Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Policy
For students with physical disabilities/limitations, and other special needs:
- Library staff will assist in retrieving materials from library shelves. This includes books, periodicals, and microforms.
- Library staff will assist in photocopying articles and in making microform copies.
- Reference staff will provide one-on-one instruction in the use of electronic and print resources. This includes instruction for anyone assisting students with special needs.
- Library staff will deliver materials to the residence halls of on-campus students who cannot enter the Library building.
- The Media Collection will assist in retrieving media materials, and with the use of media equipment. The Media Collection provides closed captioning for hearing-impaired users.
- The Library provides an adaptive technology workstation (link to be created), which includes a 19" monitor with the capability of enlarging text, scanning and screen-reading software, and software for learning-disabled students. Library staff will assist in its use.
For more information email robert_fleming [at] emerson.edu (subject: Americans%20with%20Disabilities%20Act%20%28ADA%29%20Question)