Services for Patrons with Disabilities


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The library offers facilities and services to assist patrons with disabilities. UMD students requesting assistance will want to register with UMD's Disability Resources office in order to use equipment in adaptive study rooms.

Services offered include:

  • Individualized reference assistance
  • Materials retrieval
  • Loan period adjustments

Adaptive technology is available in rooms 122, 124, and 126 with a variety of software and hardware (available to UMD students registered with Disability Resources) as listed below:

Room KAML 122


Hardware

HP EliteDesk with 22" widescreen LCD, HP ScanJet Pro 3500, Index Basic D v5 Brailler Embosser, headphones with microphone

Software

Dragon Naturally Speaking v11 Premium (speech recognition), Duxbury Braille Translator v11.3 (text to braille for embossing), JAWS v16 (screen reading), Read and Write Gold v11 (scanning, editing, and reading), and ZoomText v10 (screen reader and magnifier)

Room KAML 124


Hardware

Apple IMac (3.2 GHz Intel Core i3) with a 21" widescreen LCD, HP EliteDesk with 22" widescreen LCD, trackball, HP ScanJet Pro 3500, headphones with microphone

Software

Dragon Naturally Speaking v11 Premium (speech recognition software), JAWS v16 (screen reading), Read and Write Gold v11 (scanning, editing, and reading), and ZoomText v10 (screen reader and magnifier)

Room KAML 126


Hardware

HP EliteDesk with 22" widescreen LCD, HP ScanJet Pro 3500, HumanWare magnifier, headphones with microphone

Software

Dragon Naturally Speaking v11 Professional (speech recognition software), JAWS v16 (screen reading), Read and Write Gold v11 (scanning, editing, and reading), and ZoomText v10 (screen reader and magnifier)

Need help?

For more information or to request service, contact:

Library contact: