Djanogly Learning Resource Centre Assistive technology room

Assistive Technology Room - Djanogly Learning Resource Centre

Do you have a disability support plan?

You can use our Assistive Technology Rooms - they contain specialist equipment to help you study.


How to book the room 

Whether it’s for quiet, focused study or to quickly drop-in to print something off, you can make a booking up to seven days in advance for three hours per day

 How to book 

  1. Visit Click and Collect.
  2. Click on Book to make a new booking.  
  3. Select ‘Assistive Technology and Enhanced Support Rooms’ in the Location drop down menu. You can also choose a library in the Category drop down menu. 
  4. Click on Show Availability.
  5. Click on the green square under the time you want to start your booking, then select the end time in the drop down menu. You can book up to three hours in one booking
  6. If you want to change the time or location, click the bin icon to remove the selected time. 
  7. Click on Submit Times
  8. Click on Continue on the next page under the Terms and Conditions to confirm your booking. 
  9. Staff will check your Enhanced Support eligibility and approve or reject your booking. 
  10. You will receive an email confirmation within one hour (during staff working hours only).

How to find the room

  • Djanogly Learning Resource Centre is on Jubilee Campus, directions can be found on Google Maps.
  • Using the internal staircase: Use door 4. The room is to the left. 
  • Using the lift: Press 3 then use door 4 opposite the lift. The room is to the left. 
  • Through the library: The room is just past stack 12, on the left.
  • The door is activated by a sensor, you need your university card to enter. 


Equipment in the room 

Please help yourself to any items that will help you study, but make sure that everything stays in the Assistive Technology Room. 

Adjustable lights

The lights in the Assistive Technology Room can be adjusted using the dimmer switch. Press the switch to turn the lights on or off. Hold the switch up to make the lights brighter or dimmer. 

Adjustable desk 

The desk can be raised and lowered using the arrow buttons at the front. To adjust the height of the desk on the right, press both buttons simultaneously.  

Assistive software  

Our assistive software can be accessed by all students on university networked PCs. Open the Start menu and select UoN Applications to choose from the list of available software. 

  • MindView – mind mapping software to help organisation, time management and planning assignments. 

  • Read & Write – literacy support software. Includes text-to-speech, spell checker, word prediction, speaking dictionary and a scanning facility. 

You can find help menus within the software or ask library staff for support. 


  • Toilets: An accessible toilet is available in the entrance lobby. Male and female toilets are by the main entrance, down the ramp to the left of the lift. 

  • Water fountain: Available near the entrance up the main walkway. 

  • Print, copy and scan: The nearest printers are in the computer room at the top of the library and in the group study area near the entrance. A low-level printer is available in the group study area. 

Assistive equipment

  • Sensor activated automatic door 
  • Height adjustable desk with two workstations with PCs 
  • Optelec magnifier 
  • 3 adjustable computer chairs – one with head rest 
  • Coloured overlays 
  • Adjustable lighting 
  • Sensory items including noise cancelling headset, pop tubes, stretchy strings and squeeze balls 
  • Wrist rest 
  • Mousepad with wrist rest 
  • Keyboards: 

    • Standard wired keyboard 

    • ZoomText keyboard - with yellow keys 

    • 2 colour coded keyboards 

    • 2 ergonomic keyboards

  • Mice:  

    • Standard mouse 

    • Ergonomic mice (2 right handed, 1 left handed) 

    • Trackball mouse


What to do in an emergency

First aid and medical assistance  

If you are unwell and need medical assistance, please call 0115 8466698, the Library team will call a first aider and offer help. 

If it is a serious incident and you require immediate medical help, call 999 and alert the Library team as soon as possible so that they can direct Security and the emergency services to your location. 

Fire alarm and evacuation   

The room is fitted with an audio alarm and a visual beacon. The visual beacon is a ceiling mounted red flashing light. 

When the fire alarm is activated, both will alert you that you should evacuate immediately. Library staff sweep the building and will check the assistive technology room as part of their safety checks. If you need assistance, please let the team know. 

We can offer a health and safety tour for assistive technology room users on request, please ask the Library team as part of your booking request. 


Help and support

Need help?

  • If you have questions please get in touch:
  • Message us on WhatsApp at 07825205996
  • Call the library help desk on 0115 9516393

Contact Library staff

Health and Wellbeing

A Healthy U wellbeing notice board is available in the library. This includes information about support services at the university.



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