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Accessibility Services

The libraries are committed to providing access to information resources and services to all library users on an equal basis. To arrange appropriate individualized services at the Ralph Brown Draughon (RBD) Library, contact the RBD Helpdesk at 844-1737.

For information on services available at the Library of Architecture Design and Construction (LADC) contact: Kasia Leousis, 844-1752. For information on services available at the Charles Allen Cary Veterinary Medical Library (VetMed) contact Kelly Weigand, 844-1750.


The Mell Street entrance located on the second floor of RBD Library is accessible through designated parking spaces behind Mary Martin Hall, a wheelchair ramp, and an automatic door.

The Roosevelt Drive parking deck has several designated parking spaces located on the third level which give access to the first floor entrance by way of an automatic door.


All floors of RBD are accessible by elevators. Elevator controls are at wheelchair level and have braille indicators.


Designated accessible restrooms are available on all floors.

Water Fountains

Accessible water fountains are located on all floors.

Reference and Information Services

All reference and information service points provide assistance with library materials. Persons requiring extensive research assistance should contact the appropriate area in advance.

  • RBD Helpdesk: 844-1737
  • Special Collections and Archives: 844-1705
  • Circulation: 844-1701
  • Interlibrary Loan: 844-1728
  • Toll free: (800) - 446-0387

Call the branch libraries for more information:

  • LADC: 844-1751
  • VetMed: 844-1749

Click on Hours for a complete library schedule including semester, intersession, and holiday times.


  • Wheelchair accessible photocopiers are available on floors 1 through 4. For extensive assistance, library users should make arrangements in advance.
  • A wheelchair accessible microfilm reader/printer (which can be converted to read microfiche) is available on the first floor adjacent to the Service Desk. There are also 3 strengths of magnifying lenses available for all the reader/printers.

Other Resources and Equipment

Please contact the Office of Accessibility for more information and access to needed resources amd equipment.

To offer comments, suggestions, or concerns regarding this information, send an e-mail to the Administrative Office.

Last updated: 01/25/2023