Accessibility Services

For general access questions, please call

MD Anderson Library Service Desk

Documentation from the Center for Students with DisABILITIES may be requested for some services.

Material retrieval

Staff at the Service Desk will retrieve library materials for users with disabilities.

Accessible space

Features include:

  • Three Optelec Spectrum text magnifiers with variable color for text and background
  • Computer terminal with wide-screen monitor and CougarNet access
  • Kurzweil 1000 software and scanner

Please visit the Service Desk to request access to the room, or call in advance to reserve a time.

MD Anderson Library Service Desk


There are 6 computers in MD Anderson Library and 1 in the Health Sciences Library equipped with assistive technology.

Features include

  • 22 inch wide monitors with removable privacy films
  • Adjustable-height desks
  • Special computer mouse designed for limited hand mobility
  • ZoomText (software for screen magnification)
  • Dragon Naturally Speaking speech-to-text software

Please ask a library staff member for help in locating the assistive technology computers.

A CougarNet is required to use library computers.