Library

Location:
South of Prince Philip Drive, Education Building to the west, north of Physical Education Building.
Parking:
Area 17 (3 w/c spaces), Area 18 (2 w/c spaces), meter parking near Area 17 and part of Area 18.
Study areas:
Study area on each level; half levels in the Reading Room are not accessible; locked study cubicles, single, group and special study rooms.
Outside entrance:
Level 1: accessible at ground level from north entrance to tunnel (from parking Area 18). Level 2: accessible at south (main) entrance at ground level.
Proximity to lounges, refreshments:
Closest cafeteria: University Centre (accessible via ground level pedestrian walkway); Level 3: comfortable open seating overlooking main entrance to the library.
Skywalk/tunnel access:
Steep ramp runs directly into the tunnels, handrails are available. Elevator access from tunnel near Room L-1013.
Elevators:
Access to all levels.
Washrooms:
Level 1: four accessible (2 staff); Levels 2, 3, 4, 5: two accessible on each level.
Telephones:
Six on main level near front entrance (all have volume control, 4 lowered), 2 near tunnel entrance (no access features). A payphone TTY is available at the main entrance.
Lecture, classroom areas:
Level 1: conference rooms are accessible.
Remarks, hints:
Ergonomic furniture and adaptive technology is available in Room L-2001 (e.g., Closed Circuit Television {CCTV} with 20" monitor; microcomputer with ZoomText, JAWS, etc.). Also available is a Braille dictionary, tape recorder, and space for personal Braille machines. Request key at the Circulation Desk.
Ergonomic furniture and a wheelchair-accessible workstation with adaptive technology (e.g., Spark-Space Learner, Kurzweil 3000, JAWS, etc.) is available at The Commons.

The Media and Data Centre, Room L-1005, has cassette players and earphones available. For library materials on audiocassette, contact the Media and Data Centre (Room L-1005) or Interlibrary Loans (Room L-2027C).

Other services include retrieval of materials from book stacks and photocopying assistance (check at the Circulation Desk). To request the use of designated study areas call (709) 737-7423.

Emergency exit with alarm accessible from Level 1 (emergency use only); other emergency exits with alarms are not accessible because they are at base of stairwells.

Easy access to University Centre via ground level enclosed pedestrian walkway.


Contact

Glenn Roy Blundon Centre for Students With Disabilities

230 Elizabeth Ave

St. John's, NL A1B 3X9 CANADA

Tel: (709) 864-2530

Fax: (709) 864-2552

becomestudent@mun.ca