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Accessibility Support in the Library: Accessibility Resources

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Accessibility Support in the Library

The University of Idaho Library works together with the University's Disability Support Services to provide services and resources for persons with disabilities.

I f you have accessibility needs or concerns not addessed by this guide, please contact us at

To view this page using a screen reader, click on Print Page (above) to get to the accessible version.

Printed Materials (books, journals, CDs, DVDs, maps)

Is there anyone available to help me find books and other materials in the libraries?

  • A reference librarian will assist students with accessibility needs by retrieving materials between the hours of 9am to 5pm, Monday through Friday, and 3pm - 7 pm on Sunday. Requests for assistance will be handled as soon as possible after a request has been submitted.

Can the library scan journal articles and book chapters for me?

  • Yes. You can request a copy of a journal article or book chapter to be scanned and emailed to you.

Can I get help with my research?

Electronic Materials (article databases, ebooks)

JAWS Reader works with some databases, and some databases have audio capibilities . Links to instructions and accessbility tools in various electronic resources are below:


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Rochelle Smith


Office: Library, 416S

Tips for Library Staff

Pointers on how to foster a positive library experience for patrons and staff who have accessibility issues.