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Disability Support and Inclusion

Assistive Technologies

In line with the NU Learning and Teaching Strategy, the library provides information resources and services to support NU students, faculty, staff and guests who have special needs.
For patrons with special needs the NU Library has a quiet and comfortable space in the Assistive Technologies room - #5.108 equipped with the following hardware and software:
  • JAWS  - screen-reader;
  • Everest V4 - Braille embosser;
  • Duxbury - Braille Translator;
  • Zyfuse Heater - to produce tactile graphics;
  • Focus Blue - Braille display;
  • OpenBook 9.0 - e-text converter and reader;
  • Poet Compact 2 - reading machine.
For persons who are low vision there is a video Magnifier HIMS in the 2nd floor reading room. A librarian at the service counter can help should you need to use it.






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