Adaptive Technologies

Several Onondaga County Public Libraries offer access to the catalog, the Internet, word processing, print resources and more through special technologies designed for use by people with disabilities.

Central Library's S.T.A.R. Lab includes:

  • ZoomText computer screen magnifying software
  • JAWS computer screen reading software
  • DRAGON Naturally Speaking voice recognition software
  • SARA Scanning and Reading Appliance
  • Braille embosser
  • Topax XL HD video magnifier
  • Assortment of lighted magnifiers
  • American Printing House 4-track cassette player/recorders
  • Digital talking book machines
  • Talking Typer keyboard instruction software
  • Pocket-Talker assistive listening device

Other libraries offering similar technologies are:

Baldwinsville Public Library

NOPL Brewerton

NOPL Cicero

DeWitt Community Library

Liverpool Public Library

NOPL North Syracuse

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