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Screen Magnification and Speech Synthesizer Software


All library locations have Internet workstations which are equipped with screen magnification software (MAGic) and speech synthesizer software (JAWS).

MAGic® Screen Magnification Software

MAGic screen magnification software allows users to customize the computer's monitor view for ease of reading.

  • Increase the size of content displayed on a monitor
  • Add tinting to the screen
  • Set the contents of screen to appear in monochrome
  • Invert brightness and colors
  • Switch the colors of the text and background
  • Eliminate screen glare and boost contrast
  • Can speak aloud screen content

JAWS Screen Reading Software

Developed for computer users whose vision loss prevents them from seeing screen content, JAWS reads aloud what's on the PC screen and allows for comprehensive keyboard interaction with the computer.

Dragon Naturally Speaking 

Speech recognition software that allows you to interact with your computer just by speaking.

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