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Accessibility Support Services: E.K. Williams Law Library

Law Library Accesibility

Location

401 Robson Hall,  224 Dysart Road

 

Collection

The E.K. Williams Law Library includes print law texts, reports, and statutes and provides access to a full suite of Canadian, English, and American legal resources.

 

Telephone
Reference:  204-474-6371; Service Desk:  204-474-9997

 

Home page

http://libguides.lib.umanitoba.ca/ekwilliams

Building Access Information

Summary

  • Wheelchair entrance at front of Robson Hall to main floor of building.
  • Accessible entrance doors.
  • Access to library on fourth floor via elevator.
  • Most aisles in Law Library are the minimum wheelchair width (36”). 
  • Study desks accommodate wheelchairs. 
  • Accessible counter at Service Desk.

Parking

  • Two accessible parking spaces in front of building. 
  • Four additional metered parking spaces in front of building suitable for accessible parking.

 

Building and library entrance

  • Good access to front of building.
  • Curb cut on sidewalk for wheelchair access from parking loading area at front of building.
  • Back parking lot has drop off area with ramp to sidewalk.  Sidewalk goes around the building to front accessible entrance.
  • Good access to Law Library from elevator.


Elevator

  • Access in lobby just outside library doors.
     

Facility Access Information

Washrooms

  • Accessible washrooms in library lobby with automated doors.

 

Photocopiers and Print Stations

Located on tables that may require staff assistance

  • Photocopier just inside library entrance.  Coin and card use.
  • One photo copier further inside library.
  • Print station in easily accessible central library area.

Public telephones

  • Pay phone in basement of building not height-adjustable. 

 

Library catalogue and computers

  • Accessible public terminal close to library entrance. 

Computer Labs

  • Desktop computers located in study carrels along south wall of Law Library. 
  • Wheelchair access may require staff assistance.
  • Laptops are available for the use of law students.  Must be signed out from the Reserve Desk.


Assistive Technology

Hardware

  • One computer at a wheelchair accessible workstation.

Software

  • None at present.

 Assistive Technology & Facilities