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Sidney Martin Library


Assistive Technologies

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.