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Library Accessibility Information
- Patrons with readily perceived disabilities, those which are readily seen such as a person who uses a wheelchair, crutches, etc., will automatically be given appropriate accommodations.
- Affiliated patrons whose disabilities cannot be readily perceived must be registered with the appropriate unit:
- Students with the Student Support Services/Disabled Student Services.
- Faculty/Staff with the Affirmative Action Office (Their Deans Office can assist them with this).
- Unaffiliated patrons whose disabilities cannot be readily perceived must be able to document to the Affirmative Action Office that they qualify for accommodations.
- Temporary conditions such as a broken leg will be given appropriate services for the duration of the condition.
- Obtain documentation and pay for cost of evaluation and documentation.
- Self-identify to the Student Academic Services Center.
- Communicate what his/her disability is:
- Functional limits
- Identify and document the vality of requested accommodations.
Meet with Library A D A Compliance Coordinator to verify specific accommodations requested.
- Book retrieval
- Article retrieval & delivery
- Delivery to residence hall, office or home
- Appropriate selected assistive technology
- Appropriate in-depth Reference assistance
- Web Reference Services - Click on Ask a Reference Question and choose RefLive for an chat with a Librarian or Ask a Librarian Service to ask a question which will have an answered emailed back to you within 24 hours (except on the week-end).
- TDD service at Reference Desk (812) 237-4450
- Other personalized accommodations
The Library A D A Compliance Coordinator will come in during the evening or week-end hours if:
- arrangements are made in advance and
- there is not a more effective way to supply appropriate requested accommodations.
- patron has a perceived disability and
- student Assistants have the time and back-up for adequate desk coverage.
- desk coverage or
- patron has an unperceived disability then
- refer them to the Library A D A Compliance Coordinator by giving the patron the coordinator's phone number and usual hours available.
If patrons request services during the evening or week-end shifts, the students on duty may provide services if:
If it is not possible to provide services because of:
All patrons (faculty, staff, student or unaffiliated) having questions or comments concerning their Library ADA Accommodations may arrange a meeting with the people listed below, in the order given below:
¨ Library ADA Compliance Coordinator
¨ Associate Dean located in the Library Administration Office
¨ University’s Affirmative Action Officer located in the Rankin Hall,
Room 413 – Phone 237-3230.