Support for students with reading impairments

Students with reading impairments have the right to borrow customised course books. Legimus, via MTM, offers talking books, e-textbooks and braille books. To start an account, you need to book an appointment for registration and introduction.

More support from the University

Students at Campus Gotland may contact 

Book an appointment for registration and introduction in Legimus

If you have a reading impairment, you can make an appointment for registration and introduction.

We offer individual introductions in English, as well as group introductions in Swedish. All meetings take place online in Zoom. During the registration you'll need to show an ID card or passport.

If you can’t find an available appointment, please contact, and let us know if you prefer an individual or group introduction.

Book an appointment

Transfer an existing Legimus account

Do you already have a Legimus account from another library? Apply for a transfer of your account by sending an e-mail to Please include your personal identity number.

You are welcome to make an appointment to learn more.

Ordering recordings of course books

If your required course books are not already available as talking books at Legimus, we can help you order a recording from MTM. It takes about 12 weeks to record a book, so plan ahead.

To order customised course books you need to

  • have a reading impairment
  • have a Legimus account
  • and be a student at Uppsala University.

Please note: You can only order required course books. Also, it is not possible to order parts/chapters of course books.

Order a recording

Reading studio and digital tools for studies

There is a reading studio at Blåsenhus Library that can be booked for self-studies by students with reading impairments. The studio can be booked during the information desk's opening hours.

Book the Reading Studio

The reading studio has a scanner for reading text on paper and a computer with the software below. Students at Uppsala University can also download the software to their own computers. The library offers courses where we demonstrate the software.


Speech synthesis and spelling

The University provides access to TorTalk, Spell Rex and SpellRight.

Reading software

MTM provides access to the reading software Easyreader for talking books and Textview for e-text. More information about the software is available on Legimus' website, where you can also download the software.

Last modified: 2023-03-22