Students registered with SASS - Academic Accommodations may benefit from additional library services, including alternate formats and adaptive technology.
The majority of our books and journals are available in electronic format. The easiest way to search for them is by using the catalogue. You can also request a book in an accessible format.
We also have book collections for students who have a disability. These are available in various formats: PDF, DAISY text files, ePub and audio mp3. Request an access code at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- ACE (Accessible Content E-Portal) 1,000+ digitized books from uOttawa. Registered users can access Scholars Portal Books with their ACE token
- Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA) An accessible reading service, providing books and other materials to Canadians with print disabilities.
Screen reading and writing software is available in different library locations. You can also use one of our book scanners to convert text into speech.
Library Accessibility Plan 2019-2024
Read the Library's 2019-2024 Accessibility Plan.
- For research help use our research guides or contact your librarian.
- For extended loans or help with library materials (retrieval, photocopying), visit the services desk.
- To provide feedback, comments or suggestions about accessibility on campus, contact the Human Rights Office.
The library is committed to providing all University of Ottawa students, faculty and staff equal access to its services and resources, with respect and dignity. If you have any questions or comments about library services, please contact email@example.com.