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Technology at the Library

To follow reduced occupancy and appropriate spacing guidelines during the pandemic, we offer fewer machines than usual, and use of technology in the library is by appointment only

  • 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.