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Accessibility Support Services: William R. Newman Agriculture Library

Agriculture Library Accessibility

Library Information


236-66 Dafoe Road, Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2



Mainly electronic library, small reference and reserve collection. Main monograph and print journal collections located in Science and Technology Library.


204-474-6334 (reference); 204-474-8382 (circulation)

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Access Information


  • The William R Newman Library (Agriculture) is accessible to wheelchair-users.
  • Anticipate obstruction and narrowing of pathways from study carrels in study hall


Assistive Technology


  • Adjustable height table


  • n/a



  • There is no designated accessible parking for street parking. The parking lot E has accessible parking.

Building and library entrance

  • The main entrance had good wheel chair access.
  • Main entrance at front of building on Dafoe Road


There is an elevator in the building

Library catalogue and computers

Computers are located in the main library area, computer lab and study hall.

Book stacks

  • Book stacks behind circulation desk in Reserve area
  • There is no access to the stacks by users

Computer Labs

  • Computer lab has 12 computers
  • The lab is wheelchair accessible


  • Fully accessible washrooms located on the ground floor
  • Washrooms on 2nd floor not wheelchair accessible

Photocopiers and Print Stations 

The photocopiers and print stations located in main area of the library

Public telephones

No public telephones in the library, some located on the ground floor