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Using the Library: Accessibility

Determine what library assistive technologies and services will support you.

COD Library's Accessibility Statement

  • COD Library is committed to providing equal access to library collections, services, and facilities for all library users.

  • It is a priority for us to acquire, whenever possible, resources and technologies that are accessible to all and compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

  • For library collections that aren’t accessible, we are committed to providing reasonable accommodations and timely access to users with disabilities.

Services for Persons with Disabilities

If you need assistance in the Library, ask a Library staff member at any public service desk or call us at (630) 942-3364.

Equipment and services offered include:

  • Accessible study room (SRC 3102)
  • Accessible computer workstations
  • ClearView+ Speech (video magnification and text-to-speech)Optelec Clearview+
  • Variety of magnifiers and readers
  • Trackball mice and contrast keyboards
  • Half-Qwerty keyboard
  • Computing support and printing assistance
  • Audiobooks and articles
  • Closed-captioned videos and streaming media
  • Accessible Ebooks
  • Research help
  • Assistance retrieving items

Learn more about our Accessible & Assistive Services

Getting Help

You can get help by asking a Library staff member at any public service desk or by calling us at (630) 942-3364.

The Library's Liaison to Students with Disabilities is Debra Smith, smithkak@cod.edu

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