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Accessibility Resources

Heterick Accessibility Services

Heterick Memorial Library is committed to providing equal access to our library collections, services, and facilities to all of our patrons. It is our priority to provide reasonable accommodations and timely access to users with disabilities, and to be compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

For assistance, or if you have any suggestions or comments, please contact the library directly at

Online Request & Pickup

Current ONU students, faculty, and staff can request that items in our collection be made available for pickup at our front desk on the first floor. To request an item, please complete the following form. You'll be contacted by the library when your item is ready for pickup.

Retrieval Help

Library staff is on hand to help any patron retrieve physical and electronic items upon request. For help retrieving physical items, ask the front desk staff or email For help retrieving electronic items, email

Scanning Service

If you need help getting a document or book scanned and made readable, ask for help at the front desk! Staff can assist in scanning library materials and help make those materials accessible via OCR.

Audiovisual Equipment

Rooms in Heterick Memorial Library are equipped with a variety of audiovisual devices. For more details on the specific equipment in each room, visit our Reserve a Room page and hover your cursor on the icon just to the right of the room name. The library also has older audiovisual equipment available for patrons to checkout. Contact the library at 419-772-2181 or if you have questions or would like to use this equipment.

Scanners & Printers

Printer/Scanners in Heterick Library have accessibility features to allow for easy scanning and printing.

Building Accessibility

Heterick Library contains easily accessible study carrels and work stations throughout the building. The elevator in Heterick is located on the north wall of the building, and can be accessed to the left of the front desk, towards the back wall on the first floor.

Mobile Furniture

All furniture on the first floor of the library can be easily moved to suit your needs, whether it's to make a more accessible group study space or accommodating your own space. Additionally, most tables on the second and third floors have space for wheelchair accessibility.

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