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,  541-737–4594 (TDD), or

OSU students who need research assistance over an extended period of time may contact Disability Access Services (541-737–4098, TDD 541-737–3666) in the Kerr Administration Building.

Accessible Formats

OSU's Disability Access Services (DAS) will assist patrons who need accessible formats of library publications for course assignments. For additional information or assistance, please contact the DAS.

Copy Requests

Library copiers are self-service and use OSU ID/convenience cards or cash to make copies. An add value machine is available in the 2nd floor copy center to add copy value to your OSU ID/convenience card. Black and white copies are 7¢ a copy with ID card & 10¢ with cash. All machines have enlarging capability. One machine on the 2nd floor is wheelchair-accessible.

eScanners 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 Circulation Desk can provide copying assistance during regular business hours. See the Self-Service Copiers page for more information about the drop off service.

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, complete the Retrieval of Library Materials request form ( printable version ) to the Library Circulation Desk. Your request will be filled within 24 hours and held for you at Circulation. If staff are available, your request will be filled immediately.

Tours and Information

Individualized building tours may be arranged by calling 541-737–4616. 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.

For help or training with any of the adaptive technology, please contact Information Technology Access @ DAS at 541-737–3671.

CCTV Enlargers: CCTV Enlargers are located on the 1st, 3rd, 5th and 6th floors in the computer/photocopier alcoves.

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

Loanable Equipment: Adaptive Technology available for check out includes low vision keyboard, low vision calculator, magnifying lamp, and ergonomic mice. Ask at the Circulation 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, TDD 541-737–3666.

Telephones: Public and campus phones on the 2nd floor are wheelchair-accessible. A public (pay) TDD is located in the 2nd floor vestibule. The Library’s TDD number is 541-737–4594.