Staff of the Shaw University Libraries is happy to provide services to meet the needs of its users with different abilities.
Before beginning in-depth research, patrons requiring ADA or other ability assistance should contact a librarian to ensure uninterrupted assistance
The library staff will gladly assist with many things, such as:
Please note that if extensive use of library resources is anticipated, patrons with extensive needs (such as strong visual impairment or limited mobility) are expected to bring assistance or devices used for regular accommodation purposes.
Upon request, the library will allow a designated Shaw student or staff member to check out and renew materials for differently-abled students without the student having to come to the Library.
In order to ensure equal access to library services, Shaw Campus has designated the following:
Other parking accommodations or questions regarding accessibility on campus can be made by contacting Campus Security at 919.546.8249.
Through NC Live, patrons with disabilities have free, online access to a collection of approximately 1300 audio books, which are compatible with most devices. The entire collection focuses primarily on language learning audio books, classic literature, history, and biography.
Patrons can download and instantly listen to titles, such as Julia Child’s My Life in France, Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre, and Stephen King’s Shawshank Redemption, or they can try to learn a new language, such as Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, and Spanish.\
North Carolina library patrons can download the audio books from home or in their library with an Internet connection. The audio books are accessible from North Carolina library websites, and the NC LIVE website at http://nclive.org.
E-Books are available through NC LIVE
Currently NC LIVE offers E-Book (electronic book) content from the following providers:
Upon request, the library will allow a designated Shaw student or staff member to check out and renew materials for disabled or visually impaired students without the student having to come to the Library.
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