The libraries at Bournemouth University are accessible for students with restricted mobility and are equipped with public lifts and some adjustable desks.
Help and advice
Please ask at the Library Help Zone if you would like help finding items using mySearch, locating them on the shelves, lifting them down, photocopying etc. - our staff are more than happy to help!
Need to convert a file to a more accessible format?
SensusAccess is a self-service system that allows students and staff to convert files into many different formats, including digital Braille, MP3, Daisy and plain text. Please see video guide to using SensusAccess below.
Conditions of use
Please see UK government guidance.
You can make an accessible copy if you own the copyright (e.g. it's your own work), have permission from the copyright holder, if the copyright has expired, or if you have a print disability. If you have a print disability you need to agree that:
- the copy won't be shared with others
- you can't find a commercially available version at reasonable cost in an appropriate format that doesn't infringe copyright.
- you abide by the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act, 1988, Section 31A (Disabled persons: copies of works for personal use).
- and the Copyright and Rights in Performances (Disability) Regulations 2014.
For more information on useful apps see D&A: Diversity and Ability resources.
For further advice, please contact our Additional Learning Support team or Library Support.