Clark Memorial Library

About the Library

Library facilities and staff.

Ask A Librarian

Contact the library by phone Phone: (740) 351- 3255

Contact the library by text Text: (740) 313-4333

Contact the library by email Email: ssulibrary@shawnee.edu

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Filling Special Needs

Clark Memorial Library is handicapped accessible and committed to meeting the special needs of handicapped patrons.

Facilities Snapshot:

  • A wheelchair ramp is located on the west side of the building near the library's main entrance
  • Accessible push button entryway doors
  • Tables and study carrels are wheelchair accessible
  • Three wheelchair accessible computer tables and several adjustable height study/laptop tables
  • A delayed closure elevator is available for access to the library's upper and lower levels
  • Aisles wide enough for wheelchairs
  • All interior doors are equipped with lever handles
  • Accessible restrooms
  • Security screens with no turnstiles
  • Flohr Lecture Hall provides access to the stage via a wheelchair, amplification devices upon request, and multiple locations for wheelchairs

Services Snapshot:

  • VictorReader Stream available for check out at the Service Desk
  • Two Magni-Sight readers located on the lower level
  • Ebsco database content offers text to speech
  • Ebsco databases support JAWS screenreader
  • Standard accessibility features are available on computer workstations (both PC and Apple)
  • Library staff will retrieve books from shelf upon request
  • Remote access to the library's electronic resources is offered
  • Training for all staff regarding services for patrons with special needs
  • Library staff work closely with SSU's Office of Disability Services and University Information Services to assist users with special needs