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Assistive Technology Services in the West Campus Library: Devices

A guide to help students, faculty, and staff get acquainted with technology and other resources available at the West Campus Library to assist OSD students.


The Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD) provides a variety of technologies to help students succeed in their courses. A majority of these resources can be checked out for classroom use or personal use for a semester. Before checking out any of these items, an Equipment Loan Request form must be completed and submitted. Please note that these devices are limited and are distributed on a first-come first-served basis. 



Device Image Description Check-Out 

Onyx Desktop Magnification Camera

Picture of Onyx Desktop Magnification Camera

"A camera system designed

for viewing materials at a distance

as well as magnifying documents such

as reading materials

and classroom assignments."

For classroom use; semester loan

AT-216 Personal FM System

Picture of Personal FM System

"A personal FM system designed

to amplify desired sounds and

allow students to participate in

everyday listening situations

without strain."

For personal use; semester loan
Livescribe 3 Picture of Livescribe 3 pen

"Using Bluetooth Smart wireless

technology, easily pair notes

you've written or recorded to

your tablet or smartphone."

For personal use; semester loan 
Zoom-Twix Picture of Zoom-Twix

"An instant digital scanner,

built with OCR capability, and

a zoomable long distance camera

designed to capture what's on

a blackboard, whiteboard, on

your desk or in the room all

at any magnification,

all controlled from your

laptop's keyboard."

For classroom use; semester loan
Portable Magnifier Picture of Portable Magnifier

"A digital magnifier that

pairs crystal clear,

high-definition resolution

with a lightweight

portable design."

For personal use; semester loan
Laptops Picture of Laptop

"Used for remote

speech-to-text services,

such as C-Print, CART

or OneNote/Learning Tools

in the classroom and

for special events."

Caption-service use; semester loan



Device Image Description Check-Out
Sorenson ntouch VideoPhone (VP) Picture of VideoPhone

"Deaf individuals can make and receive Sorenson

Video Relay Service (SVRS) calls, as well as make

direct calls to other videophone users. Locations

vary, please contact the OSD for further information."

Not for check-out;

Contact ODS

for more information

SARA Scanning and

Reading Appliance

Picture of Scanning and Reading Appliance

"A stand-alone scanner which enables

the reading of a wide variety of

printed materials such as

textbooks, handouts, and so

much more."

For classroom use; semester loan
CCTV Picture of CCTV

"A stationary magnification

system designed to

enlarge documents

such as textbooks and

handouts. Locations

and models vary. Please

contact the OSD for

further information."

For classroom use; semester loan


Device Image Description Location(s)
Magnifier (Optelec ClearView) Picture of Magnifier

A magnifier

to help users

view images,

books, documents,

and more.

1st and 2nd

floor of

West Campus Library

(Building 6).

Adjustable Desks Picture of Adjustable Desk

Adjust the height of

the desk to


individual needs.

One in Group Study

area of 1st floor; Three 

in Computer Access

Lab; One on 2nd floor.


Some equipped with 

Braille or Keys-U-See

keyboards and/or 


Computers with Assistive

Technology Workstations

Picture of Computer with Assistive Technology Workstation

Stations that come 

equipped with 

unique keyboards


and other devices


to assist users.

Located in 6-118,

6-220, and 6-221. 

Please see map

for more detailed



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