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All Smith College Libraries locations will be closed Monday, July 4 for Independence Day.
About Smith Libraries
We welcome all library visitors to explore and inquire about our accessible services, assistive technologies, and learning resources. Our goal is to make your time at the Smith College Libraries the most productive and enjoyable experience as possible regardless of your abilities or preferences. Please feel free to contact us with any questions, concerns or accessibility requests that you may have.
The Office of Disability Services (ODS) serves as a central point of information and coordination to ensure equal access and full participation for students, faculty, staff and visitors with disabilities in all programs and activities at Smith College. Smith College’s Disability Services staff are available to meet with students in the Assistive Technology Lab, located in Neilson Library's 1st floor Learning Commons, to provide learning support. Hours: By appointment. Please contact the Office of Disability Services at email@example.com.
All library buildings and collections are wheelchair accessible. Other accommodations include:
Collections that users are unable to access are available by request. Items can be picked up at the Neilson Library ground floor Central Service Point once you receive the notification email.
The Assistive Technology Lab is managed by ITS and is located in the Neilson Library Learning Commons in Neilson 108H. It is open for student use during regular library hours. The lab contains both Mac and Windows machines and has specialized software such as Dragon, Kurzweil, and Big Keys.
Smith College is committed to providing equal opportunity to persons with disabilities, including equal access to participate in and benefit from college programs, services and activities provided through electronic and information technology (EIT). Learn more about technology accessibility at Smith.
The Learning Commons provides a number of student support services, including writing assistance, research support, tutoring, the Assistive Technology Lab and more.
Quiet Study & Private Spaces
All library buildings offer individual and quiet spaces; the Neilson Library also offers a Reflection Room for silent prayer and meditation. See Study Spaces.
All library buildings offer a range of soft seating, hard chairs, seats without rolling casters, seats for all body types, and seats without armrests.
Borrow headphones and chargers at the Neilson Library Central Service Point.
For information about disability services in the Libraries, please contact Dominique Tremblay, Access Services Librarian at firstname.lastname@example.org, 413-585-4163.