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Leslie J. Savage Library


Library Accessibility Information


There are two handicapped parking spaces on the west end of the library parking lot.



Library entrances (east and west) are equipped with automatic door openers.



There is an elevator reaching all floors of the library.


Handicap-accessible restrooms

Handicap-accessible restrooms are located on the 1st floor of the library.


For assistance locating and accessing materials, please contact the library’s Information Desk at (970) 943-2103 or

Audio Full Text of Articles

Finding Captioned Videos

Browse a list of videos that have captioning or follow the directions below to do a search.


  1. Visit our catalog (Click on Leslie J. Savage Library Catalog on our homepage)
  2. Go to the Advanced Search.
  3. Add Search Group


  1. Change the "Match" section in the first search group to ANY Terms (OR)
  2. Type close* caption* into the first box.


  1. Type Video recordings for the hearing impaired into the second box and select Subject.


  1. Click Optional Filters.
  2. Select Media in the Collection section.


  1. Add your desired topic to the search box in the second search group.
  2. Click Find

Campus Accessibility Information

Services for Western Students

  • For information about accessibility services available to students, contact the Academic Resource Center (ARC) at (970) 943-7056. ARC is located in Taylor 302.
  • Premier Assistive Technology is available on all student computers on campus. Includes:
    • Universal Reader Plus
    • Talking Dictionary
    • Talking Word Processor
    • Talking Calculator
    • E-Text Reader
    • Text-to-Audio
    • PDF Magic Pro
    • PDF Equalizer
    • E-Library (a comprehensive literary library and a reader.)
  • Please review Western’s Disability Services ( information for students.