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Information for students with a disability

The Library endeavours to ensure that all students have equity of access to all Library resources. Assistance by Library staff will be provided when required.

Services

Students with disabilities seeking library assistance should contact the Disability Liaison Officer at their home campus.

Library staff may help users with disabilities, by:

  • Collecting books from the shelves.
  • Posting material to home-bound students. Students who are referred to the Library via the Campus Disability Liaison Officer may request material to be posted to their home address. Return postage will be borne by the student.
  • Making arrangements with students to nominate a person to collect and return resources on their behalf.
  • Assisting in the use of the Library catalogue, electronic databases and other services.
  • Photocopying assistance by prior arrangement, with the cost of photocopying being borne by the student, using the student's own photocopy account.

Berwick

Library accessibility

  • Entrance on ground level

Accessible toilet

  • Campus foyer

Collection access

  • All collections accessible
  • Catalogue terminal accessible by wheelchair
  • Staff assistance available - by prior arrangement

Information and assistance

Brisbane

Library accessibility

  • Library located on Level 7
  • Access via stairs or lift from entrance level

Accessible toilet

  • Near Library entrance, Level 7

Collection access

Gippsland

Library accessibility

  • Entrance on ground level
  • Lift available to all levels
  • External entry to upstairs group study space can be arranged on request
  • Height adjustable desk

Accessible toilet

  • Level 0 - entrance level

Collection access

  • All collections accessible
  • Catalogue terminal accessible by wheelchair
  • Staff assistance available - by prior arrangement

Information and assistance

Mt Helen

Library accessibility

  • Entrance on ground level
  • Lift available to all levels

Facilities and equipment

  • PC workstations, (includes adjustable chair) on three levels of the library

Accessible toilet

  • Level 0 - entrance level
  • Level 9 - basement level

Collection access

  • All collections accessible
  • Catalogue terminal accessible by wheelchair
  • Staff assistance available - by prior arrangement

Information and assistance

SMB

Library accessibility

  • Library is single story (front entrance is via automatic doors)
  • Accessible toilet

Collection access

  • All collections accessible
  • Catalogue terminal accessible by wheelchair
  • Staff assistance available - by prior arrangement

Information and assistance

Wimmera

Library accessibility

  • Library located on Level 2, Building C
  • Access via stairs or lift from entrance level

Accessible toilet

  • Near Library entrance, Level 2

Collection access

  • All collections accessible
  • Catalogue terminal accessible by wheelchair
  • Staff assistance available - by prior arrangement

Information and assistance

Document Delivery Services

Library materials in formats suitable for people with disabilities (e.g. talking books) can be identified through Libraries Australia and requested through Document Delivery Services.

Phone: 5327 9597
Email: docdel@federation.edu.au

Disability Liaison Unit and Officers

For further information or to make an appointment, please visit the Disability Support Services page.