The Ohio Revised Code Section 4112.01(A)(13) defines the term “disability” as a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, including caring for one’s self, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing, and working.
These resources provide guidance on how to expand library staff awareness and sensitivity to a more diverse group of library users through training.
University Libraries' Accessibility Services
Carlson Library provides the computer workstations equipped with the following:
In addition, Carlson Library offers the following services:
Carlson facilities include automatic door openers are both entrances to the building, wheelchair accessible restrooms on the first and fourth floors near the elevators, and handicap parking space in Lot 11 near the Student Union and Snyder Memorial.
For more detailed information about these services, please see this webpage.
Mulford Library (along with the Computer Learning Resource Center) also provides adaptive equipment, including:
Other Mulford services include:
Mulford facilities include wheelchair accessible restrooms on the fourth and fifth floors and handicap parking space in Lot 40, immediately outside of Mulford.
See Mulford's accessibility webpage for more information.
Other Accessibility Services and Accommodations
The University of Toledo’s Office Of Accessibility and Disability Resources helps to facilitate disability access to UToledo programs, activities, and services through a variety of resources, including:
Local or regional organizations that can provide services for persons with disabilities and can advise libraries on how to adapt services and programs to include all patrons:
For a more comprehensive list, see Disability Resources Guide in Northwest Ohio.