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Services for the visually impaired and blind

Braille-Tastatur und Kopfhörer

The MultiMediaCenter offers a special workplace and service for blind and visually impaired students and staff:

Workplace for the visually impaired and blind

Contact person:

Matthias Hartmann

Room 506 A (central library ground floor)
E-mail: matthias.hartmann@ur.de
Phone: 0941 943-1553

Location and access

Central library ground floor, room 5.19 C.
Before using the workstation for the first time, we urgently ask you to consult the supervisor.


  • Windows PC with the usual software in CIP-Pools
  • Voice output and Braille display for the blind
  • Zooming software for screen magnification for the visually impaired
  • Text recognition and read aloud function
  • Access to the university network

Digitization service

The MultiMediaCenter offers blind and visually impaired students and staff the opportunity to have documents from the library's holdings scanned in various text and image formats free of charge.

On request, we can also provide the materials as audio files.

Please contact us if you are interested:

Nadine Schmidt-Dechant

e-mail: Nadine.Schmidt-Dechant@bibliothek.uni-regensburg.de
Phone: 0941 943-69398

Further information:

Special UR offers for people with disabilities

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