Information for Users with Disabilities

The University of Texas Libraries is committed to providing access to our collections and services in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Our goal is to provide, whenever possible, arrangements that enable library users with disabilities to work independently.

Library Resources & Services

Assistive Technology Equipment and Accessible Workstations

Assistive technology equipment is available in the Perry-Castañeda Library (PCL) in the Assistive Technology Room and a workstation in the main PCL computer lab.

A list of wheelchair accessible workstations across UT Libraries locations is available below.

Access to Digitized Materials

Eligible students, staff and faculty with print disabilities may access digital versions of titles through the HathiTrust Digital Library. Access includes all books held in HathiTrust collection.

Access to Print Materials

Users can request materials to be pulled from the stacks by using the Pick It Up function available in the UT Libraries Catalog. Additionally, users may request scans of articles and book chapters through our Get a Scan service available through Interlibrary Services.

Research Assistance

Research assistance is available in person, on the telephone and via e-mail to all library users. It is also available via chat to UT-Austin students, faculty and staff.

Users who require extend research assistance using assistive technology equipment are encouraged to make an appointment with the Coordinator Services for Users with Disabilities.

Classes & Workshops

Users with disabilities who need accommodations during library instruction sessions, including course integrated sessions and drop-in workshops, should contact the instructor or the Coordinator for Services for Users with Disabilities in advance to make arrangements.

Captioning & Transcription

Learn how to access high quality, professional text versions of your audio/visual content through the Captioning & Transcription Service.

Wheelchair Accessible Computer Workstation Areas

Find a list of computer workstations that are wheelchair accessible.

Workstation Area Location Description

Computer Workstations at the Architecture and Planning Library

Architecture and Planning Library computer workstations
Architecture and Planning Library

Computer workstations at the Architecture and Planning Library. Wheelchair accessible workstations are available in this location.

Computer Workstations at the Benson

Computer Workstations Benson
Benson Latin American Collection , Floor 1

Computer workstations at the Benson Latin American Collection. Wheelchair accessible workstations are available in this location.

Computer Workstations at the Physics Math Astronomy Library

PMA computer workstations
Physics Mathematics Astronomy Library

Computer workstations at the Physics Mathematics Astronomy Library. Wheelchair accessible workstations are available in this location.

Mac Workstation Area at the Fine Arts Library

Fine Arts Library Mac Workstations
Fine Arts Library , Floor 3

Mac workstations at the Fine Arts Library. Wheelchair accessible workstations are available in this location.

PCL Assistive Technology Room

Assistive Technology Suite
Perry Castañeda Library , Floor 4

Assistive technology is available in a room on the 4th floor. A key to PCL 4.104 can be requested at the Research Help and Checkout desk on the 2nd floor during regular hours. An assistive...

PCL Assistive Technology Workstation

Assistive Technology Workstation
Perry Castañeda Library , Floor 2

A workstation with assistive technology equipment is available for use in the main computer lab area on the 2nd floor. This area features a wheelchair accessible workstation.


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