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Accessibility: Assistive Technology

This guide highlights Simpson Library's accessibility resources.


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Paul Boger




Simpson Library
1801 College Ave.
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Assistive Technology

A desktop computer equipped with a variety of assistive technology software is located at Simpson Library, on the 1st floor, close to the Circulation Desk. This computer is available to all students requiring accommodations to access library materials and services. In order to maintain availability for students who require its software, this computer is restricted to users that need them.

Accessibility Software

  • JAWS
  • ZoomText
  • Read&Write by Texthelp (available on multiple computers)

OCR Scanning

  • 4 OCR capable scanners are available in the 1st floor of the Simpson Library.
    • 1 Zeta Overhead Book Scanner
    • 2 Flatbed Scannx Scanners
    • 1 Microfilm Scanner

Document Magnification:

  • A SmartView Document Magnifier is also available on the 1st floor of Simpson Library.