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Commitment to Accessibility

We support UNE’s Accessibility Standards for Websites and UNE’s Campus Accessibility Statement and are committed to providing library services which meet the needs of all members of the UNE Community.

Library Buildings

Ketchum Library on the Biddeford Campus

Map of the Ketchum Library

Entrances

Power-assisted doors are located at the main front entrance and the Bush Center main entrance.

Parking

Limited accessible parking is available in the small parking lot outside the Windward Café on the library lower level. Contact UNE’s Security Office for a permit to park in these spaces.

Restrooms

Accessible restrooms are available on all three library levels. All-gender restrooms are available on the main and upper levels.

Elevator

An elevator is located to the left of the main entrance and provides access to all library levels.

Study Rooms

Study rooms 4-8 meet accessibility guidelines.

Silent Study Spaces

Silent Study space is located on the upper level.

Abplanalp Library on the Portland Campus

Map of the Abplanalp Library

Entrances

The Abplanalp ’45 Library is equipped with ramps and power-assisted doors at the library main entrance, located in the courtyard opposite Alumni Hall.

Parking

Accessible parking is available in the parking lot behind the library.

Restrooms

Accessible restrooms are available on the main and lower levels. The main level restroom is all-gender.

Elevator

An elevator is located to the left of the main entrance and provides access to all library levels.

Study Rooms

Rooms 4, 5, and 6 meet accessibility guidelines.

Silent Study Spaces

Silent study space is located on the library lower level and the upper level in the book stacks area.

Service Animals

Services animals are welcome in our library buildings. Read UNE’s policy on service and assistance animals.

Physical Library Items

We can help you retrieve library books and other materials from shelves. Ask at the front desk or search the library catalog and use the request option; we’ll email you when your books are ready to be picked up. Braille or large-print books can be requested through our Interlibrary Loan services. Audio books can be downloaded through cloudLibrary with a valid PRN or UNE ID card number.

Online Resources

The library offers a number third-party resources, including databases, e-book providers, scholarly journals, and more, which may have their own standards for accessibility. Contact us if you experience difficulty accessing library online resources.

Get Help

If you experience difficulty or a barrier to accessing library services, we want to know!

UNE Library Services

Amanda Leen, User Experience Librarian

Student Access Center

Student Access Center Website

Jessica White, Director of Student Access Center