Facilities for Disabled Users
Date : 13 February 2019
Reported by : Juhari Daud
Category : News
The IIUM Library is committed to providing equal access to our services and facilities for all users. We are working to make library accessible for all. Kindly email to firstname.lastname@example.org for any suggestions and ideas.
Facilities for Users with Special Disabilities
Access to and within the Library
|Two external ramps access to entrance and handrail on steps.|
|Automatic opening IN and OUT door entrance and a swing gate to bypass Pedestratian Gate.|
|Lift with voice indicator providing access to all floors.|
Room for User with Special Disabilities
The Library has provided a room for Users with Special Disabilities at entrance level, Level 2. The room is open for users with special disabilities daily (Refer to Library's Opening Hours). It is located near other library facilities such as Circulation Counter, Readers Advisory Desk, Photocopying & Printing Service, Full Text PCs and others for easy access by users with special disabilities. The room is equipped with :
|Two units of Personal Computers with large LCD flat screen. One unit for accessing Library Catalogue (OPAC) and one for internet access. All PCs has basic Microsoft accessibility options, including an on-screen keyboard and a magnifier.|
|Special Reading Tables - Three units of special reading tables with different heights are provided for reading and discussion purposes in the room.|
|TV and Video Player - A set of TV and Video Player is provided for watching video in the room.|
|Braille Collection such as Tafsir Al-Quran and dictionary are also available in the Room.|
Low Circulation & Multimedia Counters Circulation and Multimedia Counters at Level 2 and 3 are of suitable height to acommodate various users.
Carrel Room for Special Users Two units of single Carrel Room are available for users with special disabilities on Level 2. Kindly approach staff at the Circulation Counter to get access to the room.
Toilets There are separate male and female toilets for users with special disabilities at every level. Nearest accessible toilets is on Level 2 (Entrance Level).
Who Can Help You?
|Request assistance from staff at the Readers Advisory Desk or Circulation Counter.|
|Subject help, information skills, database searching, reference service - Kindly ask your Subject Liaison|
|Circulation and loans services - Contact Circulation & Loans Officer (+603-61964822) or email to csd_lib.iium.edu.my.|