Adaptive Workstations

The study/consultation rooms (213/G and 213/H) in Mills Library Learning Commons can be booked for use by students with disabilities for access to assistive technology in the library. Book a room.

Software and Technology Included

Note: All adaptive software (exceptiong Dragon NaturallySpeaking)¹ is available on all computers in the Mills Learning Commons.

Adaptive Software

JAWS 7.10 (Screen Reader)

Kurzweil 3000 Pro (Optical Character Recognition (OCR))

ZoomText 9.0 (Screen Magnification)

Free NaturalReader

Dragon NaturallySpeaking 5.0

Inspiration 7.6

Adobe Screenreader

Assistive Technology

CCTV (only in Room 213/D)

Magnifying glasses

Scanners with OCR software


Cassette players

Daisy players

Office Suite

Microsoft Access 2007

Microsoft Excel 2007

Microsoft PowerPoint 2007

Microsoft Publisher 2007

Microsoft Word 2007

Publishing Acrobat Professional
Math & Stats

Minitab 15

SAS 9.1 (English with DBCS and Unicode Support), and
SAS 9.1 (English)

Maple 10


Stat Transfer (numeric data conversion)

McMaster Courseware Learnlink
Programming Free Pascal
Microsoft Accessories Calculator
Excel Viewer
PowerPoint Viewer
Word Viewer
Left/Right Mouse utility
Image Editing FastStone Image Viewer and editor
Library e-Resources Software Beyond 20/20
SciFinder Scholar
Utilities Secure Shell Client*
Secure FTP Client*
7-zip compression software
Windows Unzip Software
Document Viewers Adobe Acrobat Reader (incl. Adobe eBook Reader )
GSView 4.7
Network Connectivity Microsoft Internet Explorer 7
Media/Plug-ins Flash Player
IE GeoExpress plugin (Geospatial Data)
Windows Media Player
Antivirus Sophos Antivirus
Geospatial Data


ArcGIS Suite

IE GeoExpress plugin

FME (geospatial data conversion software)

Google Earth


¹Number of adaptive software licenses shared between UTS, Student Accessibility Services, and the Libraries:

  • Kurzweil - 20 concurrent
  • JAWS - 10 concurrent
  • Zoomtext - 40 concurrent