If you encounter a physical, electronic, or programmatic barrier on the UM campus, such as an inoperative elevator or wheelchair lift, an inaccessible website, a blocked access ramp, or a refusal to make a reasonable accommodation, please file a barrier report to remove those barriers as quickly as possible and help us maintain access for everyone.
Montana Talking Book Library
The Montana Talking Book Library is a regional library of the National Library Service for the blind and physically handicapped. They provide services for eligible Montana residents who are unable to use standard print materials due to visual, physical and/or reading disabilities. For more information about how to apply for the Montana Talking Book Library services visit their website.
A listing of other resources available in the state of Montana. List is maintained by the Montana State Library
The Mansfield Library is committed to providing resources and services to all members of the university community on an equal basis. Our policy is to provide, whenever possible, universal access that enables all library users to work independently. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to take advantage of our services and to make individualized arrangements with the library for assistance with their independent research or for participating in any of our events and programs.
Services you may be interested in include:
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The Mansfield Library will do its best to meet all modification requests in a timely manner. In order to ensure that we can do so please provide us with your request as soon as possible. Please be aware that some requests, such as a sign language interpreter may require up to three weeks advance notice. To request disability related modifications please call 243-6800 or email
EPUB is quickly becoming the industry standard for digital publication. EPUB 3 provides a high degree of accessibility and optimizations, making it equally accessible to almost everyone. Its fully responsive design allows use on any size screen. Users can change the font color and size, background color, listen to the text with read out loud mode and even take notes, create bookmarks and highlight passages in the text. Available features vary depending on the individual book and the reader being used.
Check out this Reading Systems Guide created by the DAISY Consortium to learn more about different readers available and how to use them.