Equipment

Fax

Located on the first floor, a self-service FAX machine is available for public use (outgoing transmission only).

The Library charges the following unit fees for self-service FAX:

  • Domestic FAX:  $1.00 per page
  • International FAX:  $4.00 per page

Pay Phone

A pay phone is located on the first floor by the public restrooms. 

Photocopiers

Self-service photocopiers are available by the information desk (first floor), in the Flex-n-Gate Computer Lab (second floor), the Champaign County Historical Archives (second floor), and the question desk (ground floor).

The Library charges the following unit fees for self-service photocopies:

  • Black and white copies:  15¢ per page
  • Color copies:  75¢ per page

Walkers

For your convenience, rolling walkers are located on the first and second floors to aid users who may need assistance exploring the Library. 

Assistive Technology

Document Magnifier (Enhanced Vision® Merlin Ultra®): This standalone, full-color, auto-focus video magnifier allows individuals with low vision to read, write, view documents and more in color, black-and-white, or enhanced high-contrast positive or negative view modes. This machine is available in the 2nd floor Flex-n-Gate Computer Lab.

Document Magnifier (Optelec ClearView+) Conveniently located in the MacFarlane-Hood Reading Room on the first floor, the Optelec ClearView+ is a magnification device that allows printed material to be enlarged onto an adjacent monitor.  Material can be viewed in full color, or you can select your own foreground and background display colors to make viewing easier.

Adjustable-height Workstations:  At least one adjustable-height workstation is available in the Flex-n-Gate Computer Lab (second floor), the Champaign County Historical Archives (second floor), and near the question desk (ground floor).  The tables can be raised or lowered to accommodate your individual needs. 

Magnifying Lamps:  Two magnifying lamps are located on the second floor.  Check at the reference desk and staff will be happy to point out their exact location. 

ZoomText Screen Magnifier/Reader Software:  Available on dedicated senior workstations in the second floor Flex-n-Gate Computer Center. 

Keys-U-See Keyboards:  Large print keyboards with keys that are easy to see and use.  Available on the second floor Flex-n-Gate Computer Center. 

Logitech Trackman Marble Mouse:  A trackball that keeps your hand and arm comfortable, whether you use your right or left hand.  Available on the second floor Flex-n-Gate Computer Center.