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University Library

University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn

For disabled users


Convenient and friendly solutions for disabled users


  • Special posts for disabled users are located in:
    - Internet Reading Room – 1st floor (3);
    - Information and Periodical Reading Room – 1st floor (1);
    - Subject Collections: Yellow, Green, Blue – 2nd floor (3);
    - Teaching Collection – ground floor (2);
    - Department of Special Collections – 1st floor (1).
  • Specialized software that help people with hearing and vision impairments work on computers:
    - JAWS – magnifying and providing sound for Windows and text documents,
    - MAGIC – magnifying and providing sound for software applications,
    - Abbyy Fine Reader – conversion and interpretation of scanned images.
  • Portable RUBBY XL-HD text magnifying tools.
  • Headphones
  • Scanners (Internet Reading Room, Green Collection).
  • Braille's printer (Department of Special Collection).
  • Elevator – to get access to the elevation, a user should go to the Department of Computerization with a valid student’s card in order to receive the entrance card.   
  • Access for wheelchairs at the main entrance.
  • Toilets adapter for disabled users on each floor.
  • Separate parking sites.

The rules for using the above mentioned posts are specified in the Section 7 of the Statute that sets the rules for using the resources in the University Library.