Working Space for Visually Impaired or Blind Users
The carrel specially equipped for blind and visually impaired users is located in the University Library Reading Room. A telephone with connection to the general telephone network is provided.
The key to the carrel can be obtained from the Reading Room reception on presentation of a valid library card.
The provided terminal runs on Windows 7 x64 with automated standard login. The periphery includes an 80-cell Braille display, a printer and a scanner.
- 80-cell Braille display: Handytech Modular 84
- Sophos 10.6
- 24-inch TFT display
- Canon Lide 60 scanner with ABBYY FineReader 12 Professional OCR software
- Internet Explorer 8
The University Library IT department functions as in-house contact point for technical questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
Further information and an introduction can be requested from the department of Services for Blind and Visually Impaired Students at Freie Universität Berlin.
tel.: (030) 838-521 22