The Kalamazoo College Library is committed to providing all people access to our spaces, materials, services, and programs, as library resources permit. This includes disabled students, staff, faculty, and visitors.
We affirm Kalamazoo College’s commitment to access for people with disabilities.
Accessible Library Services and Spaces
The Library provides resources for people with disabilities, such as:
- Quiet zones: the second floor Reading Room and the third floor of the Upjohn Library Commons
- Virtual reference options via email or Teams
- Requesting materials for pickup at the Circulation Desk
- Interlibrary loan and MeLCat to request materials from other libraries
How We Can Help
We can help you:
- use library resources;
- find directions and parking information, including accessible parking;
- access materials in the library;
- use library spaces;
- borrow and use media equipment (such as cameras, video equipment, and the like);
- find accessibility resources and policies.
Prepare for Your Visit
Prepare for your visit to our building with information about parking, physical accessibility, and restrooms.
Computing options in the Library include assistive technologies.
How to Contact Us
Please let us know about any accommodations you need! You can contact us through:
- our Ask a Librarian form;
- the firstname.lastname@example.org email;
- or in person at the Circulation Desk or Reference Desk on the Library’s main floor.
If you experience a barrier because of your disability while using library resources or spaces, please contact the Library Director.
College Accessibility Resources
The College’s Resources for Students with Disabilities page links to information about accommodations for students. Information Services has an Assistive Technologies page for students, faculty, and staff. Guidelines for making websites and documents more accessible are on the WordPress Help: Accessibility page.
Thanks to our colleagues at Washington and Lee University Library for allowing us to use their accessibility statement as a model.