Skip to page content
Return to Top

ADA Accommodations

Dick Smith Library is committed to providing library resources and services for all library users. To that end, we offer the following services and resources.

Please call the circulation desk (254)968-9450 or reference desk (254)968-9249 during library hours for specific requests or additional information.


Access Services

Library staff can, as warranted, assist you in obtaining print materials:

  •  help you locate books, media items, and periodicals,
  •  retrieve and hold items for you, and
  •  deliver via off-campus services.

Technological Tools

Dick Smith Library offers a variety of technological assistance:

  • wheelchair accessible computer workstations on the main and lower floors and in the Library Instruction Classroom
  • laptops for in-library use

The library web site is compatible with some assistive/adaptive technology:

  • adjustable font size
  • screen readers

Additional assistive/adaptive technology is available in the Office of Student Disability Services (254)968-9400.


Electronic Resources

Many resources and services are available electronically, which lets you


Accessible Parking/Facilities

The library strives to provide access to our facility in several ways:

  • reserved handicapped parking spaces adjacent to library
  • electronic door opener at front entrance
  • wheelchair ramp at front entrance
  • ADA-compliant aisles and walkways
  • alternative accessible entrance – The staff entrance/loading platform is wheelchair accessible and adjacent to the parking lot.  Library staff can open this door for you.  
    • Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m., ring the doorbell.  
    • After 5 p.m. and on weekends, call the circulation desk (254)968-9450.

See Parking Regulations and Campus Map for more information about campus parking.