The Commons

Masks are strongly encouraged while in the QEII Library (including The Commons) and the Rotunda.


Computing Support Desk & Computer Access

Computers and printing services are available for drop-in use in The Commons and the Rotunda. Check out our hours of operation for in-person technical support on the Computing Support Desk. 

For more information on library services, please visit the library's COVID-19 information hub.

Tutoring and Software Workshops

The Commons peer tutors are available to provide assistance in a variety of software applications. Upcoming virtual workshops will be advertised via our Workshops page. One-on-one virtual assistance is also available; contact us at to book an appointment.

Scanning & Colour Printing

Scanning and colour printing are currently available in The Commons, at the designated stations outside the entrance to the Digital Media Centre. 

Downloadable Software

You can install a number of applications on your home computer including Microsoft Office 365, SPSS, MatLab, and ArcGIS. All of these can be downloaded by visiting and following the instructions provided.