Services for Students with Disabilities
Building, Facility, and Program Access Details
Leland R. Deeds, Library Services Coordinator for Disabilities, 924-6112
The library staff is very willing to assist all students with disabilities in accessing library resources. They are available to provide assistance in any kind of research, including gathering materials, doing searches, and reading materials.
If you need assistance and are unsure how to get it, call Leland R. Deeds at the number listed above. Generally he recommends the following guidelines:
Special Library Equipment
All equipment listed is located in Clemons Library, though please see the University's complete listing for more information on any specific piece of software.
Members of the University Library staff are committed to ensuring that anyone with a disability can fully benefit from Library resources and services. The staff at all library service desks will respond with assistance in using the catalog and paging of materials. If you have any questions or concerns about physical access, special equipment or services, contact Leland R. Deeds, Coordinator of Library Services for People with Disabilities, 924-6112, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Warner Granade, 924-3017
This library is wheelchair accessible. Parking is located on McCormick Road beside the library or in the parking garage. There is a ramp located to the left of the steps to the front entrance of the library.
The Astronomy Library is currently available via key access only. Please contact the Brown Science and Engineering Library Circulation Desk at 924-7209 to have materials retrieved from the Astronomy Library.
Sandi Dulaney, 982-5260
Psychology Department Office Room 102, 982-4763.
This library is located on the second floor of Gilmer Hall. It is accessible by a key operated elevator. The Psychology department will loan keys to people with disabilities. A five dollar key deposit is required and will be returned when you return the key.
Chris Wiedman, 924-3159
Frederick Richardson, Chemistry Department Chairman, 924-7018
The library is closed for renovation through early fall 2007. Most of the library's materials are currently in storage, but can be delivered to users by finding the item in Virgo, the Library catalog, and clicking on the "Request Item" button. If you have questions regarding access Chemistry materials, please call the number listed above.
Jeremy Wilk, 924-4060
This facility is fully accessible. Much of the University's equipment for persons with visual impairments is housed here. Parking is available on McCormick Road or in the parking garage.
Materials are located in Clemons and Alderman libraries.
Darden (Graduate Business)
Karen King, Librarian, 924-7321
This facility is wheelchair accessible. Parking is located in the lot between the Darden School and Sponsors Hall. Some parking is also available in the circle in front of Darden.
Betsy Anthony, 924-7040
This library is located in Ruffner Hall and is accessible. Parking is available near Ruffner Hall in the lot located off Bonnycastle Circle.
Fiske Kimball Fine Arts
Lucy Stelounopolous 924-6602
This library is located in Campbell Hall. The main floor is wheelchair accessible; however, the stacks are not. A staff member will be happy to retrieve materials that are housed in the stacks. Parking is located in the lot behind the University of Virginia Art Museum.
Daniel T. Wilson, 924.0193
This library is connected with the Health Sciences overpass network and is located between McKim and Jordan Halls. Please see their Web site for a full list of their services.
Taylor Fitchett, Librarian, 924-3384
The Law Library provides services to all patrons, regardless of physical disability. The main entrance to the Law School offers handicapped parking and automatic doors for wheelchair accessibility. The rear entrance offers a ramp and automatic doors that lead to an elevator to the first floor. The library entrance is not handicap accessible, but the staff is willing to assist, if necessary. Likewise, if a patron needs help with retrieving or photocopying materials, the Circulation and Reference staff are happy to assist. In case of a fire or other emergency, the second floor of the library is equipped with two "Areas of Rescue Assistance" for patrons with physical disabilities. For questions or comments, please call or email Cathy Palombi, Access Services Librarian (434-924-3519; email@example.com).
Cheryl Summers 924-7806
This library is wheelchair accessible from the east entrance of the Kerchof building. If the library is not open, please contact the Circulation Desk at the Brown Science and Engineering Library, (924-7209), and a library staff member will gather the materials needed.
Mary Prendergast, 924-7041
The main level of the library is accessible via the Old Cabell Hall elevator. See the Concerts and Events Section for the description of how to access the Old Cabell Hall elevator. Once in the library, ask the library staff for assistance because a key is needed to access the stacks on the lower level of the library. The library staff will be happy to provide this assistance and can gather any materials that are in inaccessible locations.
Vicki Ingram, 924-6589
This library is accessible for those who can operate a freight elevator. The library is on the 3rd floor. You should call ahead to make sure the elevator is available and to request assistance if needed.
Melissa Loggans 924-7209
This library is located in Clark Hall and is accessible. A key can be borrowed from the circulation desk to access the lower floors of the library.
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