Disability Services

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Library staff will assist patrons in retrieving materials, arranging special loans, making photocopies and more. Ask for assistance at the main service desks in Neilson and the branch libraries or contact the library in advance.

Facilities & Equipment

All library buildings and collections are wheel chair accessible. Other accomodations include:

Adaptive Technology Lab (Neilson Library, Room B/51)

The Adaptive Technology Lab is a joint effort of the Libraries, Smith Disability Services, and Information Technology Services, offering reading tools, screen magnification, voice recognition software, and screen reading software. For authorization to use the lab, please contact Disability Services at (413) 585-2071 (voice or TDD/TTY) or via email at ods@smith.edu. Once you have been authorized to use the lab, you may borrow the key at the Neilson Library Circulation Desk.

Contact Information

For information about disability services in the Libraries, please contact:

Library Location Name Phone
Neilson Library Anne Houston (413) 585-2911
Hillyer Art Library Barbara Polowy (413) 585-2941
Josten Performing Arts Library Janet Spongberg (413) 585-2932
Josten Performing Arts Library Marlene Wong (413) 585-2931
Neilson Library, Young Science Staff Rocco Piccinino (413) 585-2951