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Assistive technology

Assistive technology

The following assistive technology is available at all campus libraries and must be booked in advance. Contact us to make a booking.


  • Speakers
  • Microphone
  • Large print keyboard


  • JAWS text to speech
  • Dragon Naturally Speaking speech to text
  • HP Precision Scan (OCR and scanner imaging software)
  • On Screen Keyboard software
  • Wynn (text to speech, browser, scanning, OCR)

Our Melbourne Burwood Campus Library also has a Text Magnifier machine for use with print materials.

Deakin eSolutions provides information about computers on campus.

Computers and wireless networking

Computers and wireless networking

Computers and internet access are available in all campus libraries. Connect to the wireless networked environment if you have your own laptop or device.

Laptop computers are available for a 2 hour loan at the Melbourne Burwood Campus Library. Please ask staff at the Library service desk for more information.

Need help connecting to the wireless service?

You can ask a Student Rover in the Library or refer to the ITSD About Wireless page.

What equipment can I borrow?

What equipment can I borrow?

Digital equipment is available for loan. Brief instructions are supplied with each device.

Digital cameras

Loan: 3 days + 1 renewal
Available at: Burwood, Waurn Ponds and Warrnambool campuses


Loan: 2 hours or 1 day (dependent on campus)
Available at: all campuses


Loan: 2 hours
Available at: Burwood
Details: laptops cannot be reserved

Locker keys

Loan: 1 day
Available at: Waurn Ponds

  • you can borrow a key from the service desk for lockers on Level 1
  • rent a locker on Level 2 which requires a $2 coin
  • your coin is refunded when the key is returned to the locker
  • Level 2 lockers are cleared each morning.

Zoom Q3 HD recorders

Loan: 3 days + 1 renewal
Available at: all campuses
Details: View specifications and tutorials on the Zoom website.

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