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Services for users with additional requirements

The University is committed to ensuring that all students and staff are able make full use of its resources and services.

The following facilities and services are available in the Library for those with additional requirements.

Marjon Library is accessible to all users.

  • There are automatic entry doors and the two lifts provide access to the first and second floors.
  • There is also a lift allowing access to the Teaching Practice area, IT suite and Group Work Rooms. However this is a two person operated lift, please ask at the Library counter if you require assistance.

In the event of an emergency an alarm will sound. Please vacate the Library by the emergency exits located in the towers unless you are a wheelchair user.
In this case:

  • DO ask someone to inform Library staff of your presence in the building.
  • DO escape to one or other of the wheelchair refuges in the two towers, or follow the exit signs via the silent study room, and await rescue.
  • DO NOT use the lifts, they will be immobilised.
  • DO NOT allow helpers to assist you except for trained staff or the emergency service personnel.

Our assistive equipment includes:

  • CCTV.
  • PC with large screen monitor.
  • Hearing loop.
  • Adjustable work station.
  • Mobile steps with handrails and book rests on each floor.
  • Trolleys and book rests are available for loan.
  • Coloured copier paper in cream, blue or green.

All written Help Guides are available in different formats and coloured paper. Cream help guides can be found behind white ones at the back of the stands. If you require a particular help guide in a specific colour please ask at the Library counter.

The following services are available for all students:

  • Book retrieval and assistance service (We may require advance notice during busy periods).
  • One-to-one sessions on using the Library (including how to find books and journal articles).
  • One-to-one help with using the self-service machines and multi-function devices.
  • Help with managing your account and avoiding fines.

Our Library staff are happy to help you in any way. We work closely with Marjon Student Support to ensure that we are providing the best service we can.

If you have a particular request or suggestion please contact Joanne IrwinTazzar using the details below:

Contact us

Joanne IrwinTazzar

01752 636700
(ext. Ext 4200)