Chalmer Davee Library

Accessible Services

The Chalmer Davee Library, and its various units, will ensure that library users will receive reasonable accommodations in their use of the library.


  • Individualized library orientation and instruction.
  • Assistance with the use of the online catalog, with electronic resources, and with other information needs.
  • Retrieval of books and materials. Modifying lending rules on an individual basis.
  • Acceptance of phone and email requests to check the online catalog to find out if an item is available.
  • Setting up personal equipment for a study area.
  • Assisting with photocopying a limited number of pages from library materials at standard patron costs.
  • Assisting with submitting interlibrary loan requests.
  • Granting of proxy privileges, which authorize a specified person to borrow library materials for a library user.
  • Granting special permission to check out non-circulating materials when necessary.
  • Renewing materials by phone or email.
  • Working cooperatively with the Ability Services office to provide textbooks for taping and for sign language interpreters, and in obtaining large print reproductions. These arrangements shall conform to Textbook Services policies.
  • Requests for reference assistance may be made by email, phone, on site, or by submitting the Ask A Librarian Form.

The library currently provides the following accessible facilities and equipment:

  1. Accessible entrances and restrooms
  2. Accessible check-out counters
  3. Elevator access to all levels
  4. Ramp access to all library entrances
  5. Braille numbering and lettering designating restrooms, elevators, and room numbers
  6. Parking for individuals with disabilities near the library
  7. Text enlarger
  8. Accessible study tables and work stations on all levels
  9. Study rooms with equipment for listening to recorded materials

More Information

Library staff may refer students to the Ability Services office where additional services are available. Please contact Christy Boyer, Access Services Manager, for more information on accessible services in the library.

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