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Students with disabilities

For students who require talking books or other adapted literature

Do you have dyslexia, vision impairment or other reading difficulties? If so, you can get help at the library with obtaining adapted course texts, such as talking books. Contact librarian Lars-Olof Ivarsson if you need help with adapted course literature.

Lars-Olof Ivarsson (e-mail)

Download talking books

Talking books are produced by the Swedish Agency for Accessible Media, MTM. The books are registered in their catalogue, Legimus, where you can search for and download them.

Legimus, MTM's catalogue

TorTalk - a text-to-speech software

TorTalk is a text-to-speech software, which you can install on your own computer. With TorTalk, you can listen to digital text and to e-books and articles. You can select the reading speed and choose among 20 languages and 60 voices.

The TorTalk Guide

Guide about reading support

In this guide, you will find information about reading support, how you can download and listen to talking books, and also information about reading software.

The Talking Books Guide

More help?

If you have a disability, for example dyslexia, a visual impairment or ADHD, Lund University can provide you with support during your studies.

Students with disabilities

Software on the library computers

The library computers are equipped with the following support software:

  • Stava Rex (spell check program, Swedish)
  • Spell Right (spell check program, English) 
  • TorTalk (text-to-speech software)
  • EasyReader (reading software for talking books, also with voice synthesis)

Contact

Lars-Olof Ivarsson
Librarian

lars-olof.ivarsson@ehl.lu.se
Phone: +46462227688

Lars-Olof Ivarsson