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Library services

Library services

Students registered with the Disability Resource Centre are eligible for additional library services, including longer loan periods and access to specialised equipment.

Disability Liaison Officers from the Disability Resource Centre can assist you with:

  • Individual library support and instruction
  • Eligibility for the Library's:
    • Postal delivery service
    • Print Disability services including digitisation of print unit materials.


Access the library

Wheelchair access varies at each campus library. Please contact us to discuss access at your campus.

Available at the Geelong Waterfront, Geelong Waurn Ponds and Melbourne Burwood campuses:

  • Adjustable wheelchair accessible study tables
  • Catalogue terminals on low tables.

Further information on access to campus for people with disabilities including parking, access to buildings and mobility maps for each campus.

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.


  • ACER power 3500 PC
  • 72 speed CD ROM
  • 19 inch monitor
  • Speakers
  • Microphone
  • Scanner
  • Laser printer


  • 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.

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