The University of the West Indies (UWI), at Cave Hill, Barbados

The University of the West Indies

at Cave Hill, Barbados

SIDNEY MARTIN LIBRARY
The Sidney Martin Library has acquired the following systems to support the visually challenged:
  • FOCUS 40 Blue Braille display
  • Gem Topaz XL Video Magnifier
  • Pearl portable reading camera
  • Ruby handheld video magnifier
  • Two Dell dimension computers with 24" monitors, Califone headsets and amplifiers.  One unit has a large print keyboard.  Both units are loaded with current Jaws software. 
  • Screen magnification software
Please contact the main user services desk: 417-4440 or 417-4454. Mr. Ryan Carrington will be happy to provide you with further information regarding these systems.  Please note the following special conditions for use:
  • The Ruby and Pearl technologies have to be signed out for at the circulation desk
  • The consumption of food and/or drink in this space is strictly prohibited.
  • The equipment is available for use in accordance with the SML’s 24 Hour Reading Room opening hours.


Sidney Martin Library      
Phone: (246) 417-4440      Fax: (246) 417-4460     Email: smlibrary@cavehill.uwi.edu