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Adaptive Technology Available in KU Libraries

The University of Kansas Libraries provides community access workstations with software installed to provide assistance to users with disabilities in the Anschutz, Art & Architecture, Music & Dance, Spahr, and Watson libraries on the Lawrence campus. Access to adaptive technology workstations requires an active KU Online ID.

There is one designated workstation in Anschutz, Art & Architecture, Music & Dance, Spahr, and Watson libraries that serves 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
  • 3.40 GHz
  • 12 GB RAM
  • Accessibility stand and adaptive keyboard
  • HP scanner

Software Profile:

  • OS: Windows 10
  • Adaptive software: FS Reader, JAWS 18.0, OpenBook 9.0, ZoomText 11, ZoomText Fusion 11, ZoomText Keyboard
  • Browsers: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge
  • Adobe Acrobat DC
  • Adobe CC 2017 applications
  • Adobe CS6 Fireworks
  • EndNote X7
  • Microsoft Office 2016
  • VLC Media Player
  • Windows Media Player

Art & Architecture Library

Hours

Hardware Profile:

  • Dell with Intel Core i7 processor
  • 3.40 GHz
  • 8 GB RAM
  • Adaptive peripherals
  • HP Scanner

Software Profile:

  • OS: Windows 10
  • Adaptive software: FS Reader, JAWS 18.0, OpenBook 9.0, ZoomText 11, ZoomText Fusion 11, ZoomText Keyboard
  • Browsers: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge
  • Adobe Acrobat DC
  • Adobe CC 2017 applications
  • Adobe CS6 Fireworks
  • EndNote X7
  • Microsoft Office 2016
  • VLC Media Player
  • Windows Media Player

Music & Dance Library

Hours

Hardware Profile:

  • Dell with Intel Core i7 processor
  • 2.8 GHz
  • 4 GB RAM
  • Adaptive peripherals
  • HP Scanner

Software Profile:

  • OS: Windows 10
  • Adaptive software: FS Reader, JAWS 18.0, OpenBook 9.0, ZoomText 11, ZoomText Fusion 11, ZoomText Keyboard
  • Browsers: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge
  • Adobe Acrobat DC
  • Adobe CC 2017 applications
  • Adobe CS6 Fireworks
  • EndNote X7
  • Microsoft Office 2016
  • VLC Media Player
  • Windows Media Player

Spahr Engineering Library

Hours

Hardware Profile:

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

Software Profile:

  • OS: Windows 10
  • Adaptive software: FS Reader, JAWS 18.0, OpenBook 9.0, ZoomText 11, ZoomText Fusion 11, ZoomText Keyboard
  • Browsers: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge
  • Adobe Acrobat DC
  • Adobe CC 2017 applications
  • Adobe CS6 Fireworks
  • EndNote X7
  • Microsoft Office 2016
  • VLC Media Player
  • Windows Media Player

Watson Library

Hours

Hardware Profile:

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

Software Profile:

  • OS: Windows 10
  • Adaptive software: FS Reader, JAWS 18.0, OpenBook 9.0, ZoomText 11, ZoomText Fusion 11, ZoomText Keyboard
  • Browsers: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge
  • Adobe Acrobat DC
  • Adobe CC 2017 applications
  • Adobe CS6 Fireworks
  • EndNote X7
  • Microsoft Office 2016
  • VLC Media Player
  • Windows Media Player

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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