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Disability Accommodations

Denton Campus Assistance

Denton Campus Borrowing & Retrieval Assistance

 
Student Employees

See one of our student employees, who are easily identifiable in maroon TWU Library vests. They can help you if you have questions or need assistance with printing, retrieving books from the stacks, or other tasks.

 

Information Desk

Visit the Information Desk on the first floor. We can identify where your book is located. We can assist with simple reference questions or retrieve a librarian who can offer more detailed assistance. 

Denton Campus Assistive Technologies


Handheld Magnifier

Library Handheld Magnifier

The library has handheld magnifiers available for checkout to patrons with vision impairment, allowing for more comfortable reading, studying, or other task performance.

This is a reserve item and may be checked out for up to eight hours. Please see the Information Desk to check out a magnifier.


Large Print USB Keyboards

Large-Print USB KeyboardThe library has Large-Print USB Keyboards available for checkout to visually impaired patrons. These keyboards have clear, high contrast, enlarged keys and serve to improve readability and to make typing easier.

If you need a keyboard, please see the Information Desk. This is a reserve item that can be checked out for up to eight hours. 


Noise-Reducing Headphones

 

Noise-Reducing Headset

Noise-reducing headsets are available for checkout to patrons who are sensitive to noise for use in areas other than our quiet and silent floors. These devices connect to your device via Bluetooth. 

Please see the Information Desk to check out a headset. This is a reserve item and may be checked out for up to four hours. 


Trackball Mouse

Trackball MousePatrons who experience issues with hand movement and control, the library offers a trackball mouse for checkout. This item assists with mobility issues such as arthritis and carpal tunnel syndrome.

This item is on reserve at the Information Desk and may be checked out for a period of up to eight hours. 


UbiDuo2

UbiDuo 2

The UbiDuo 2 SGD is a Dedicated Speech Generating Device specifically for generating speech from typed text. This lightweight and portable Speech Generating Device allows the person with a severe speech impairment the ability to communicate with anyone using typed text to speech. This device can be checked out as needed for a twenty-four-hour term.


 

Denton Campus Printing and Scanning


Locations & Instructions

We offer printing, scanning, and copying in various places throughout the library. For assistance with any of these tasks, please visit the Information Desk on the first floor.  

Denton Printing:
  • TWU students, faculty, and staff may print in black and white from TWU Libraries computers at no charge.
  • Printing is available on the first, second, and third floors of the TWU Library.
  • The Library now offers color printing. Please see a staff member at the Information Desk for assistance.
  • Mobile Printing is available in the library. Navigate to tinyurl.com/twuprint for instructions. Print jobs can be retrieved by going to the GoPrint kiosk near room 103.
Using GoPrint:
  1. From the "File" menu, select "Print Preview" to make sure your document will print out the way you want it (e.g., landscape or portrait, etc.)
  2. Make any adjustments, then click "Print".
  3. Print as many documents as you need. They will all be saved for you to print all at once (please note that the printer accepts no more than forty pages per print job).
  4. Go to one of the GoPrint Kiosks and find your Portal username on the screen. Make sure you choose the right user ID. Tap the name on the screen.
  5. A new screen appears, listing your print jobs. Tap the ones you want to Print. Check marks will appear next to them. (If you've decided not to print something, just leave it alone and it will eventually disappear.)
  6. Tap the bottom right of the screen where it says "Accept this print job."
  7. Your prints will come out at the printer noted on the print job. (Please note: if the file is large, such as a PDF or PowerPoint, it may take several minutes to print. If you've been waiting a long time, come to the Information Desk on the first floor for assistance.)
Denton Printer Locations:
  • On the first floor, the GoPrint machines are located next to the Security Guard Station and the RTR (Room 103)
  • On the second floor, the GoPrint machine is located to the right in front of Room 208.
  • On the third floor, the GoPrint machine is located near the rotunda.
  • Library laptops print to the second floor printer.
Denton Photocopying:
  • Coin-operated copy machines are available on the first floor of the Blagg-Huey Library in Denton. Copy machines require that a copy card be purchased for $1.00 at the machine on the first floor located next to the help desk. Please note that it costs a dollar to purchase the card; additional money must be added in order to purchase copies.
  • The cost of a copy is 10¢ for black and white and 50¢ for color.
  • If you have probems with your card, please go to the Information Desk for assistance. 
Denton Photocopier Locations:
  • A color copy machine is available on the first floor of the library. Inquire at the Information Desk.
  • A black and white copy machine is located near the snack area on the first floor.
Denton Scanning Locations:

Scanners are available on the first, second, and third floors of the library.

  • First Floor: Reference Area
  • Second Floor: Adjacent to the Administration Office
  • Third Floor: Computer workstation area

Denton Campus Parking & Transportation

 
Accessible Parking

Accessible parking is available behind the library, and patrons can enter using the buzzer at our back (dock) door.  Please let us know if you need help entering the building and a staff member will assist you. From this ground floor entrance, patrons can access the elevators located just inside the back door (down the hallway to your right). 

* Please note: the only automatic entrance to the building is located at the front of the library.

 
Public Transportation

For public transportation users, Route 5 DCTA buses stop in two places on Bell Avenue: just south of the intersection of Bell Ave. and Administration Dr. and just north of the intersection of Bell Ave. and Chapel Dr. 

For more information, visit the DCTA website:

Denton Campus Spaces

Denton Library Spaces

  • Visit our Silent Study Space on the Garden Level for a quiet space to study.
  • Check out our snack room at the back of the library on the first floor for vending machines, a microwave, and a Keurig.
  • Reserve a study room on the Garden Level or the third floor for a smaller, private place to study.
  • Graduate students may take advantage of our Graduate Study Space on the third floor.
  • Visit the Information Desk or find a staff member if you have questions.