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Special Technologies & Adaptive Resources [STAR]


Library Services to People with Disabilities

The Central Library offers access to its catalog, the Internet, word processing, all print resources and more through special technologies designed for use by people with disabilities.


Mark Allnatt shows some STAR lab technologies These include:

ZoomText computer screen magnifying software

JAWS computer screen reading software

DRAGON Naturally Speaking voice recognition software

Kurzweil scanners & personal reading machine

Braille embosser

Aladdin closed-circuit TV magnifier

Assortment of lighted magnifiers

American Printing House 4-track cassette player/recorders

Digital talking book machines

Talking Typer keyboard instruction software

Pocket-Talker assistive listening device


Demonstrations and training are available on all special technologies.
Call the STAR Office at 435-1876.


Last updated: May 22, 2015