Resources and Services for Students with Disabilities

Services and Equipment on the Main Floor:

All library services are available to students with disabilities.

To better serve our student population with special needs, The library has purchased TextHelp Read & Write 10 software for all of its PCs. It can also be found on many lab PCs on campus.

Request these services at their respective locations:

Information Desk
Reference Questions
Government Documents
Computer Databases and Library Guides

Interlibrary Loan Office
Journal Articles & Books not available at STL

Microform Reading Room
Reader/Printers for Film & Fiche
Checkout Desk
Book Checkout/Return
Information About Facilities
Pickup of Reserved Items
Interlibrary Loan
Key Checkout For Study Rooms
Video DVD and 4-track Tape Players
Books On Tape Collection

Reserve Desk
Faculty Class Reserves
Current Periodicals& Newspapers

Note: Every public PC in the reference area has Microsoft basic screen magnification software available through a shortcut on the desktop.


Special services and assistance available:

  • Students in need of assistance in the library should identify themselves at the Checkout Desk and/or the Information Desk.
  • Reference term paper assistance by appointment, phone 3710.
  • Elevator located near the Library Concourse entrance for access to the main floor.
  • Elevator in the Microform/Media Room for access to the stacks.
  • Rest rooms available on all floors, the easiest to use are on the ground level and in the main floor lobby.
  • Group study room on the main floor, and Individual Study Rooms on the Concourse and Ground levels.
  • Library café and snack area with vending machines.
  • Stapler, hole punch, scissors available at Checkout Desk.


Persons with hearing impairments should always let Checkout Desk know that you are in the building.

Fire alarm is audible and visual. Go to nearest exit on same floor.

If you don't hear the alarm, a library fire Marshall will locate you and assist you from the building.