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Welcome to the Library's Assistive Technology and People with Disabilities Subject Guide!

This guide provides an overview of the Library's recommended materials related to people with disabilities, including databases, books, journals, reference materials, braille and other resources, print or digital, that are accessible through different websites and platforms. 

Our Assistive Technology team has curated an extensive collection of materials for people with disabilities, such as large  print , audio books and braille books. We also provide the technology, equipment and software to help you access these resources and materials, including scanning pens with headphones, portable electronic magnifiers and a braille printer.

Print Collection Related to People with Disabilities and Assistive Technology

The people with disability print collection is organized in alignment with Class HV of the Library of Congress Classification.  

HV 1551 - 3024

People with disabilities;  including blind, deaf

People with physical and mental disabilities

Self-help devices for people with disabilities 

Assistive technology

The print collection on people with disabilities is located in Tier 2 of the Library on shelf 2.5.2B (see map below).

Reference Sources

Reference Librarian

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Subjects الموضوعات:
Assistive Technology التكنولوجيا المساعدة, Braille Books كتب برايل, and Science العلوم