People with disability

The Library will ensure that all staff and students with a disability are able to access the libraries, their resources and services.

Register for services

Students with a disability seeking Library assistance should first register with Monash Disability Support Services.

Adaptive Technology Rooms

A range of Adaptive Technology Rooms (ATRs) are provided for students registered with Monash Disability Support Services.

Rooms can be booked for up to three hours per day per user.

Facilities

These rooms offer study and resting facilities including desks, chairs, computers and standard Monash software (web browsers, EndNote).

Computers in these rooms may also have the following assistive software:

  • NVDA for screen reading
  • Microsoft Office/365 with Immersive reader plugin
  • Nitro Pro for PDFs
  • Inspiration for graphical idea representation and essay restructuring
  • EndNote

When making a booking, please review what required software is available in your preferred location.

We're working on making all software listed above available at every location.

Locations

Rooms are available at the following libraries:

  • Caulfield
  • Hargrave-Andrew
  • Law
  • Matheson
  • Peninsula

Assistive equipment

The following equipment is available at particular branches:

  • Everest Braille embosser and Duxbury Braille translation software at the Matheson Library.
  • Book magnifiers (CCTVs) at Caulfield and Matheson libraries.
  • Lightweight book trolleys at Caulfield, Matheson, and Peninsula libraries.

Google accessibility features and products

Monash uses Google Suite which offers a large range of accessibility features to ensure content is available to a diverse group of users.
eSolutions provide an overview of some key accessibility tools for you to use.

Get help

In-person help with accessing the assistive technology and equipment is available during library opening hours.

For online assistance, contact Library Disability Contact Officers: lib-disability-support-l@monash.edu