Adaptive Equipment in King Library

The King Library offers the Center for Accessible Technology (CAT) to SJSU users as well as various ADA workstations throughout the Library for all users. Please see below for equipment availability and locations.

Equipment / Service

Center for Accessible Technology (CAT): 2nd Floor

MagniSight Explorer (Print Enlarger): 3rd Floor Service Desk 

  • This color video magnification system has a camera unit, closed circuit TV monitor, and movable tray. Printed material may be magnified from 3 to 50 times. For those who have problems reading black-on-white print, the enlarger comes with the capability of changing the background colors.
  • ADA Workstations And Adaptive Equipment In The King Library Policy

ADA Computers with JAWS and MaGic: Lower Level2nd3rd, and 5th Floors

Kurzweil 1000™ Software & Scanner: 3rd Floor Service Desk 

  • Kurzweil 1000™ is software that makes printed or electronic text readily available to blind or visually impaired people.
  • The software speaks text aloud and also gives users the ability to write and edit documents, complete simple forms independently, take notes, summarize content and outline text.
  • The Library also provides headphones to use with this software.

Rollator: Ground Floor - for pick-ups and returns, at the Fourth Street entrance across from the Security kiosk

  • Rollator is a four-wheel walking aid with easy-grip ergonomic handles, a seat for resting and a handy basket to hold library materials.
  • Borrow for in-library use on an "as available" basis.

ADA Workstations with JAWS & MaGic

Lower Level - Reserve this computer now

  • JKLLAT01 located in 2nd row of computer terminals

2nd Floor - Reserve this computer now

  • JK2ATRE04 Research Station located on east side of floor
  • JK2ATRE05 Research Station located north of service desk
  • JK2AT01 located on west side of floor
  • JK2AT02 located on west side of floor
  • JK2AT03 located on west side of floor

3rd Floor - Reserve this computer now

  • JK3AT01 located behind service desk
  • JK3AT02 located in Teen Center – north eastern corner

5th Floor - Reserve this computer now

  • JK5AT01 located at the service desk