Assistive Technology Center
Burton Barr Central Library has four dedicated assistive computer workstations located on the second floor for customers with disabilities.
Customers may use the assistive computer stations on a first come, first served basis by presenting their library card at the Second Floor computer assistance desk during all open hours. Customers may have one two-hour session each day.
To ensure that the assistive computers remain available for customers who are unable to use the standard public computers, customers must specify and be using at least one of the following features at all times.
Assistive Technology Programs and Adaptive Equipment available:
- ZoomText screen magnifier
- JAWS screen reading software
- Kurzweil text to speech software/scanners
- Duxbury Braille translation software
- Juliet Braille embosser
- Adjustable computer furniture
- Trackball mouse
Optical magnifiers and print enlarging closed circuit televisions are also available.
A Sorenson videophone for sign language calls is located on the Second Floor in the Magazine and Newspaper Department, available on a first come, first served basis.