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Computing and Information Services

Hardware & Software

The IT Service provides a number of software packages and specialist hardware devices over the university. Some are specific to a location and some can be accessed via any NPCS PC


  • D - Durham Campus CIS Study Room
  • Q - Queens Campus CIS Study Room
  • N - Available on all NPCS systems
My Reader CCTV Unit Picture

My Reader CCTV Unit


22" Widescreen Monitors in the following locations :-

  • CIS Science Site Classrooms - CG65, CG66, CM001, CM003, CM131
  • IT Elvet Riverside Classrooms - ER150, ER151, ER156
  • Library (Durham) Level 3 CIS Study Room
  • Palace Green Library
  • Education 244
  • Library Level 2
  • Library Level 3
  • Study Room (Queens) - (Q)
  • D25 - (Q)
  • D26 - (Q)
  • ISC Library - (Q)

These monitors are set at a specific resolution 1280 x 720 for use by students and staff who have visual impairment, and they will have priority use on these systems

Humanware 'MyReader 2' CCTV Magnification Unit (D) (Q)


  • Jaws for Windows v8.3 ( D, Q)
  • Inspiration 7 (N)
  • Texthelp Read & Write Gold v 7 (D, Q)

Disability query?

If you have queries about disability, or teaching of disabled students contact Disability Support