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LLR Library Services: Assistive Technology Rooms

Assistive Technology Rooms

Eligibility and Locations

We have 4 Assistive Technology Rooms in the Southwark Campus Library located in the LSBU Hub.  

There is also 1 Assistive Technology Room located at Croydon Campus Library.

Students registered with Disability and Dyslexia Support Team who have been given access as part of their adjustments, are eligible to book these rooms. Check your eligibility in MyAccount under the My Support tab. 

Please note: you can book a room up to a maximum of two hours each day of the week. Bookings can be made up to 7 days in advance. All bookings are subject to library approval.


Software and Facilities

All Assistive Technology Rooms at Southwark Campus Library have the following facilities:

-  Windows PC - Office 2016

- Height adjustable tables  

ClaroRead Plus Literacy Support software   

-  Adjustable lighting

Dragon Speech to Text software    

Webcams & microphones

- Document holder

Scanners can be accessed from all printers

In addition to this:

ATR C SuperNova Magnification and Screen Reading software

Ergonomic Chair

Assistive mouse and keyboard

ATR D – Jaws Magnification and Screen Reading Software

Ergonomic Chair

Assistive mouse and keyboard

*Please note:  Headphones with integrated microphones are provided in all Assistive Technology Rooms or you can bring your own if you prefer.

Headsets with microphones, are also available to buy from the help desk. Opening Hours.

Your ID card should give you access to the rooms. If there is a problem with your card please visit the Security Office in the Borough Road building during office hours.


Accessibility Software Appointments

We now provide training to help you get to know Microsoft Office Accessibility tools and become familiar with using ClaroRead, Dragon speech recognition and MindView mind mapping software..

These sessions will last one hour.

Register Interest

We will respond in 3 working days to arrange a suitable time for a training session.