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Reading and writing support

A student with headphones is working on his laptop. Photo: Johan Bävman.

Accessible materials

Do you have a reading impairment, such as dyslexia, visual impairment, or ADHD (attention deficit ​hyperactivity disorder)? The Library of Science can help you borrow course literature in an accessible format. You can also borrow printed course textbooks for extended loan periods (28 days).

Talking books are available in the talking book catalogue Legimus. Book an appointment with one of our contact librarians for reading and writing support to open a Legimus account. Once you have an account you can find and download talking books yourself.

Catalogue of talking books in Legimus

Book a meeting and get help with reading and writing support

For access to accessible materials and information about resources, book a meeting with one of our contact librarians for reading and writing support.

  • Astronomy Library: Britta Renman (britta [dot] renman [at] science [dot] lu [dot] se)
  • Biology Library: Johnny Jönsson (johnny [dot] jonsson [at] science [dot] lu [dot] se)
  • Geolibrary: Ulrika Björklund (ulrika [dot] bjorklund [at] science [dot] lu [dot] se)
  • Library of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering: Eva Cyrén (eva [dot] cyren [at] science [dot] lu [dot] se)
  • Physics Library: Britta Renman (britta [dot] renman [at] science [dot] lu [dot] se)

Assistive software

We provide a range of assistive software for download to your own computer. These programs are also installed on most computers in all branches of the Library of Science.

Book the resource room

The University Library has a resource room that can be booked by students who have dyslexia etc. To book, please contact the University Library directly or one of our contact librarians for reading and writing support at the Library of Science.

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Contact the librarians at the Library of Science

Further resources

Contact the accessibility officer at your faculty or equivalent for information about the support the University can offer. The learning support on offer includes note-taking, mentoring, and special arrangements for exams.

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