We have one computer dedicated to those needing assistive technology. We have both a regular and an enlarged keyboard with finger shield. Please let the library staff know if you require other hardware options. This computer has access to all library databases, the internet, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.) BibleWorks, and EndNote software.
For low-vision patrons we have Kurzweil and ZoomText software. We can load other software per your requirements.
Electronic Print Magnifier
Magnifies any print item (may be handwritten) up to 45-60 times its original size and projects it on a TV screen.
Physical Access • ADA
Access • ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act)
The Luther Seminary library staff will do all we can to provide access to our library and resources. We support the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Our building and elevator conform to code at this time. Our services (e.g., loan periods) can be adjusted to meet your needs. Be sure to contact us in advance, 651-641-3447, if you plan to visit. We look forward to answering your questions and assisting you.
There are parking places reserved for drivers with disabilities in the Luther Seminary parking lot to the south of Gullixson Hall. Enter from Luther Place, located just off Como Avenue, across from St. Anthony Park Lutheran Church.
New Elevator Access to Library — 2nd Floor Gullixson Hall
The library entrance is on the second floor of Gullixson Hall. The library can be accessed by either staircase or our new building elevator. If you are in a wheelchair or unable to climb stairs, enter Gullixson Hall on the ground level from the parking lot.
Automatic Doors: The automatic doors have been installed but the inner set of heavy doors is not working yet. Be prepared to open one set of heavy doors at this entrance. Call in advance (651-641-3447) if you need assistance.
Book Stacks Access
The elevator inside the library book stacks is still being refurbished. When you visit the library we will help you locate materials on the inaccessible floors.
There are facilities for men and women on the lowest level.
Most wheelchairs will fit between the aisles in the book stacks. Library staff will help you retrieve books on out-of-reach shelves.