Library Access for Users with Disabilities

General Accessibilty Information

Collins Memorial Library is committed to providing support services and accomodations to library users with disabilities. Call the Library's Circulation Desk at (253) 879-3669 for more information on access and special services available to Puget Sound students, faculty and staff with disabilities. You may also send an email to

Services and Accomodations include:

  • Designated parking spaces on the east side of the library building
  • Entrance ramp
  • Automatic doors with paddle controls
  • Elevator Access
    • A public elevator on the main floor goes to all floors.
  • Wheelchair accessible restrooms are located on the main floor and second floor.
  • Paging service at the Circulation Desk is avalable for book stacks that are narrow and tall.
    • Circulation staff page library materials for users with disabilities during library building hours. Requests for paging may also be made by telephone, (253) 879-3669, or by email. The latter requests should include the date and time the user will come in to use or check out the materials.
  • Renewals are available  online through the patron's library account
  • Rooms have signs in braille.
  • Electronic resources are available off-campus. Most databases offer screen readers.
  • Assistive Technology
    • Users may download P.T. Reader, a Firefox plug-in designed to read DAISY 3 XML e-text files, PDF files, web pages and Word documents. 
    • A low vision reader is available in room 208. Check out a key at the Circulation Desk on the main floor. 
  • Other services are offered by arrangement through the University's Disablities Services Office.
Last Update: 13 Aug 10:36 | Tagged with: ADA disability services