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Technology at the Library

Technology at the Library

The library has the following offerings:

  • Adaptive technology workstation: Emerson College students, faculty, and staff with special adaptive technology needs have first priority for use of the Library's adaptive technology workstation for research purposes.
    • scanner
    • software that reads scanned or electronic text aloud (Kurzweil 3000 version 13.13)
    • speech-to-text software (Dragon NaturallySpeaking 12.5)
    • visual mapping software (Inspiration 9.1)
    • word prediction software (Co:Writer 7)
  • Computers - Emerson IT Labs lists the types of computers we have available, and they also offer a chart of what software is on them
  • Copier
  • Flatbed scanner
  • Microfilm scanner - This machine is staff use only at this time. Use request a scan if you need something from our microfilm collection
  • Printers - Print from our computers or from your own device

Individual computers and study rooms on the 4th and 5th floors are equipped with DVD/CD playback equipment and may be used to view the Library's media collection.

Use of the Library's computers is governed by the College's Electronic Resources Acceptable Use Policy.