Help Topic Detail
Students with disabilities have priority use of workstations marked for accessible features in public computer labs.
Accessible workstations are located in:
- Library Room 323
- Kearney K050 24-7 Lab (accessible via card swipe)
Both stations have scanners and Kurzweil software installed. Additionally, L323 has Dragon Naturally Speaking software installed. Software descriptions are below:
- Dragon Naturally Speaking is a voice recognition software product. Use your voice to create and edit documents, launch applications, open files, control your mouse, and more.
- Kurzweil 3000 is a scanning, reading, writing, and learning solution for students with learning disabilities or reading difficulties.
- Read:OutLoud 6 is an easy to use software application that reads eBooks, .pdf, .txt, and .rft files and the Internet aloud. It also includes several comprehension tools like highlighters, notes, reading outlines, and smart bookmarks. Read:OutLoud is installed on all academic computers on the Fisher campus.
Additional Resources & Documentation
- Gmail Tips [pdf] - Take control of your Inbox
- Inspiration 9 Software Guide [pdf]
- Livescribe Smartpen [pdf]
- Getting started with Kurzweil [pdf]
- Nook Study Guide [pdf]
- Study Tips and Tricks [pdf]
- Text-to-Speech Software Review [pdf]
- Read:OutLoud - Quick Card [pdf] and Read:OutLoud 6 Tutorial [pdf] - learn in 30 minutes!