Ferguson Library for Print-Handicapped Students - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Ferguson Library for Print-Handicapped Students
Ferguson Library
c/o Patrick Power Library
Saint Mary's University
923 Robie Street
Halifax, NS B3H 3C3
(902) 420-5553 (Local)
(902) 420-5561 (Fax)

Brief Description

Hours of operation: Winter: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Summer: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Clients served on average per year: 70
Number of staff: 1
Staff description: Digitization Assistant
Geographic area served: Canada and the United States.


Walt Tanner, Digitization Assistant, (902) 420-5553, walt.tanner@smu.ca

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Braille/Electronic/Audio/Large Print Production
    • Audio and Etext for post-secondary students.
  • Library Services
    • Provides resources and services for print-handicapped post-secondary students and professionals. Has 850 titles on cassette, borrows from other institutions nationally and internationally. Kurzweil scanning machine available. Large-print and voice synthesizer computer terminal available. Books not available elsewhere converted to audiotape by volunteers.
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