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Users with disabilities

For the wheelchair users

Library entrance and parking places

Wheelchair users enter the Library through the Campus gate in Noakowskiego Street. Parking places for the disabled are located on the right, about 50 meters from the entry.

Lifts

The Main Library is located in the central part of the WUT Main Building. It is possible to enter the Library through Gate 1: take the glass lift to the first floor, and then take three consecutive turns right to the lift located in the central part of the building – this lift reaches all levels of the Library.

Toilets

The toilet for physically disabled people is located on the ground floor of the WUT Main Building.

For blind or visually impaired users, and users with hand dexterity

A computer for people with visual impairment and physical disability is located at the Open Stacks (floor 2, room 242b). Available equipment includes:

  • computer with Window-Eyes PL
  • computer with Window-Eye screen reader
  • keyboard with a screen magnifier (ZoomText program)
  • Microsoft Visio-2D-object drawing application
  • superVario2 40-Brailleline
  • BIGtrack mousecursor
  • scanner

Specially prepared black-and-white Open Stacks maps in large easy-to-read A3 size are available at the library staff stations on each level of the Open Stacks.

The ML Open Stacks opening hours are: Mon.-Fri. 9am to 7pm, Sat. 9am to 4pm.

Digital copy request

The WUT Main Library offers free-of-charge ordering service for digital copies from printed library materials for users with disabilities. The requests need to be sent to the Section for Persons with Disabilities.

Contact

For more information about facilities for users with disabilities you can contact us by e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone: 22 234 55 98. You can also receive the necessary information on site on each level of the Open Stacks.
The librarians support users with disabilities in providing the appropriate materials from other floors of the library.

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