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The following information outlines how the Huron Library supports those in our community who may require special assistance when using our facility, collections or services.

  • Library Facility

  • The main entrance to the Huron University College campus is wheelchair accessible. This entrance is located near the Huron parking lot. An information desk is situated immediately inside the entrance; information desk staff can give detailed instructions to the library and provide access to the main door of the library via an elevator. For a map of Huron College that identifies the main entrance and the location of the information desk please click here.
  • Assistive Technology

  • Huron University College Library offers assistive technology for students with disabilities. An accessible workstation is located in the Information Express room on the main floor the library. This workstation provides access to and includes a variety of assistive technology software including JAWS, Open Book, Kurzweil 3000, Dragon Naturally Speaking, Inspiration, as well as word processing software. The workstation also includes a scanner.
  • Alternative Format Texts

  • Services for Students with Disabilities at Western coordinate alternative format texts for course text books and course packs produced through The Bookstore @ Western. For more information about alternative format texts please visit the Services for Students with Disabilities website.

    If you require alternative format text of material held by Huron Library or Western Libraries please submit your request online.

  • Retrieval of Material

  • Library staff will retrieve books or journals from the stacks on request. Please inquire at the Circulation Desk. Call number and title information for each item will be required. In addition to in-person requests, the Circulation Desk will accept phone/email requests to retrieve material Monday to Friday. It may also be possible to arrange an extended loan for most materials on request. Note that books borrowed from Huron Library or other Western Libraries locations may be renewed online for your convenience.
  • Photocopying

  • Library staff are available to make photocopies on request for the regular cost of $.10 per page. Please inquire at the Circulation Desk for this service.