Lincoln College

Library Accessibility

Library swipe-activated automatic gates

Library staff are keen to help all our readers to make the most of their College Library. Please contact us in the Library to discuss further support we may be able to provide or equipment we could usefully purchase to facilitate use of the Library: email the Disability contact for the Library,

For more information about support the University supplies through the Disability Advisory Service (DAS) and the Accessible Resources Unit (ARACU), please see .

Accessing the building

Parking: None.

Entrance: Level, with door swipe-activated automatic double gates. Intercom between gates for emergency contact with the Lodge. Ramp leads up to powered main door. Door swipe-activated inner glass door.

Reception: Lowered reception desk. Hearing loop fitted. One fixed-height accessible desk available on the entrance level.

Floors: 4, but only entrance level is wheelchair accessible. There are no lifts. Staff are happy to deliver books to the Lodge when needed. Please contact to arrange.

Stairs: Continuous handrails on all stairs (on one side to Upper Library, on both sides to Lower Library, Senior Library and toilets / photocopy room). Contrasting strips on all stairs, except to toilets / photocopy room, which has contrasting nosing.

Toilets: No accessible toilets - nearest is currently by the College Lodge. 3 standard toilets - 1 separate, 2 cubicle.

Assistive equipment: Magnifying glass, book rests and tinted overlay sheets are available on the desk next to the main entrance. Cushions and footstool available on top floor between the staircases.