Butler Assistive Technology Room

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Butler Assistive Technology Room

Butler Assistive Technology Room


Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center
Ground floor
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.

Ergonomic mouse (mice)
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.
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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.