There are two Assistive Technology workstations in Randall Library located on the first floor in the Learning Commons near study room 1001S7 (map of first floor). These stations are available for any UNCW student, faculty, or staff member wishing to use the equipment and no appointments are needed. The tables are motorized for height adjustment.
The following equipment is available at the Assistive Technology Workstation:
- Big Keys LX Keyboard (available upon request at the Research Help Desk)
- Read & Write Gold
- Microsoft Office
- Access to iPrint
Please save documents to a flash drive, One Drive, or in your e-mail.
The guest computers also have Read & Write Gold installed.
The KIC Bookeye Scanner is located on the first floor near the restrooms. Print documents can scanned and converted to mp4 audio files at this machine. The scanner handles materials up to 17 x 24 inches and scans in black & white, grayscale, or color from 100 to 600 dpi resolutio. Documents can be saved to USB flash drive or sent via email. There is not a networked printer.
The Telesensory Aladdin Classic video magnifier (4.5X to 25X) is next to the Assistive Technology Workstation in the Learning Commons near study room 1001S7 (map of first floor) . Utilizing the picture control selector, the Classic can display printed materials in high-contrast black text on a white background or white text on a black background. The white text on black or negative image is ideal for glare reduction. This system also features an extremely large depth of field for viewing three-dimensional objects and a smooth, non-glare reading table which permits reading heavy books.
There is a wheelchair available for use in Randall Library. Please ask at the Circulation Desk. (Library Staff: The wheelchair is housed in RL 1022)
Library Instruction Room #1039: There is a large keyboard and ZoomText available in the library's instruction room. If you are scheduled to come in for an instruction session, please contact the Associate Director Research and Instructional Services and Library Assessment if you, or one of your students, needs any special assistance: Anne Pemberton (910-962-7810 or pembertona [at] uncw.edu).