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Accessibility Services

The administration and staff of the Valley Library endeavor to make the Library’s facilities and collection accessible to all members of the OSU community. Persons with special requests not covered below may contact the reference desk at 737–7295, 737–4594 (TDD), or valley.reference@oregonstate.edu.

OSU students who need research assistance over an extended period of time may contact Disability Access Services (737–4098, TDD 737–3666) in the Kerr Administration Building (AdS A200).

Accessible Formats

OSU's Disability Access Services (DAS) will assist patrons who need accessible formats of library publications for course assignments. For additional information or assistance, please contact the DAS.

Photocopy Requests

Library photocopiers are self-service and use a debit card or cash to make copies. Black and white copies are 7¢ a copy. All machines have enlarging capability. One machine on the 2nd floor is wheelchair-accessible.

The Circulation Desk can provide photocopying assistance during regular business hours. See the Self-Service Copiers page for more information about the drop off service.

Contact Disability Access Services for extended assistance.

Research Assistance

Research assistance is available at the Reference Desk or by appointment with a subject librarian.

Retrieval of Library Materials

For assistance retrieving materials from the library stacks, complete the Retrieval of Library Materials request form online or turn in the printable version to the Library Circulation Desk. Your request will be filled within 24 hours and held for you at Circulation. If staff are available, your request will be filled immediately.

Tours and Information

Individualized building tours may be arranged by calling (541) 737–4616. For additional library assistance, please call the Reference Desk at 737–7295.

Adaptive Technology

The Learning Commons computers on the main (2nd) floor are equipped with audio web browsers and screen reading and magnification software. Wheelchair-accessible terminals are located on every floor of the library.

For help or training with any of the adaptive technology, please contact Information Technology Access @ DAS at (541) 737–3671.

CCTV Enlargers: CCTV Enlargers are located on the 1st, 3rd, 5th and 6th floors in the computer/photocopier alcoves.

Closed Captioned Videos: A VCR and monitor for viewing closed-captioned videos is available for use. Ask at the Circulation desk.

Disability Access Services: For additional information about OSU services for students with disabilities, visit OSU's Disability Access Services or call 737–4098, TDD 737–3666.

Telephones: Public and campus phones on the 2nd floor are wheelchair-accessible. A public (pay) TDD is located in the 2nd floor vestibule. The Library’s TDD number is 737–4594.