat DC Pro (available through the Software Centre).

Information Commons (3 rooms, 6 spaces)

Level 1

Assistive Technology Room 1.25

PC with Lex, Readit, Dragon, Zoomtext and  Audio Notetaker 
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 

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

Level 4
Assistive Group Room 4.25 with small table, no PC

The Diamond (6 spaces)

Third Floor
Desk and PC 17 in 310 General Study Area

Fourth floor

Text enlarger workstation within the Library Reference Collection

Stand alone CCTV text magnifier, OpticBook scanner and PC with Lex, Readit, and Zoomtext.

Silent study 4.02

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

Silent study 4.26

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

Western Bank Library (4 spaces)

Level 4

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

Health Sciences Library at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital (2 spaces)

Text enlarger workstation

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

Space 2

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