We aim to provide the same level of access to our services for all staff and students and offer the following. Staff at all our service points would be happy to advise further.
Access to library buildings
If you have a condition which prevents you from using the stairs unaided in an emergency you will require a personal emergency egress plan (PEEP).
Please speak to staff at your local library Help Desk about this.
Access to library resources
Information Advisers can provide one to one support in accessing library resources. Contact your Information Adviser
to arrange an appointment or ask at the nearest library Help Desk
The library provides access to a significant collection of ebooks which can offer increased accessibility benefits to those with a visual impairment. Accessibility features such as text magnification and screen reading compatibility vary depending on the ebook provider. For more information, please see our ebook guide
Photocopying in libraries
Library staff can also help with:
- Assistance with limited amounts of photocopying
- More extensive support may be provided by staff from the Student Services Disability and Dyslexia team
Adaptive equipment in open access computer areas and libraries
You will find the following equipment:
Height adjustable desks
- Adjustable monitor arms
- Digital magnifiers
- Low level print/copy/scan devices
You can find out details of our open access computer areas here. Look out for student helpers or ask the library Help Desk staff if you are unsure where to find this equipment.
The university provides a set of standard software for staff and students, and also a range of specialist accessibility software
Information Services service points
Induction loops are installed on all our service points.
Facilities in teaching rooms
- Induction loops
- Height adjustable lecterns