Inclusive Technology Lab
Research and Study 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 centrally on the first floor of the Library. Please note that some technology requires an orientation before it can be borrowed.
- Peer and professional support is available to provide orientations and instruction on how to make the most of the technology available.
Location and Contact
- Located in LIB 101, just inside the first set of doors to to the UBC Okanagan Library.
- Open during UBC Okanagan Library Hours
- Email: email@example.com
How do I get access to the Inclusive Technology Lab?
Register with the Disability Resource Centre, located in UNC 214.
Request that a UBC Okanagan staff or faculty member emails firstname.lastname@example.org to make a referral for you.
Email email@example.com to meet with the ITL coordinator.
The Inclusive Technology Lab in LIB 101 includes:
- 5 Dell workstations with assistive software
- 1 Dell workstation with JAWS and Kurzweil 1000
- 2 Epson Perfection V600 scanners and 1 printer linked to the campus printing system
- Ergonomic chairs, a kneeling chair and electric adjustable height workstations
- 6 study carrels in a distraction-reduced study space
Learning Technology (Orientation required)
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule.
- 2 Dell Laptops with case, VGA adapter, and charger (software available)
- 1 3.5 inch colour portable digital magnifier with 3.5 hours battery life
- 8 Livescribe pens
- 2 digital recorders
- 1 reader pen
Visit the Library Service Desk to borrow:
- 2 laptop stands
- 2 portable standing desks
- 10 types of ergonomic mice
- 1 wireless touchpad
- 5 types of ergonomic keyboards
Electronic Accessories & Headphones
- 9 Logitech H390 USB Headset with microphone
- 2 sets of noise cancelling earmuffs
- 1 Apple TV to display iPads in Inclusive Technology Lab
- 1 portable CD/DVD player
- 1 set of speakers
- 5 Listen Display Receivers with Headphones
- NNELS Recording Kit
Join the ITL Advisory Council
The Inclusive Technology Lab (ITL) Advisory Council is a group of students, researchers and university staff with an interest in supporting and/or conducting research on students with disabilities and assistive technology. The council advises the Library on how to best direct and evaluate the initiatives of the ITL with collaboration and innovation in mind.
The ITL Advisory Council seeks broad membership from across the University. Undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff, and other campus departmental representatives are encouraged to join the council. Contact Barbara Sobol, Undergraduate Services Librarian, at email@example.com if you are interested in participating. The ITL Advisory Council meets for an hour twice a year.
Meeting minutes are posted below.
- 2018 October 25 Meeting Notes (PDF)
- Presentation Slides (PDF)
- 2018 February 22 Meeting Notes (PDF)
- Presentation Slides (PDF)
- 2017 October 20 Meeting Notes (PDF)
- Presentation Summary (PDF)
- 2017 February 22 Meeting Notes (PDF)
- 2016 October 17 Meeting Notes (PDF)
- 2016 May 5 Meeting Notes (PDF)
- 2016 February 22 Meeting Notes (PDF)
- 2015 October 20 Meeting Notes (PDF)