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Services for users with disabilities

Library is committed to providing equal access to their services and facilities for all users. Great attention is paid to the needs of visitors with disabilities. The library staff help you find and borrow the necessary items, give advice on various electronic information resources and their processing, help in using special equipment, copying, printing, scanning, etc.

The library has 10 working places for disabled people in all departments. V. Biržiška and L. Donskis libraries have individual workspaces. Participation in the project “Ensuring accessibility for students with special needs” by the State Studies Foundation, enabled to equip all workplaces with special furniture, computers, software and other equipment.

FURNITURE
Height-adjustable desks for self-service item loan / return 3

Vaclovas Biržiška Library

Vincas Čepinskis Library

Mykolas Romeris Library

Height-adjustable desks 9

Vaclovas Biržiška Library

Vincas Čepinskis Library

Mykolas Romeris Library

Agriculture Academy Library

Tables on wheels 5

Leonidas Donskis Library

Mykolas Romeris Library

Tables without wheels 5

Leonidas Donskis Library

Mykolas Romeris Library

Ergonomic chairs 10

Vaclovas Biržiška Library

Leonidas Donskis Library

Vincas Čepinskis Library

Mykolas Romeris Library

Agriculture Academy Library

 

EQUIPMENT
Image magnifier TOPAZ Allows to magnify text, adjust its brightness, contrast, letter and background color modes All departments
Braille printer „Embosser Everest-DV4“

Regular text documents are printed in convex Braille writing

 

Vaclovas Biržiška Library

Education Academy Library in Vilnius

Tactile printer “Zyfuse” Produces tactile diagrams (charts, schedules, etc.)

Leonidas Donskis Library

 

Portable Braille writing device „ESYS 40“ Electronic device for reading and writing in Braille

Vaclovas Biržiška Library

Mykolas Romeris Library

Keyboards Bright color keyboards for visually impaired All departments
Alternative computer mice For users with motor disorders

Vaclovas Biržiška Library

Mykolas Romeris Library Vincas Čepinskis Library

 

SOFTWARE
JAWS 14 for Windows Analyses information on the screen and transmits it to speech synthesizer, which converts text into sound All departments
Win Talker Voice 1.6 Transforms information on computer screen to user in voice in Lithuanian All departments
Easy Converter Converts regular text documents to alternative formats (Mp3, audio, Braille, digital book format DAISY)

Vaclovas Biržiška Library

 

Super Nova Magnifier 13.3 Allows to magnify all the information or its parts on the screen, as well as pictures, icons, etc.

Vaclovas Biržiška Library

Mykolas Romeris Library Education Academy Library in Vilnius

Braille Music Translator GOODFEEL Software package consists of 3 programs: translation of music scores in electronic medium into Braille and printing, program Sharp Eye Reader for scanning and recognizing music scores and music editor Lime Aloud 9 Music Academy Library
Bellman Audio Domino Pro (FM system) Listening system will help to hear better in these situations, where hearing aids alone may not always be enough Education Academy Library in Vilnius
Balabolka Analyses information on computer screen and transmits it to language synthesizer that coverts text into sound clearly articulating it Education Academy Library in Vilnius

 

Libraries

K. Donelaičio St. 52, 2 floor, Kaunas
V. Putvinskio St. 23, I floor, Kaunas
S. Daukanto St. 25, I floor, Kaunas
Jonavos St. 66–106, Kaunas
V. Čepinskio St. 5–429, Kaunas
Studentų St. 11–235, Akademija, Kauno r.
Universiteto St. 10–200, Akademija, Kauno r.
T. Ševčenkos St. 31, Vilnius