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Branch Library Accessibility

Entrance:
Ramp and door paddles on exterior doors. Interior doors are held open.

Accessible Bathroom:
Accessible bathroom on same floor.

Barriers:
Narrow spaces in stacks and study areas. Bathroom has no signage but is available down the hall and around corner.

Assistive Technology:
Available on Student Computers (require UW NetID) and Guest Research Workstations.

 

Entrance:
Accessible entrance from University Way. Elevator to the right of the entrance. Library is on the 3rd floor.

Accessible Bathroom:
Accessible bathroom on same floor.

Barriers:
Library doors have leer handles. Some areas are narrow

Assistive Technology:
Available on Student Computers (require UW NetID) and Guest Research Workstations.

 

Entrance:
Front entrance has ramp and door paddle but requires a chair lift to get downstairs. Alternate side entrance with ramp but requires ringing a doorbell to get inside.

Accessible Bathroom:
Accessible bathroom on same floor.

Barriers:
No elevator.

Assistive Technology:
Available on Student Computers (require UW NetID) and Guest Research Workstations.

 

Entrance:
Entrance on east side of building has a ramp, then go down the hall to the elevator to access main library. Other areas require use of additional elevator inside the library.

Accessible Bathroom:
Bathroom on the third floor of the library but doors have levers that must be pulled to exit. Bookshelves are very tall.

Barriers:
No area of refuge.

Assistive Technology:
Scanning station has height adjustable desk

 

Entrance:
All doors and three exterior entrances all accessible. Elevator goes directly to the library. Mezzanine level accessed by internal elevator.

Accessible Bathroom:
Accessible bathroom one floor up from main area.

Barriers:
Some bookshelves are moved with hand cranks.

Assistive Technology:
Standard Access+/UWNetID workstations and Guest Research Stations. Scanning stations have height adjustable desks.

 

Entrance:
Ramp from the sidewalk at the west corner of the building to the main entrance. Main entrance has overhead sensor which opens outer and inner doors to library. Two elevators in the building.

Accessible Bathroom:
Accessible bathroom on the 4th floor.

Barriers:
Some interior doors are not 32 inches. Some doors have round (twist) doorknobs or levers. Some doors are heavy. No designated area of refuge (in progress).

Assistive Technology:
Standard Access+/UWNetID workstations and Guest Research Stations. KIC Scanner with height adjustable table. One adjustable height table for UWNetID computer in room 310 (ELIC). One adjustable height table for a Guest Research Station on the first floor in the east corner.

 

Entrance:
Use main entrance then take elevator to the library. Internal elevator for access to additional floors of the library.

Accessible Bathroom:
Accessible bathroom available but has lever door handles.

Barriers:
Main library doors are propped open during public hours but closed with no paddle otherwise. Staff can be pages to open door during staffed hours. Group study rooms have lever doors.

Assistive Technology:
Assistive technology: available on Student Computers (require UW NetID) and Guest Research Workstations. Scanning stations have height adjustable desks. Lower height desks available near the Info Desk. Magnifying reader available on lower level.

 

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Entrance:
Main floor entry has door paddles. Internal elevators to additional floors of the library.

Accessible Bathroom:
Accessible bathroom on 1st floor.

Barriers:
Study rooms on 2nd and 3rd floors have door knobs. Study rooms on first floor have lever handles.

Assistive Technology:
Available on Student Computers (require UW NetID) and Guest Research Workstations. Scanners and workstations have adjustable height desks.

 

Entrance:
Library is in the main administrative building with ground level access.

Accessible Bathroom:
Accessible bathroom is about 20 feet away from library in the main building.

Barriers:
Both doors at the main entrance are usually left open. However, if only one door is open the entrance is 23.5" wide with no paddles. No accessible van service on San Juan Island. No doors have paddles or sensors.

Assistive Technology:
Available on Student Computers (require UW NetID) and Guest Research Workstations.

 

Entrance:
All doorways have unobstructed openings with paddles and a ramp to ground access. Elevators available to access other floors of the library.

Accessible Bathroom:
Accessible bathrooms located in the northern half of the SNO on the 1st and 2nd floors.

Barriers:
None identified.

Assistive Technology:
Available on Student Computers (require UW NetID) and Guest Research Workstations. Two accessible work stations, one on each floor of the SNO building. These workstations have zoom text, text-to-speech, height-adjustable desks, and magnification hardware.

 

Entrance:
All doorways have unobstructed openings with paddles and a ramp to ground access. Elevators available to access other floors of the library.

Accessible Bathroom:
Accessible bathroom located outside of the northern stairwell entry way on each floor.

Barriers:
None identified.

Assistive Technology:
Available on Student Computers (require UW NetID) and Guest Research Workstations.

 

Entrance:
Entrance on the ground level. Doors have paddles.Elevators to access all levels of the library.

Accessible Bathroom:
Accessible bathroom with paddle doors on the first floor. All additional bathrooms are wheelchair accessible with stalls. The women's restrooms on the second and third floors also have paddle doors,

Barriers:
Study rooms have lever doors that require twisting the wrist.

Assistive Technology:
Available on Student Computers (require UW NetID) and Guest Research Workstations. Adaptive Technology Workstation on the first floor in the Information Commons. This workstation has a powered height-adjustable desk, touch-screen computer, Actobar video magnifier, webcam, jumbo trackball, high-contrast large print keyboard. Height-adjustable desks are also available throughout the library.

 

Entrance:
Exterior doors have paddles and ramp access. Entry doors open during open hours.

Accessible Bathroom:
Accessible bathroom on 3rd floor.

Barriers:
2nd floor does not have wheel-chair or adjustable height computer tables. No paddles on exterior doors but doors remain open during open hours.

Assistive Technology:
Standard Access+/UWNetID workstations and Guest Research Stations. Screen readers and screen magnification tools (JAWS and Zoomtext) on all Windows PCs. All printers and scan-to-print stations are wheelchair-height or are adjustable height. Third floor and Commons and Commons classrooms have wheelchair-height and height-adjustable computer tables.

 

Entrance:
Red Square entrance has ramp access with a door paddle. An accessible route through the library runs through room 102. Allen ground floor entrances have paddles.

Accessible Bathroom:
Not noted.

Barriers:
None noted.

Assistive Technology:
Available on Student Computers (require UW NetID) and Guest Research Workstations.

 

Entrance:
Closest entrance is the Suzzallo ground floor entrance with paddle entry.

Accessible Bathroom:
Not noted.

Barriers:
Narrow compact shelving which requires hand cranking. Items in magafiles may be difficult for limited mobility users to find. Limited signage.

Assistive Technology:
Available on Student Computers (require UW NetID) and Guest Research Workstations.

 

Entrance:
Doors to Media Arcade remain open during open hours.

Accessible Bathroom:
Not noted.

Barriers:
None noted.

Assistive Technology:
Available on Student Computers (require UW NetID) and Guest Research Workstations.

 

Entrance:
Ground level entrance at Allen South with Paddle doors.

Accessible Bathroom:
Not noted.

Barriers:
None noted.

Assistive Technology:
Available on Student Computers (require UW NetID) and Guest Research Workstations.

 

Entrance:
Elevator access to Allen South basement.

Accessible Bathroom:
Not noted.

Barriers:
None noted.

Assistive Technology:

Available on Student Computers (require UW NetID) and Guest Research Workstations.