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 Unity Reader from the ebrary database to activate text-to-speech capabilities. To change from the ebrary Reader to the Unity Reader, change your settings by clicking on My Settings and checking the radio button before the Unity Reader option.
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
- ERIC (Education)
- Health Source
- Literature Resource Center
- MasterFILE Premier
- Military and Government Collection
- Newspaper Source
- Regional Business News
- 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
- Scanner (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)