Access Guide: Education Library

Location
in the Scarfe Building, 2125 Main Mall

Collection
Resources for all aspects and levels of education (primarily K-12), curriculum materials, and children's books

Phone/Fax/Email
604-822-5381 (information); 604-822-3767 (reference); 604-822-5378 (fax); ed.lib@ubc.ca

Homepage
http://education.library.ubc.ca/

Floorplans
all (as pdf - uses Adobe Acrobat Reader)

bookstacks (as gif - uses current browser)
accessible entrance, reference, journals, bookstacks (as gif - uses current browser)

Access Information

Summary

Access-small.png The Education Library is mainly accessible.
Noaccess-small.png Using the elevator is awkward, due to security measures. Plan for delay in obtaining materials from the lower level.

Parking
Designated handicapped parking is near the UBC Bookstore. Paid parking is down the hill in the West Parkade.

Building and Library entrance
An elaborate ramp provides access to the building. The library is just inside the main entrance, down another good ramp and through two-way swing security gates. All of the doors are automatic.

Elevator
The lower level is served by a good elevator. To use it, request a key from the staff at the Information Desk.

Library catalogue and computers
Several of the Library Web computers are at table height.

Photocopiers
Regular photocopiers are on the main level.

Public telephones
Public telephones are outside the building (standard height, near outlets).

Bookstacks
There is comfortable width between stacks and spacious aisles.

Washrooms
Specially designed and spacious accessible washrooms are on the main level.

source: http://wiki.ubc.ca/Library:Help_for_People_with_Disabilities/Education_Library