Access and Equipment for People with Disabilities
Equipment for the use of people with disabilities is available
in the Library. Closed circuit magnification devices are available in the Main
Room, the Science Reading
Room, the Newspaper
and Current Periodical Reading Room, the Manuscript
Reading Room, and the Employment
Office. This equipment allows magnification of materials
from the collections for people with visual impairments. A
equipment for people with disabilities is available to provide
auditory and large print access to records in the Library's
Online Catalog. "Window-Eyes"
software (a speech synthesizer for auditory access) is available
in the Newspaper and Current
Periodical Reading Room. Additional assistive technology is available to researchers by reservation; contact (202) 707-6362 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Entrance ramps are located at the west (First Street) and southeast
(Second Street) entrances to the Thomas
Jefferson Building (ground level); the north (Independence
Avenue) and south (C Street) entrances to the James
Madison Building (first floor and ground
level); and at
the west (Second Street) entrance to the John
Adams Building (ground floor).