Disabled users services

The library provides a range of services for disabled members and members with learning difficulties, and is committed to being responsive to your needs and accessible to all

How the library can help

The library uses the social model of disability to provide equality of access by removing social and physical barriers to resources. We help by providing:

Disability support from library staff

For enquiries about one-to-one training in the use of library resources, or any other type of assistance, send an email to the Library Disability Support Team.

Computers and mobile devices

See our separate web page for information about built-in options for accessibility on devices and software.

Assistive audio

Find out how you can listen to book chapters and journal articles available in the library online collection.

Audio books

The Librivox Project is a growing a collection of audio books in the public domain read by volunteers, which can be preferable to an automated voice. Books are mainly fiction but there is also some Freud and psychology related material.

Descriptive audio app

Seeing AI is an app that helps you navigate your day with the help of narration describing people, text and objects. Get more information on the Seeing AI app on the Microsoft website. You can also find Seeing AI on the Apple App Store.

Where to find help and advice

Student Information

UK Government websites

Other support organisations

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