Assistive technology room (ATR)

Assistive technology rooms are bookable spaces that provide access to assistive technology and hardware to support your studies.

Please visit Enhanced Library Support for information about services for disabled students and students with a learning difficulty or long-term health condition. 

About assistive technology rooms

We have three assistive technology rooms:

Book an assistive technology room

To book the assistive technology rooms, please email with the following details:

  • which library you want to use
  • requested date and time
  • how long you want to book the room for (up to three hours)
  • your Library Card number

You may hold up to four bookings of three hours at any one time.

On arrival

  • Collect the key from the lending desk (you have 30 minutes from the beginning of the booking to collect)
  • You will need to sign for it and show your University or Library Card
  • Return the key to the lending desk at the end of the session

Available software

 SoftwareHallward Library and Djanogly Learning Resource CentreGeorge Green Library
ZoomText: magnifier/reader
(22" monitor)
Yes No
Dragon Naturally Speaking: voice recognition Yes Yes
Text Help Read and Write: study skills Yes Yes

Available hardware

 HardwareHallward Library and Djanogly Learning Resource CentreGeorge Green Library
Video magnifier Yes Yes (with text to speech)
Scanner Yes Yes
Various mice and keyboards Yes Yes
Foot rests Yes Yes
Writing slope
Yes Yes
Printer Yes Yes
Wrist support Yes No

Accessibility software and technology

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