Adaptive Technology

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Computer stations

Adaptive technology computer stations are located on the third floor of the Downtown Library. They are reserved for people with disabilities who require specific adaptive software and hardware, and who cannot use other Library computers.

Each station provides the following:

  • 27" monitor
  • Braille embosser – prints documents in Braille. Find instructions here to prepare your document for printing, or call for information: 541-682-5450, press 2.
  • Height adjustable table
  • JAWS - reads onscreen text aloud through headphones. Patrons must be familiar and proficient in its use.
  • Keyboard with extra-large letters
  • Roller trackball
  • ZoomText - magnifies the onscreen view and can read onscreen text aloud - Instructions
  • Optelec ClearView C – a 24" High Definition color magnifier that also converts printed text into speech.
  • Video Relay Service (aka VRS or Sorenson) - Instructions

All Library computers feature Big Shot, providing screen magnification up to 200%.

Library events

An ASL interpreter or FM assistive listening system can be arranged for any Library event with two business days’ advance reservation by contacting Eugene Public Library by email or phone: 541-682-5454.