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Accessibility Services at the Library

The library works closely with the Office of Accessibility Services to ensure that the needs of all students are met. Users with special needs can find information on this page regarding library services and materials that can assist them in their learning.

Databases and Other Online Resources

Several of our online resources have accessibility options. Browse through the Library E-Resource Accessibility Testing page from the University of Washington Libraries to search for a specific database with accessibility features.

Hardware and Software


The library has isolation headphones available for checkout. You can see what we have available by checking R-Search.


The Olin Library is committed to providing safe and convenient access to facilities and services for all students, faculty, and staff, and abides by the spirit of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Library faculty and staff make reasonable accommodations for college-affiliated persons with disabilities to assure they have equal access to library services and resources.

Non-college affiliated users are provided reasonable accommodations within existing service parameters as stated in the library's policies. Patrons with disabilities are asked to notify library staff of their special needs.

Study Space

The 3rd and 4th floors are designated as quiet areas. Study rooms are available on the 1st and 3rd floors.

You can find all of these rooms and areas on these maps:

If you need help locating or accessing these rooms and areas, or encounter patrons making too much noise in a quiet area, feel free to contact a library employee.