Inclusive Technology Lab

The Inclusive Technology Lab is a supportive environment designed to facilitate learning and research with assistive technologies.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the Inclusive Technology Lab is closed. 

 

Study and Research with Assistive Technology

  • The Inclusive Technology Lab provides students with six assistive technology workstations, a distraction-reduced study space, and an accessible group study space.
  • Assistive technology can be borrowed from the Library Service Desk, located on the first floor of the Library.
  • Professional support is available to learn how to make the most of the technology available.
  • The Inclusive Technology Lab is a partnership between the Library and the Disability Resource Centre.

Location and Contact

  • Located in LIB 101, just inside the first set of doors to to the Library
    • the door requires a keycard and has an accessibility button on both sides
  • Open during UBC Okanagan Library Hours
  • Email: itl.ok@ubc.ca

How do I get access to the Inclusive Technology Lab?

Complete this form. You will receive a confirmation email that includes a link to the orientation video.

How do I borrow assistive technology?

Visit the Library Service Desk, present your UBC ID, and fill out a Technology Borrowing Agreement form (once per year). The loan period is 7 days and can be extended to the end of the term.

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ITL Technology

The Inclusive Technology Lab in LIB 101 includes:

  • 6 Dell workstations that have the standard campus student computer template, plus the following assistive software programs: Dragon Naturally Speaking, Read Write, Kurzweil, Inspiration and Scrivner
  • 2 Epson Perfection V600 scanners and 1 printer
  • A variety of ergonomic chairs and adjustable height workstations
  • 6 study carrels in a distraction-reduced study space

Visit the Library Service Desk to borrow:

Learning Technology

Ergonomic Equipment

Electronic Accessories & Headphones

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