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Adaptive Technology

UTSA Libraries offer adaptive technology for patrons with disabilities, in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Adaptive Technology Computer Lab – John Peace Library

The Adaptive Technology Computer Lab is located on the 2nd floor of JPL near the Information Desk. There are five ADA workstations in the lab, loaded with the following software:

  • ZoomText
  • Freedom Scientific JAWS
  • Dragon Naturally Speaking
  • Duxbury Braille Translation
  • Inspiration 8
  • Kurzweil 1000
  • Kurzweil 3000

Additional equipment in the lab includes:

  • CCTV
  • 2 scanners
  • Braille Embosser 4

The Adaptive Technology Lab is open during normal library hours. The computers are reserved for students registered with Disability Services. Students who have questions or issues regarding  the lab can contact any Student Computing Services staff member at the Information Desk or contact OITConnect at (210) 458-5555 or oitconnect@utsa.edu.

ADA Computer Workstation – Downtown Library

At the Downtown Campus Library, the ADA workstation is located across from the periodicals shelf near the group study rooms.

The ADA workstation is loaded with the following software:

  • ZoomText
  • Freedom Scientific JAWS
  • Inspiration 8
  • Kurzweil 1000
  • Kurzweil 3000

In addition, the ADA workstation has a scanner attached, as well as a document/book magnifier nearby.

 

ZoomText is also available on laptops that can be checked out at JPL and the Downtown Campus Library. See our Laptop Borrowing Policy for more information about checking out a laptop.


 Visit Disability Services to learn about other available adaptive technology on campus.