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Sidney Martin Library


Kerry Ann Ifill Unit

The Kerry Ann Ifill Unit was established to address the needs of students with disabilities. The Unit is located in the 24 HR Study Room. Students are encouraged to contact the User Services Desk before arriving to ensure that the Unit is available for use. The Unit can accommodate up to 4 persons and includes a table for group discussions. The Unit can be booked for use during examinations and for special sessions. Food and drink are not allowed.
Some of the special equipment acquired to support students include the following:
  • 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 User Services Desk desk: 417-4440 or 417-4456. Mrs. Ann Marie White 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 equipment is available for use in accordance with the SML’s 24 Hour Reading Room opening hours.