Help Topic Detail
Students with disabilities have priority use of workstations marked for accessible features in public computer labs.
Accessible workstations are located in:
- Library Room 323
- Kearney K050 24/7 Lab (accessible via card swipe)
Both stations have scanners and Kurzweil software installed. Additionally, L323 has Dragon Naturally Speaking software installed. Software descriptions are below:
- Dragon Naturally Speaking is a voice recognition software product. Use your voice to create and edit documents, launch applications, open files, control your mouse, and more.
- Kurzweil 3000 is a scanning, reading, writing, and learning solution for students with learning disabilities or reading difficulties.
- Read:OutLoud 6 is an easy-to-use software application that reads eBooks, .pdf, .txt, and .rft files and the Internet aloud. It also includes several comprehension tools like highlighters, notes, reading outlines, and smart bookmarks. Read:OutLoud is installed on all academic computers on the Fisher campus.
A Merlin CCTV is located in L324 within Lavery Library. The CCTV features HD video magnifier with text-to-speech. More information is available on the Enhanced Vision website.
Additional Resources & Documentation
- Dragon Naturally Speaking User Guide [pdf]
- Gmail Tips [pdf] - Take control of your Inbox
- Evernote User Guide [pdf]
- Inspiration 9 Software Guide [pdf]
- Livescribe Smartpen [pdf]
- Getting Started with Kurzweil [pdf]
- Nook Study Guide [pdf]
- Quizlet User Guide [pdf]
- StudyBlue [pdf]
- Study Tips and Tricks [pdf]
- Text-to-Speech Software Review [pdf]
- Read:OutLoud - Quick Card [pdf] and Read:OutLoud 6 Tutorial [pdf] - learn in 30 minutes!