Library Virtual Tour

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Bookable Group Study Room
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24 Hour Study
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  • Located near the west entrance of the Library Building.
  • Includes access to public telephones and vending machines.
Current Serials
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  • Are materials such as newspapers, magazines and journals that the Library receives on an ongoing basis.
  • Are listed in the Library Catalogue.
  • Are shelved alphabetically by title in the Current Serials area.

Phone: (403)329-2263

Fiction Collection
Fiction Collection

The library has a leisure reading section on level 10 with a selection of best-selling fiction books that are displayed on revolving shelves alphabetically by author.

Comfortable chairs by the Fiction Collection offer students an opportunity to take a break from schoolwork and enjoy some fun reading in a cozy relaxing area.

Main Collection - Level 10
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  • Include books, documents, and older serials with call numbers between QH and ZZ, shelved by subject (Library of Congress Classification System). Rest of main collection (call numbers A - QH) is located on Level 9.
  • Are listed in the Library Catalogue.
  • Can be signed out.
Search Stations
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More search stations are available on Level 9 and Level 11.

Government Documents Collection
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Phone: (403) 329-2263

General Services Desk
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Phone: (403) 329-2265

University Library Entrance
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  • Library entrance is located on Level 10 of the Library Building.
  • Library is situated on three levels: 9, 10 and 11.
  • Library hours of opening are posted outside the library.

Click on the the maps to explore the Library . . .

Group Work Room
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  • Are enclosed areas for group work.
  • Are also available on Level 11.
  • Are available on a first-come first-served basis
  • Are guided by the Group Work Room Use Policy.
Media Collection
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Phone: (403)329-2265

Map Collection
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  • Includes topographical, thematic, historical and geological maps.
  • Focuses on Alberta, Canada, the Northwest United States and polar regions.
  • Includes some material not listed in the library catalogue.

Ask the staff at the Information and Research Assistance Desk for assistance.

Handicap Search Station Writing Centre Reserves Collection
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  • Include required and recommended readings for University courses.
  • Are listed in the online library catalogue under Reserve Lists.
  • Have short-term loan periods and higher overdue fines.

Phone: (403)329-2265

Classrooms
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  • Are also available on Level 9 and Level 11.
  • May be booked through the Registrar's Office.
Copy and Print Facilities
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Print/Copy Centres are located on all three floors of the Library

Copy and Print Facilities
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Print/Copy Centres are located on all three floors of the Library

Information and Research Assistance Desk

Information and Research Assistance Desk

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Phone: (403)329-2263


ASSISTANCE AND INFORMATION

Ask at Information Services (Reference), if you need:

  • An answer to a question. (Questions may be made in person or via Ask Us.)
  • Help with a research paper or any informational need.
  • Help with the online catalogue or any online information source.
  • Help in locating library materials.

The opening hours of the Information and Research Assistance Desk, differ from the Library's opening hours.

HANDOUTS and RESEARCH GUIDES

Popular handouts available at the service desks include:

  • Guide to Library Services
  • Bookmarks
  • Map of Library

Guides are available online on the Library homepage. Examples include:

  • Topic Guides (Book Reviews, Search Strategy)
  • Tutorials (Searching the Web)

QUICK REFERENCE COLLECTION

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Quick Reference Collection items:

  • Include popular sources of current information and statistics.
  • Are listed in the library catalogue.
  • Are located beside Information Services (Reference) to allow easy access by staff and students.
  • Cannot be signed out of the library.
PATSS

Peer Assisted Technology Support Students

PATSS are student assistants that have been trained in both hardware and software issues that library staff often encounter:

  • printing problems
  • microfiche scanning and printing
  • projector and laptop use in group work rooms
  • problems with library computer stations, laptops, digital cameras, projectors and video cameras.
Multimedia Workstations
Multimedia Stations

High end computer workstations built specifically for creating multimedia.

  • Two high end PC computers ( each with 12 GB ram, 6 core processor and two 22inch monitors)
  • One high end 27" ┬áiMac (8 GB ram, 4 core processor)
  • Two large wacom drawing tablets
  • One large format Epson scanner ( scans 11"x17")
  • One Axiom 25 Midi Controler

Visit the Multimedia Creation Resources Libguide for resources and tutorials for creating multimedia.

Group Work Room
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  • Are enclosed areas for group work.
  • Are also available on Level 11.
  • Are available on a first-come first-served basis
  • Are guided by the Group Work Room Use Policy.
Reference Collection
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  • Are sources of current information and statistics, arranged by subject.
  • Are listed in the Library Catalogue.
  • Include general and specific dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, atlases, etc.
  • Cannot be signed out of the library.
Group Work Room
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  • Are enclosed areas for group work.
  • Are also available on Level 11.
  • Are available on a first-come first-served basis
  • Are guided by the Group Work Room Use Policy.
SelfCheck Stations

The Library has Digital SelfCheck stations that allow students to quickly:

  • Check out their own materials
  • Make renewels
  • View & print their account information