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About the Library: Accessibility Support & Services

Services for Patrons

The library is committed to providing information access to the entire Stockton community. Persons with disabilities can take advantage of library services to support their research needs, including staff-facilitated assistance with:

  • Conducting research in the catalog or online databases
  • Retrieving collection materials
  • Photocopying and digital scanning
  • Requesting materials from Interlibrary Loan
  • Individual research consultations

Each floor of the Library is accessible via elevator and has wheelchair-accessible restrooms.

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Assistive Technology in the Library

The following assistive software is available on computers in the library:

Read&Write Gold
Makes websites, documents, and files more accessible and assists with everyday tasks, such as reading text out loud, understanding unfamiliar words, researching assignments, and proofing written work. Click here for more information regarding this software.

Kurzweil 3000
Provides built-in features that support reading, writing, and study skills for students struggling with literacy. Those interested in using this application on university terminals should contact the Learning Access Program for more information.

Zoomtext 11
A screen magnifier for Microsoft Windows tailored for low vision users. Those interested in using this application on university terminals should contact the Learning Access Program for more information.

JAWS 2019
A screen reader for users whose vision loss prevents them from seeing screen content or navigating with a mouse. Those interested in using this application on university terminals should contact the Learning Access Program for more information.

For more information on accessibility tools, please visit the Learning Access Program's Accessibility Toolbox page or contact them at 609-652-4988. They are located in Room J-204.

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

Administered by the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, this free national library program provides braille and recorded materials for blind and physically handicapped readers. Persons with visual or physical impairments may borrow -- free of charge -- braille and recorded books/magazines on a wide variety of subjects for all ages and reading levels.

This service is provided through a network of cooperating libraries throughout the United States. Service is limited to residents of the U.S., its territories and possessions, and to American citizens living abroad. New Jersey's program library is the New Jersey State Library Talking Book and Braille Center, located in Trenton, NJ.