Tallinn University of Technology

Computers, Internet

Log in to the library computers:

  1. With your TalTech Uni-ID password or an ID-card (PIN1 required)  
    Gives access through a secure authentication system to the university's ICT resources.

  2. With guest username and password (written on the keyboard)
    NB! All saved data and files will be deleted when you log out of the local account

All computers in the library can be used for printing. Print In City print/copy devices on 1st, 2nd and 3rd floor and EMERA Branch Library's 1st floor can be used to receive print jobs.

The wireless internet Wi-Fi (eduroam or TalTech) is available everywhere at the library.

There is some basic software installed to the library computers. It is possible to add extra software for you to use if you log in with your UNI-ID and choose a necessary software from the Software Centre.  

With extra wishes and for help turn to university IT HelpDesk.

Borrow computer accessories

It is possible to borrow different computer accessories at the 4th floor service desk with your library card. The accessories are for in-library use only.

  • Monitor (two video cables are attached)

  • Adapters for connecting monitor and laptop

  • Keyboard (Estonian keyboard)

  • Computer mouse USB

  • Numeric keyboard USB  

  • Webcam USB-A

  • Scanner  

  • Headphones  

  • Calculator

  • ID-card reader  

  • Cables for charging smartphones from computer

Reading and listening devices for the blind

There are 3 devices available in the library on the 2nd floor for the visually impaired and blind people to read and listen printed and audio materials. In addition, there is a possibility to use a tactile graphics and braille-embossing printer. It is possible to use a computer with the help of JAWS.

On the 2nd floor of the library, it is possible to use a computer with the help of JAWS. The computer connected with braille output device is provided with JAWS for Windows 15.0 that works with Eloquence speech synthesizer.

A screen reader is a program that analyses what is displayed on the screen and re-presents the information usually via either the speech synthesizer or the Braille output device.

JAWS presents what is on the screen with the help of the speech synthesizer, thus enabling a blind person to work with a computer.

With the assistance of JAWS, a visually impaired person can surf the net, send e-mails, communicate via messaging clients, compose documents and spreadsheets and much more.

Video magnifier MagniLink Vision (MLV) magnifies an image of the printed material on the screen. In order to enhance readability, the color of text as well as background can be adjusted. This device consists of a screen and a reading table, which can be moved left and right. 

Manual MagniLink Vision (eng PDF. 450 KB) 

Video magnifier Mezzo V3.0 “to go” is an electronic video magnifier with a continuous magnification from x2.2 to x90. Columns can be comfortably read just by turning the monitor 90 degrees. The picture will be automatically adapted to the new monitor direction.

The device is small enough to easily move it from one place to the other and can be collapsed for transporting to another location. Mobility package includes a carrier case (weight 5,3 kg).  In order to enhance readability, the color of text as well as background can be adjusted. The device can be borrowed on the basis of a valid library card.

The KOBA EasyReader Daisy is a compact machine that scans printed material and then reads it out loud. The document can be placed in any direction on the machine; it will be automatically rotated in order to recognize the print. The speed of the “reading out loud”' can be adjusted. A pair of headphones are available next to the device.

Manual EasyReader Daisy (eng PDF. 764 KB)

The printer ViewPlus Emprint adds color ink print to a tactile output. It is possible to print on many different types of media, from lightweight copy paper to heavy cardstock, up to 9 inches wide.

ViewPlus printer embosses print at a 20 dots-per-inch graphic resolution and automatically convert colors and gray scale into variable dot heights. ViewPlus embossers use the standard Windows printer driver to mix text and graphics in mainstream Windows software like Word and Excel. Use the Tiger Software Suite (TSS) to take braille translation and tactile graphics to a new level.