A symbol used to identify buildings and facilities that are barrier-free and therefore accessible to disabled persons with restricted mobility, including wheelchair users. Also known as the International Wheelchair Symbol, it was designed in 1968 by Susanne Koefoed.
- Amigo power scooters
- Two (2) scooters, provided by SVSU Disability Services, are available for daily check-out at the Circulation Desk on a first come - first served basis.
- Staff Assistance
- Library staff are available when the building is open.
- The Reference and Instruction Librarian, in conjunction with faculty and the SVSU Accessibility Resources & Accommodations, arranges for library instruction material to be modified as needed for disabled students.
- Book retrieval service is provided for patrons with height challenges. See Circulation Desk, first floor, for assistance.
- Telephones on the 3rd, & 4th floors, located by the stairwell, to facilitate patron requests. They have direct access to the Circulation Desk.
- The Library purchases captioned video materials whenever possible.
- Study desks with raised writing surfaces for wheelchair access on 3rd and 4th floors. See the Circulation Desk for specific locations.
- The Building
- Braille signage is in elevators and throughout the library.
- All shelves and installations distanced to allow wheelchair access beyond the minimum required accommodations.
- Powered doors are at all major entrances.