The Library Information Resource Centre is committed to making our services and facilities accessible to all our users.
IT Tralee Library Information Resource Centre is committed to providing equal and equitable access to high-quality services and facilities for all users. The library offers a range of services and assistive technologies for users with disabilities or learning differences.
As we may need to spend quite a bit of time helping you, we do ask that wherever possible you give us 24 hours notice.
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There is an audio induction loop (AFILS) at the Information Desk. You will need to turn your hearing aid to the T position to use it.
In the event of a fire or other emergency requiring evacuation:
- The fire alarm will sound throughout the library
- Library staff will sweep all floors and rooms in the library buildings
- Do not try to use the lift
- Leave from nearest fire exit
- If you cannot use the stairs you should make your way to the nearest Safe Refuge Area. There are telephones in these areas so that you can alert security that you are waiting there.
If you have any concerns about what to do in an emergency we recommend that you contact xx the to discuss preparing a Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan (PEEP).
For more information please see IT Tralee’s Emergency Evacuation Guidance for Persons with Disablities.
For more information, including a list of specialists equipment and software available see our Assistive Technology support page.
The Library buildings are wireless-enabled, and you are welcome to bring in your own laptop with your software. There are laptop charging points on all floors of the North Campus library and in the South Campus Reading room.
There is an adjustable height study table on the top floor of the Library Information Resource Centre.
Evoluent Mouse III
Designed to prevent twisting of your forearm, the Evoluent Mouse III supports your hand in a relaxed handshake position. Available in right-handed and left-handed versions.
Roller II Trackball
The Roller II Trackball is easy to operate with your finger-tips. It features three buttons, which are guarded with a removable finger guard which helps locate the correct switch, support the hand and avoid pressing wrong keys. A useful latching “drag-switch” is also fitted.
Traxsys Roller Joystick Plus
The Traxsys Roller Plus joystick is one of the most adaptable mouse substitutes on the market. It has six buttons that support left land right click, double click, drag lock, horizontal and vertical lock and cursor speed control. A flashing light indicates the drag button has been activated.
Items are limited to use in the Library Information Resource Centre.