Patrons with Disabilities

Services for Users with Disabilities

LSU Libraries is committed to providing services to users with disabilities.  Staff members are available to assist users with their informational needs. Facilities for users with disabilities are on the first floor of Middleton Library and are provided by both the LSU Libraries and Information Technology Services.

Middleton Library Computer Lab

The main floor lab has the following features:

  • Computer with 20” monitor equipped with the following adaptive software:
    • Duxbury (DBT): Braille software
    • FS Reader
    • JAWS for Windows: Screen reading
    • MAGic
    • MAGic EyeMerge
  • CCTV enlarger: Document magnification
  • Large print keyboard
  • Trackball mouse
  • Wheelchair accessible

For questions regarding adaptive technology in the ITS computer lab in Middleton Library, contact Disability Services at (225)578-5919 or disability@lsu.edu.

Government Documents Resources

Government resources, including braille resources, are available.  For the most current information or to work with a librarian, contact (225)578-8875.

Web Resources

Information and Technical Assistance on the American with Disabilities Act
http://www.ada.gov/ 

Disability.gov
https://www.disability.gov/

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS)
http://www.loc.gov/nls/index.html