Both library sites, the Main Library and the Chemistry and Mechanical Engineering Library, allow barrier-free access.

VIP computer workstation in the Main Library

With the VIP computer workstation, the TU Wien Bibliothek offers a technical and organisational infrastructure to facilitate access to study materials for people with disabilities and chronic illnesses. Assistive technologies are also available for visually impaired and blind persons (Vision Impaired Persons). The VIP workstation allows barrier-free access and is located on the 4th floor of the Main Library on Resselgasse 4. After an introduction to the facilities, you can use this workstation throughout the library opening hours.

What equipment does the VIP workstation have?

In addition to the usual hardware and software, a PC with an internet connection is also equipped with the following components:

  • Large screen with swivel arm
  • Magnification program
  • Camera reading system
  • Braille display
  • Voice output and input
  • Voice recording
  • Scanner and text recognition
  • Braille embosser
  • Ergonomically adjustable table

We provide the devices listed and staff support is available for the following:

  • Searching for desired literature
  • Converting available literature into a readable format
  • Training in the independent use of the workstation for research and academic work