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Library services

All campus libraries provide assistance to students with disabilities. Services at the Queen Elizabeth II Library include:

  • retrieval of materials from stacks
  • assistance completing forms required for library services
  • photocopying assistance
  • assistance using library catalogues and services
  • wheelchair-accessible workstations as well as access to large study carrels
  • document delivery of materials in alternative formats from other libraries
  • a payphone TTY (at main entrance)
  • Braille dictionary

For more information and a complete listing of services see: Services for Persons with Disabilities at the Queen Elizabeth II Library.

In addition, there are two locations in the QEII Library - The Commons and Room L2001 - that offer a wide variety of adaptive technology including JAWS, ZoomText, Kurzweil 1000 & 3000, a Daisy reader, Dragon Naturally Speaking, closed circuit televisions, and ergonomic furnitutre.

Memorial University Libraries is a Visunet Canada partner. Visunet Canada, which is offered by the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB), offers a wide variety of services to persons with visual impairments and other print disabilities, including access to electronic books and electronic braille files in English and French, major French and English Canadian newspapers, and the CNIB Library's online book catalogue.

For further information about library services specific to each campus, visit the Memorial University Libraries webpage or contact:

QEII Library 864-7427
(St. John's campus)

Commons Computing Support Desk 864-6159
(St. John's campus)

Health Sciences Library 777-6672
(St. John's campus)

Dr. C. R. Barrett Library 778-0615
(Marine Institute campus, St. John's)

Ferriss Hodgett Library 637-6236
(Grenfell Campus - Corner Brook)


Glenn Roy Blundon Centre for Students With Disabilities

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000