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There are aReader CPen, Reader CPen number of Assistive Technology tools that can be loaned from the Campus Library to aid you in your studies. The information below details the specialist tools available and how to reserve and borrow them when needed.

Please note there are many other items not classified as Assistive Technology available for loan that may also help you in your studies. 

  • What types of Assistive Technology are available for loan?

    There are a number of assistive technology tools that can be borrowed from the library to aid you in your studies. The table below shows the specialist assistive tools available and their specification. 


    Assistive Technology
    Item Description and Specification
    Handheld Magnifier, Handheld magnifier 5" Handheld Magnifier

    This 5” electronic video magnifier is a handy aid to those dealing with low vision. It magnifies from 4X to 32X on its LCD screen, offers multiple display modes to suit your individual vision needs. It allows you to freeze text, adjust brightness, highlight on reading text horizontally and vertically, capture/save/recall images for easier viewing.

    Olympus voice recorder for loan, Olympus voice recorder for loan 
    Digital Voice Recorder 

    Multifunction stereo recorder with integrated USB & 8gb internal memory

    • Multifunction Stereo Voice Recorder
    • Integrated USB for downloading and charging
    • 8gb internal memory
    • Micro SD slot if required 
    Portable Induction loop, Roger Pen, Portable Induction Loop for loan 

    Portable Induction Loop

    (Roger Pen) 

    The Roger Pen multi directional microphone & receiver automatically adapts to the situation without you having to change settings. The Roger pen microphone can be placed on a table during group discussions or worn by the Lecturer whilst delivering a session. 
    Jabra Speaker, Jabra speaker for loan 

    Jabra Speak

    410 MS

    Speakerphone ideal for one-to-one and small-group conference calls

    • Compact design, integrated cable management and travel case
    • Headset port for private calls
    • Uses USB
    Reader CPen, Reader CPen Reader C-Pen  Scan a physical text to: 
    • Hear the words aloud 
    • Listen or read a definition 
    • Digitally highlight key text 
    • Use the English or Spanish dictionary 
  • How do I borrow Assistive Technology?

    You can borrow Assistive Technology directly from the Library.

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