Kiefer Library

Disability Access Services

Services for Persons with Disabilities

Kiefer Library is part of the Learning Commons and is wheelchair accessible. Staff is committed to providing equal access to materials, resources and services.

Building Access

Reserved parking is available in all campus parking lots. The closest access to the College Center is due south of the building or in front of Allied Health.

Access to the College Center is from the east of west side of the building. Both doors have electronic door openings. An elevator is available for access to the 2nd floor where the Library is located.


Reference Service

Learning Commons staff has the expertise to help you with your technology and research needs. You can also contact us to set up individual Quick Start Library Research sessions. 339-6458.

Retrieval of library items from the shelves

If you would like staff to retrieve materials from the library shelves, please ask for staff assistance at the Information/Circulation Desk. Materials may also be placed on hold through the Library Catalog.

You can also request items by telephoning or calling the library Items will then be pulled and will be held at the Information/Circulation desk.

Copiers, Printers, Scanners

All of these items are located in the Learning Commons. If you need assistance, the staff will be glad to help.

Accessibility Room

The Learning Commons houses an Accessibility Room which is available for use during all hours the Learning Commons is open. This room contains many items which are of assistance to our students.

Services for students with disabilities at Aims are coordinated through the Disability Office.

Priority of the use of this room and equipment is given to eligible students who have been identified and then processed through Disability Access Services. To reserve the room or the use of a specific piece of equipment in this room, please call or contact Learning Commons staff at or 334-6458.

"Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Disability Access Services Office privately to discuss her/his specific needs. Please be aware that before most accommodations can be allowed in class they must be approved through the Disability Access Services office. Students should contact the Disability Access Services office at (970) 339-6388 or to set up an appointment to discuss the process of requesting reasonable accommodations. We are located in the newly remodeled College Center in the One-Stop Shop area on the 1st floor."

In addition, in the general computer learning lab area of our Learning Commons there are some work stations that can be easily adjusted to a height which accommodations most wheelchairs.

There is also a machine available in the Learning Commons for enlarging the text of printed material. (No accommodation letter is required.)

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