The administration and staff of the Valley Library endeavor to make the library’s facilities and collection accessible to all members of the OSU community. Persons with special requests not covered below may contact the Information desk at 541-737–7295 or

OSU students who need research assistance over an extended period of time may contact Disability Access Services (541-737–4098) in the Kerr Administration Building.

Accessible Rooms

The library has four study rooms that are ADA accessible; all study rooms are ADA compliant. You may reserve online or at the Borrowing and Information Desk.

  • Room 1862 has a lightweight table, and chairs on casters.
  • Rooms 5163, and 5563 have a lightweight table, chairs on casters, and a whiteboard with the base 34” from the floor.

Accessible Formats

Students needing accessible formats for required course materials such as textbooks or documents should contact OSU's Disability Access Services (DAS) for assistance. Students needing accessible formats for non-required course-related readings or other research materials may request those materials and the type of alternate format needed from the OSU Libraries by submitting a request form, emailing, or by calling 541-737-4488. OSU Libraries will work to make reasonable accommodations.

Copy Requests

The library copier is self-service and coin-operated. Black and white copies are 10¢ with cash. The machine, which is located is on the 2nd floor, has enlarging capability and is wheelchair-accessible.

Scanners are also available on the 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 5th floors. You can scan your documents for free and send them to yourself by email or save onto a flashdrive.

The Information Desk can provide copying assistance during regular business hours.

Contact Disability Access Services for extended assistance.

Research Assistance

Research assistance is available at the Reference Desk or by appointment with a subject librarian.

Retrieval of Library Materials

For assistance retrieving materials from the library stacks, please Ask a Librarian, or complete a Scan and Deliver Request. Your request will be filled as quickly as possible.

Tours and Information

Individualized building tours may be arranged by calling 541-737–4616 or email For additional library assistance, please call the Information Desk at 541-737–7295.

Adaptive Technology

The Learning Commons computers on the main (2nd) floor are equipped with audio web browsers and screen reading and magnification software. Wheelchair-accessible terminals are located on every floor of the library.

Closed Captioned Videos: A VCR and monitor for viewing closed-captioned videos is available for use. Ask at the Information Desk.

Loanable Equipment: Adaptive Technology available for check out includes low vision keyboard, low vision calculator, magnifying lamp, and ergonomic mice. Ask at the Borrowing and Information Desk on the 2nd floor.

Disability Access Services: For additional information about OSU services for students with disabilities, visit OSU's Disability Access Services or call 541-737–4098.

Telephones: Campus phone on the 2nd floor are wheelchair-accessible.