Library Access: Entrances
Entrances to all campus libraries are accessible for individuals using wheelchairs or scooters. Once in the library, some areas may not be fully accessible (eg. stacks may be too narrow, or shelving may be too high) but retrieval service by library staff is available.
Emergency Evacuation Procedures
Emergency evacuation procedures are in place in each library. In the case of an emergency, users with mobility devices or users who cannot navigate the stairs (as the elevators would not be operating) should proceed to an open or central area of the floor, where a staff member can find them and move them to a designated location.
Book / Journal Retrieval
This service may not be available on demand due to staff schedules and varying workloads. Individuals are encouraged to call, fax or email the appropriate library department with a list of required materials in advance of pickup, or to leave a list of materials to be picked up at a later time.
Photocopying from library materials can be done by library staff, for those individuals who cannot operate the self-service photocopiers. Again, advance notice of materials needed to be copied is desirable. Please contact the appropriate library department for assistance.
Students with disabilities have exclusive use of the scanners in the two consultation rooms in the Mills Learning Commons. The room numbers are 213/D and 213/H.
Students with disabilities are encouraged to book the consultation rooms in the Mills Learning Commons. Two are available: 213/G and 213/H. Rooms can be booked a maximum of three hours per day, half-hour after the library opens, and half-hour before closing.
Book Renewal: Online or by Telephone
Renewing library books online through the Book Renewal link in the Library Catalogue may be the most convenient method. For those unable to use online renewal, individuals with mobility impairments may renew library books by telephone, thereby avoiding the need to physically bring these books to the library for renewal. Please contact the Library Services department of the appropriate library if you wish to renew books by phone.