Responding to COVID-19

You can chat and email with us daily! Mon-Thu 7am-7pm, Fri 7am-6pm, Sat 11am-6pm, and Sun 1pm-6pm. But due to COVID-19, all University Libraries buildings are currently closed, and we're not accepting any new hold/pickup or scanning requests for physical items. See details on library changes and support.

Accessibility services

We support the participation of people with disabilities in academic pursuits at the University of Arizona and in lifelong learning. We provide access to research materials and services through reasonable accommodations, such as readily accessible adaptive technology and software, special equipment, and personal assistance.

Assistive technology

Our assistive technology room (Main Library, B326) has adaptive equipment and software, including Dragon NaturallySpeaking Professional v13, JAWS v16, Kurzweil 1000 v14, and MAGic v13 and Read&Write v11. Visit any Main Library Ask Us desk to get the door code or remote control for entry.

Adaptive equipment and other computers with assistive technology software can also be found at the Main, Science-Engineering and Fine Arts Libraries.

Equipment Location
Braille typewriter (Perkins Brailler) Main B326

Closed circuit televisions with color monitor

Main B326, Fine Arts

Headphones Available for checkout at all library Ask Us desks

Headphones with microphone (USB Dragon recommended)

Main B326
Available for checkout at Main, Science-Engineering, Fine Arts
High power Ledu reading lamp Main B326
Manual magnification lens with high intensity light (Ednalite VSI Master Lens System) Main B326
Ntouch videophone Main B326
Ergonomic keyboard Available for checkout at the Main library Ask Us desk
Trackball mouse Available for checkout at the Main library Ask Us desk

Finding & accessing materials

Interlibrary loan and document delivery can provide electronic delivery of articles & book chapters. If the request is fulfilled with a file download, instructions for requesting an accessible format will be provided.

Use express retrieval and we will pull items from our shelves and put them on the hold shelf for you. Or ask for assistance at any Ask Us desk.

Contact us

For equipment and software services, charley Dejolie.

For other assistive services, Rae Swedenburg.

Campus resources