The Assistive Technology Room is located in Perkins room 127, on the first floor of Perkins Bostock Library. This room is for the use of Duke students, faculty and staff needing access to accessibility software or for accessibility purposes. To request access to the room, please fill out the request form. Once access is granted, we will place a note in your library account informing library staff to allow you check out a key to the Assistive Technology Room. Your library record is kept strictly private and the note may be removed by request, by emailing Ciara Healy at ciara.healy at duke.edu.
The Assistive Technology room is accessible via registration to those who need it primarily because of the hardware and software available in the room. Perkins 127 is the one place on campus where the assistive software is available and we would like to keep it ready and in good working order for those who need it, when they need it
Dragon Naturally Speaking (Speech to Text software)
Kurzweil 1000 scanner (PDF scan to Text to Speech software)
JAWS 8.0 (Screen Reader)
To use the Assistive Technology Room, please fill out the request form.
Once you have requested access via the form, you will receive an email notifying you of the status of your request. If access is granted, you may check out the key to Perkins 127 from the Perkins Library Circulation Desk on the first floor of Perkins Bostock Library.
For further questions, please contact Ciara Healy at ciara.healy at duke.edu.
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