For Users with Disabilities

Services at the Service Desk

  • Assistance with retrieving Library materials
  • Arranging a reference appointment for concentrated help with research
  • Borrowing headphones
  • Borrowing a handheld magnifier
  • Assistance with closed-circuit television system for magnifying images (located in the public computing area next to rooms L125-L128)

Requests for Accommodations

The Library services listed below require a formal request for accommodation. Contact the College's Office of Accessibility Services to place the request and obtain a referral.

  • Extended loan and reserve periods
  • Permission for another person to borrow Library materials on your behalf
  • Mailing of resources to home or residence hall
  • Reservation of group study room for single person use

Contact Info

  • To report a physical obstacle in the Library, speak to a Library staff member. Please note that the Library can now be accessed via the elevator in the Center for Student Success on the ground level of Lefavour Hall.
  • For information or assistance, contact the Service Desk at reference@simmons.edu.
  • For usability information regarding web-based products offered by the Library, contact Library Technology Services at librarytechnology@simmons.edu.