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Support for reading and writing

Turn to the library if you need your course literature adapted or computer software that supports your reading and writing.

Here's what we can help you with

Listen to your course literature

If you have a reading difficulty you can have your course literature adapted as talking books or in other formats. Borrow your talking books via Legimus and listen to them through your smartphone or computer.

Read more about who can borrow talking books on Legimus.se.

To be able to order recording of books and borrow course literatur via Legimus you must contact the library to be registered as a user.

Contact us

Order recording or adaptation of course literature

Software to support reading and writing

Students at the university have access to software and other IT tools that may make their studies easier. All students can download the software for free.

Software in the resource rooms at the University Library

  • Claro Read Plus - speech synthesis
  • Stava rex - spell check with suggestions for correct spelling
  • Spell Right 2 - spell check in English
  • Gustavas ordböcker - Swedish and English dictionaries
  • Omni Page - scanning program
  • Zoom Text - magnifying software with speech
  • Saida - predicts and suggests words when writing
  • Easy Reader - to read talking books on computer
  • Textview - for e-text reading
  • Easy Producer - software for producing talking books

Software to install on your peronal computer

  • Claro Read Plus - speech synthesis
  • Word Read Plus (Mac) - speech synthesis
  • Stava rex - spell check with suggestions for correct spelling
  • Spell Right 2 - spell check in English
  • Gustavas ordböcker - English and Swedish dictionaries
  • Saida - predicts and suggests words when writing (PC)

Software for students

Resource rooms with adapatations

At the University Library there are three resource rooms that you can book if you need support for reading and writing. There you can use computers with custom software for advanced spelling, magnification and speech synthesis among other things. A scanner is also available in each room.

At the Medical Library you can borrow a laptop with the same software installed.

Book a resource room

Contact the library

Contact us if you need access to our resource rooms or if you wish to book a personal meeting.

Contact the library