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Butler Assistive Technology Room

Room G101.11
Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center

The Butler Assistive Technologies Room is a collaborative effort between the Weigle Information Commons and the Weingarten Learning Resources Center (VPUL).

  • Like audiobooks? Why not have your Canvas readings read to you?
  • Have writer's block?  Try dictating your thoughts out loud!
  • Need a break? Mark's Cafe is conveniently located just around the corner.
  • Too much distraction? Enjoy a quiet private space to enhance focus. 

The Butler Room as 24 access.

PC desktop
Video magnifier
Dragon speech recognition (iOS & Windows)
  • Text-to-Speech: Have your documents read aloud to you with Kurzweil software. Coming soon! 
  • Speech-to-Text: Dictate and transcribe your writing to both iMac and PC computers using Dragon software.
  • Convert and edit your documents without retyping using OCR software using Adobe and ReadIris software.

After the room manager has confirmed your reservation, you can pick up the room key at the Rosengarten Reserve desk. We'll also consider special requests for recurrent bookings. 


For wheelchairs

Sufficient doorway & hallway clearance.
Clearance to approach table.
Table has accessible surface height, knee clearance, and leg clearance.

Orthopedic accessibility

Chairs have adjustable height.
Tables have adjustable height.


Natural and/or non-fluorescent lighting.

Nearby bathrooms

The women's and men's bathrooms have one accessible bathroom stall each. The bathrooms are located off the Undergraduate Study Center and next to Mark's Café
See ground floor plan.