Services for Individuals with Disabilities

Texas A&M University Libraries is committed to providing access to library resources and services for all students, staff, faculty and other patrons of the Libraries.

Assistive Technology

Using the Libraries' Website

Our goal is to make the Libraries' website accessible to all users. If you encounter problems or have suggestions, please contact:

Bonnie Gardner
Coordinator, Web & User Experience

Assistive Technology Room

The Assistive Technology Room (Evans 108F) is set up to help meet the needs of our students, faculty, staff, and community users with disabilities. The room is available on a first-come-fist-served basis and provides access to specialized equipment and software, including:

  • 3 Open Access Lab workstations with OAL-ADA
  • Large format (high contrast) keyboards at each OAL workstation
  • TOPAZ OCR: Video magnifier, with text-to-speech
  • FUJITSU Document Scanner
  • Assistive Software:
    • JAWS text-to-speech
    • Read & Write Gold 
    • ZoomText
    • Fusion

If you need help with any of the equipment, a student assistant will be available to help in the room. You can also get assistance from the AskUs desk.

Assistive Equipment for Checkout

There is equipment that can be checked out from the AskUs desk at the Evans library, including:

ADA Computer Workstations in the Libraries

Computer workstations, accessible by wheelchairs, are available in each library. They are also equipped with screen reader and magnification software.

For more advanced workstations with adaptive technology, please contact  Disability Resources  in the Disability Resources Office at 979-845-1637 (Phone/TTY) or email to


Physical Access to the Libraries

For information about how to get to our campus libraries see our Directions and Parking pages which include information about disabled parking locations.

For more information about disabled parking, contact Transportation Services at (979) 845-9700.


Research Assistance

AskUs Services

  • Not sure where to start? AskUs Services is here to help you. Stop by the first floor service desk at any campus library to get started or call, chat, text, or email us for assistance.
  • Staff and librarians can help you search for books, electronic resources, course reserves items, and other material needed for your research and study needs.
  • Use AskUs Services to retrieve library materials from the shelves for you.
  • You can also designate an individual to serve as your proxy to locate and check out items on your behalf.

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Texas A&M University  Disability Resources

Disability Resources offers accommodations coordination, evaluation referral, disability-related information, assistive technology services, sign language interpreting and transcription services for academically related purposes.

Disability Resources is located in Suite 122 of the Student Services Building (SSB) which is located between Rudder Plaza and the Coke Building, next to Simpson Drill Field.

For more information you can contact Disability Resources by calling them at (979) 845-1637 or emailing them at