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Assistive Technology Room

Access, location and hours

The Assistive Technology Room, Room 153, is primarily for vision-impaired VCU students, faculty and staff. The room is wheelchair accessible. Inquire at the Cabell Library service desk for access.


  • SARA (Scanning and Reading Appliance) with monitor and headphones that scans and reads printed materials; also reads Daisy audio books and audio CDs
  • Flatbed scanner and computer with JAWS and Open Book software to scan and digitize printed text; reads text aloud with a synthesized voice or will save to a computer file.

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VCU Libraries offers more accessibility services for users with disabilities. When in doubt, Ask Us.