Central Access Services

Services for Users with Disabilities

Information about the Main Library Bookstacks for Users with Disabilities


Accessible Online Catalog Terminals in the Bookstacks

Wheelchair accessible online catalog workstations in the Bookstacks are located on the 5th deck in the East Stacks.

Photocopying and Scanning

Self-service copy machines are located on decks 5 East and 5 West. Online catalog workstations with scanners are available on decks 3, 5, and 7 East. Copy cards for use in university copiers can be purchased from vend-a-card machines located near the Main Circulation Desk, in the Undergraduate Library, and in various other locations listed on the machines. Also, a photocopying service for library users is offered in the Media Commons located in the Undergraduate Library. Staff at the Main Circulation Desk are also available to assist users with disabilities to photocopy or scan materials.


Elevators in the Bookstacks are equipped with floor number panels in Braille. Floor number panels and alarm bells in the elevators in the 5th addition (East Stacks, yellow elevators) and in the West Stacks are positioned at a wheelchair accessible height.

Accessible Restrooms

Wheelchair accessible restrooms in the Stacks are located near the twin yellow elevators approximately halfway into the stacks on each floor.

Study Carrels

Carrels for users with disabilities are available.

Paging of Materials from the Main Stacks

A paging service for patrons who prefer to have materials retrieved instead of entering the stacks to retrieve material is available.