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Adaptive Technology Center (ATC): Features of the ATC

This guide details the Adaptive Technology Center (ATC) at the Anderson Library.

Furnishings

The ATC contains two ergonomic desks which can be adjusted with a pneumatic lever on the side of the desk. The desks can easily accommodate patrons using wheelchairs or similar mobility aids. Each desk has an ergonomic task chair which can be adjusted by a red button on the side of the chair.

Printing

¨ IU Students & Faculty use IU Print

¨ For non-IU students, to print, please see the Circulation department for information on obtaining a print card.

 

Hardware

  • Two Lenovo® computers equipped with twenty-two inch monitors.
  • For patrons facing issues with dexterity, trackball mice are available when the use of a traditional computer mouse proves difficult.
  • A scanner will be available for use with the ATC computers.
  • A Merlin® CCTV.

 

Software

  • JAWS® (Version 15) for Windows®: A screen reading software for the visually impaired.
  • Kurzweil™ 3000 (Version 13): A program that can scan any text, including hand-printed text, and read it aloud. Kurzweil is particularly beneficial for students who need auditory reinforcement, such as those with ADHD or certain learning disorders such as dyslexia or low vision.Kurzweil 3000 can be found on all student computers within the Anderson Library.
  • Windows Ease of Access®: Magnifier; Narrator; and On Screen Keyboard.