Inclusive Technology Lab

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


Study and Research with Assistive Technology

  • The Inclusive Technology Lab provides students with a technology borrowing collection, six assistive technology workstations, a distraction-reduced study space, and an accessible group study space.
  • 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 the Library
    • the door requires a keycard and has an accessibility button on both sides
  • Closes 15 min before the main UBC Okanagan Library Hours
  • Email:

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.

Keycards are borrowed, so you will need to have a UBCcard before you can receive your keycard.

How do I borrow assistive technology?

Visit the Library Service Desk, present your UBCcard, 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. ITL items can be recalled by others and will then have a shortened loan period.

ITL Assistant: Peer Tech Help

Get assistance with learning to use, and troubleshoot, assistive technology.

Drop-in hours (January 8 – April 11 2024)

*exception: No Drop-In on Fri Mar 8th 

Mondays 12:00 – 4:00pm

Tuesdays 1:00 – 3:00pm

Fridays 11:30am – 1:30pm

By appointment only,  Alternating Wednesdays 12:00 – 1:00pm

February 28

March 13 and 27

Technology Petting Zoo – Alternating Wednesdays 12:00 – 1:00pm

March 6 and 20


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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, and Inspiration. MS Magnifier is also installed as part of Windows 10.
  • 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

ITL Technology in the Library:

  • 6 workstations in the Library provide access to the following assistive software programs: Dragon Naturally Speaking, Inspiration and Read & Write. These workstations are located on the first floor in row LB1039 to LB1044.

Visit the Library Service Desk to borrow:

photo of reader pen in use

Learning Technology

Ergonomic Equipment

Electronic Accessories & Headphones

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