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Adaptive Technology Available in the KU Libraries

The University of Kansas Libraries provides community access workstations with software installed to provide assistance to users with disabilities in the Anschutz, Spahr Engineering and Watson libraries on the Lawrence campus and in the Regents Center Library on the Edwards campus. Access to adaptive technology workstations requires an active KU Online ID.

There is one designated workstation in Anschutz, Watson and the Regents Center libraries, that serve those who need access to adaptive technology. The following is a listing of the hardware and software profiles on the designated workstations.

Anschutz Library

Hours

Hardware Profile:

  • Dell with Intel Core i7 processor
  • 2.8 GHz
  • 4 GB RAM
  • Accessibility stand and adaptive peripherals
  • HP Scanner

Software Profile:

  • Adobe Reader 9
  • Browsers: Firefox and Internet Explorer
  • EndNote X4
  • FS Reader 2
  • HP Solution Center Scanning
  • iTunes
  • Java 6
  • JAWS 12
  • Microsoft Office 2010: Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Publisher
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • OpenBook 9
  • Outlook Express
  • Power DVD DX
  • QuickTime
  • Windows Media Player

Watson Library

Hours

Hardware Profile:

  • Dell with Intel Core i7 processor
  • 2.8 GHz
  • 4 GB RAM
  • Accessibility stand and adaptive peripherals
  • HP Scanner

Software Profile:

  • Adobe Reader 9
  • Browsers: Firefox and Internet Explorer
  • EndNote X4
  • FS Reader 2
  • HP Solution Center Scanning
  • iTunes
  • Java 6
  • JAWS 12
  • Microsoft Office 2010: Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Publisher
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • OpenBook 9
  • Outlook Express
  • Power DVD DX
  • QuickTime
  • Windows Media Player

Regents Center Library

Hours

Hardware Profile:

  • Dell with Intel Pentium 4 dual processors
  • 3 GHz
  • 1 gig RAM
  • Accessibility stand and adaptive peripherals
  • Cannon Scanner

Software Profile:

  • Acrobat Reader 7
  • Adobe Acrobat 5.0
  • Browsers: Internet Explorer and Firefox
  • EndNote 8
  • IBM Via Voice in German, French, Italian, UK & US English
  • Java
  • Jaws 6.1
  • Macromedia Shock Player
  • Microsoft Net Show Player 2.0
  • Microsoft Office 2003, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Mobile Option Pack
  • Media Player 2
  • MSN Messenger
  • Net Meeting
  • OpenBook 7.0
  • Outlook Express
  • PC Health
  • Quick Time
  • Real Player Basic
  • RIS Web Helper
  • Roxio Easy CD Creator
  • Scheduling Agent
  • ShockWave
  • ShockWave Flash
  • Sound Max
  • Viewpoint Media Player
  • Win SPC 3.66
  • WinZip
  • Windows Journal Viewer
  • Yahoo Messenger

Spahr Engineering Library

Hours

Hardware Profile:

  • Dell with Intel Core processor
  • 3.4 GHz
  • 8 GB RAM
  • Accessibility stand and adaptive peripherals
  • HP Scanner

Software Profile:

  • Acrobat Reader X
  • Adobe Media Player
  • Adobe Design Premium CS4: Dreamweaver, Fireworks, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe Flash
  • Browsers: Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer
  • Cute PDF
  • EndNote
  • FS Reader 2.0
  • JAWS 12
  • Maple 12
  • Microsoft Office 2010: Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, InfoPath Designer, Infopath Filler, OneNote, Publisher
  • Microsoft Silverlight
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • OpenBook 9
  • OpenOffice 3.2
  • Python 2.6
  • SKQS (Electronic Version)
  • SPSS Inc
  • WinSCP

Contact

Kent Miller, Associate Dean of Libraries and Accessibilty Coordinator
785-864-8989
kmiller@ku.edu

Related Links

Students requiring assistance obtaining services may also contact:
Academic Achievement & Access Center (Disability Resources)
785-864-2620

Faculty and staff requiring assistance obtaining services may also contact:
Institutional Opportunity & Access Office.
785-864-6414

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