The libraries provide a number of services to facilitate the use of library resources for users with disabilities.
Students with physical disabilities can borrow books directly from home without coming to the library.
All users with a long-term or temporary physical disability, can use the service. Those who have not already submitted to the University their disability certificate can use this self-declaration form and send it to the library of choice.
The service is offered free of charge.
It is possible to borrow books by delegating another person. The delegated person needs to have with them:
All tools listed below can be used free of charge by the students during the opening hours of the libraries.
Largo Brambilla 3 - Firenze
1 NVDA position
Via G. Bernardini 6 - Sesto Fiorentino (FI)
1 Jaws position
1 Leggilibro (read-aloud book reader)
1 Scanner A3
Via delle Pandette, 2 - Firenze
(Novoli Social Sciences Campus)
1 NVDA position
3 Big Keyboard
Via Laura 48 - Firenze
|Dedicated room with various instrumentation||Carla Milloschi|
Piazza Ciardi 25 - Prato
|1 Leggilibro (read-aloud book reader)||Simone Berti
(tel. 0574 602516)
As of November 2015 a new agreement has been signed with Biblioteca Italiana per i Ciechi "Regina Margherita" (Italian Library for the Blind) to provide books in digital format to students with impaired vision enrolled at the University of Florence and to access the text adaptation services offered by the "Regina Margherita" library. For more information, please write to: cb(AT)sba.unifi.it.