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The Assistive Technologies Room is located on the first floor at the south end of the corridor, just outside the main Reading Room.

It is furnished with:

- a bench at the recommended height for wheelchair users;

- three electrically operated, height-adjustable desks;

- daylight table lamps;

- a range of ergonomic chairs;

- a PC with a 19-inch monitor provides access to the Library catalogue, electronic resources, the Internet and Microsoft Office;

- Dolphin Supernova software, which offers screen-reading and magnification facilities;

- the Dragon Naturally Speaking voice-recognition package;

- scanners;

- an adjustable keyboard;

- a trackball mouse;

- headphones;

- a microphone;

- a CCTV scanner.

These facilities have been made possible by a generous donation from the Abbey Charitable Trust, for which the Library is most grateful.

Facilities in other areas:

A second CCTV scanner is available in the Rare Books Reading Room

A further height-adjustable desk is available in the Manuscripts Reading Room.

A portable induction loop is available from the Reader Services Desk in the Entrance Hall.

These pages are currently being revised. Please contact us if you require any further information.

Contact us

Tel: +44 (0) 1223 333030