Accessibility

  • Access to the Library:

     Interactive Library Location Map

    Parking:

    There are several Handicapped Parking spaces at the corner of Ferst Drive and Cherry Street [view map] - however, in addition to the state-issued disability placard or license plate, a Georgia Tech Parking Permit must also be displayed to use these spaces. The Library Main Entrance is located on Cherry Street, approximately 100 yards from these spaces.

    For visitors who do not have a Georgia Tech Parking Permit, the nearest lot is the Student Center Visitor Lot [view map]- however, elevator access from the Student Center level may not be available on evenings and weekends.

    From the Main Entrance (Rotunda): [view map]

    An automated door provides wheelchair access to the main entrance, at the corner of Cherry Street and Bobby Dodd Way. After 5:00 and on weekends, individuals should call Library Security in advance, 404-894-8919.

  • Facilities:

    Equipment:

    Several computer stations in the LWC are adjustable for access. Station #46 (directly across from the Library Services Desk) offers ZOOMTEXT software. A height adjustable collaborative computer station/table is available in the LEC. Two image magnifiers are available on 2 East [view map].

    Elevators:

    All floors are accessible by elevators. Elevator controls are at chair level and have braille and tone indicators.

    Telephones:

    Access to telephones for quick, local calls is provided from any service desk. A TDD is available at the Information Delivery Department Office.

    Restrooms:

    There is a ADA compliant restroom on the 1 West [view map].

  • Accessible Study Room:

    There is a wheelchair-accessible study room available on 4 West [view map].  Please ask at the Library Services Desk or the Security Desk if you need assistance in locating the room. The room is equipped with a PC with a DVD/CD-RW drive and USB ports. Please bring a USB flash drive to save your data.

    The following software has been loaded on the machine:

    Windows 7 Enterprise (Operating System)
    Inspiration 8
    ZoomText 9.1
    Adobe Reader
    Internet Explorer
    Mozilla Firefox
    Adobe Flash Player
    Java Runtime
    Quicktime Player
    iTunes
    McAfee Virus Scan
    Endnote X4
    MDL Crossfire Commander 7.1
    WinSCP
    Windows Media Player 11
    Roxio CD/DVD Creator
    MS Visual Studio 2008 Professional
    Microsoft Visio 2007 Professional w/ SP2
    Microsoft Office 2007 Professional Plus w/ SP2

  • Book & Journal Retrieval:

    Retrieval service is provided all hours the Library is open. For advance requests contact Access Services.

    The following information should be included in the request for Library books or journals:

    Title of item
    Call number of item
    Your Name
    Your Student (or faculty) ID number
    Your Arrival time

    Items are held at the Library Services Desk for two days (day of request plus one day)

    For in-person requests visit the Library Services Desk [view map].

  • Borrowing from other Libraries:

    Contact the Information Delivery Department and identify yourself as an ADAPTS participant. NOTE: This service is only available to Georgia Tech Faculty, Staff, and Students.