Unique Present of Rotary Club “Saulė” to Šiauliai University Library
Šiauliai University Library received a gift from Šiauliai Rotary Club “Saulė” – a special printer for visually impaired people. The Club bought a special embossing printer made by „Zychem Ltd“, special paper for embossing printer and special markers. It is symbolic that this present necessary for the Library was delivered on January 6, on Epiphany.
For four years Šiauliai Rotary Club has been implementing a charity project seeking to prepare a work place equipped with newest technological equipment for visually impaired people. Several years ago the Library received special software “Dolphin Easy”, a large print keyboard, portable video magnifier, TV system “Smart -View 360”.
The Director Aušra Mingailienė told that embossing printer will be useful not only for visually impaired people but also for teachers, specialists who are working with visually impaired people. With the help of the printer it will be possible to print out various teaching material – embossed diagrams, texts, pictures. Such unique equipment is only at our University’s Library in Lithuania.
Šiauliai University Library always pays attention to the readers with disabilities. In the Library there are work places with adjustable tables for people with movement disabilities, special text magnifying equipment.
Information by Department of Communication and Marketing of Šiauliai University
Photos by Zenonas Ripinskis