Policy ACAF-LIB-008

Responsible University Administrator:Vice President for Academic Affairs
Responsible Officer:Dean of University Libraries
Origination Date:N/A
Current Revision Date:02/18/13
Next Review Date:02/18/17
End of Policy Date:N/A
Policy Number:ACAF-LIB-008
Status:Effective

 

SERVICES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES

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Policy Statement


University Libraries is committed to ensuring equal access to its services and facilities for persons with disabilities and strives to comply with Americans with Disabilities Act guidelines.

 


Reason for Policy/Purpose


This policy is required for the effective communication of university policy regarding services for individuals with disability that are provided by University Libraries.

 


Who Needs to Know This Policy


All patrons of the University Libraries.

 


Website Address for this Policy


www.usm.edu/institutional-policies/policy-acaf-lib-008

 


Definitions


 

  

Policy/Procedures


Students requiring special assistance in the University Libraries should be registered with the University's Office for Disability Accommodations. The Office for Disability Accommodations will ensure that the libraries are aware of all reasonable and appropriate accommodations.

Other inquiries about library services and assistive technology may be made by phoning or visiting any service desk located within a particular library or by using the Ask-a-Librarian form located on the library homepage: http://www.lib.usm.edu/.

To receive assistance via telephone, please call the appropriate telephone number:

 

  • Cook Library: 601.266.4249 
  • McCain Library and Archives: 601.266.4345 
  • Gulf Coast Library: 228.214.3451 
Gunter Library: 228.872.2413

 


Review


The Dean of University Libraries is responsible for the review of this policy every four years (or whenever circumstances require immediate review).

 


Forms/Instructions


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Appendices


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Related Information


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History


Amendments: Month, Day, Year – summary of changes

11/01/11: Formatted for Institutional Policies website.

02/18/13: Formatted for template. Minor editing throughout.