The Geisel Library strives to make all of our resources and services accessible to all users. For information on campus-wide accessibility resources and services see the Disability Services webpage.
Accessible Electronic Resources
- Gale Virtual Reference Library: text-to-speech capabilities without additional software
- CREDO Reference and Oxford Reference Online: documents are available in HTML which work well with screen reader software
- Ebrary: Download the ebrary Reader from the ebrary database to activate text-to-speech capabilities. You can also activate the database's "accessibility mode" (designed for use with screen readers) by clicking on My Settings and ticking the checkbox for "Display pages in accessibility mode".
Electronic Journal Article Databases
Geisel Library subscribes to a number of journal article databases. The following databases have text-to-speech technology available for HTML full text documents without the use of additional software.
- Academic Search Premier
- Business Source Premier
- CINAHL (Nursing)
- Communication & Mass Media Complete
- Education Research Complete
- Literature Resource Center
- MasterFILE Premier
- Teacher Reference Center
Full text articles are available through other databases in either HTML or PDF format. HTML and PDF full text documents will work with screen reader software. For help in setting up your Adobe Reader to work with your Screen Reader software see Adobe's Screen Reader User's Guide.
Book and Journal Retrieval
- Contact the Circulation Desk to have books and print journals retrieved from library stacks
- Contact the Periodicals Information Desk to have print journals retrieved from library stacks
- In person, phone, email, chat, and text reference services are available
- One-on-One research consultations are available by appointment
- Tutorials: video tutorials are equipped with closed captioning and audio voiceover
- Scanners (two on the Main Level and one on the Lower Level)
- Headphones are available for check out
- Restrooms on the lower level
- Low-level drinking fountains on the main, lower, and upper levels
- Strobe and auditory fire alarms
- Handicapped parking is located behind Joseph Hall (see campus map)