Library Access Services
Services for students with disabilities at Chemeketa are coordinated through the Student Accessibility Services office.
The Library (Building 9, Salem campus) offers carrels and workstations adjusted to a height which accommodates most wheelchairs. Some "extra-high" stations are available. The Library Instruction Room has adjustable keyboard trays.
For information on accessibility of the library's search tools and electronic resources, please see Accessibility of Library Electronic Resources.
Frequently Asked Questions about Adaptive Use Equipment
What computer accomodations are available for adaptive use?
Computer resources for library users with visual or motor impairments include
- Computers with Dragon Naturally Speaking for voice input,
- Computers with Jaws For Windows for voice output
- Trackballs (available at the Circulation Desk)
These computers, in Salem Campus library rooms 224 and 225, are reserved through the circulation desk (503.399.5043). Use of these machines requires an accommodation letter, stating a need for assistive technology, from the Chemeketa Student Accessibility Services office. For more information please contact Student Accessibility Services.
Do you have enlarging equipment for the visually impaired?
A machine for enlarging the text of printed material for reading is available in the library on the Salem campus. (No accommodation letter is required.)
Is there a video phone?
A video phone is available for use in Library room 224 on the Salem Campus. Please see the Circulation desk for reserving this equipment. (No accommodation letter is required.)