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Accessibility Support Services: Donald W Craik Engineering Library

Donald W Craik Engineering Library Accessibility

Library Information


E3-361 Engineering Building
75B Chancellors Circle


Reference Books, New Books, 2 years of Current Journals, Standards, Theses & Technical Reports.


204-474-9445 (reference) 204-474-6360

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Donald W. Craik Engineering Library

Access Information


  • The Donald W. Craik engineering Library is very accessible to wheelchair users

  • Anticipate obstruction and narrowing of pathways from book stacks, booktrucks, and study carrels.


  •  Meter Parking Stalls behind EITC Building off Dafoe Road.

Building and library entrance

  • All entrances to the EITC Building have good wheel chair access.

    From Dafoe Road, take wheelchair ramp to automatic sliding doors of EITC Building,

    turn left into hallway, elevators located on immediate left, Donald W. Craik Engineering

    Library is located on 3rd Floor , E3-351 EITC Building.  Exit elevator on 3rd floor, turn right, at end of hallway, turn left, turn right, access through turnstile gates into Donald W. Craik Engineering Library.


  • No elevator in the Library.  Elevator is located outside Library short distance down hallway.

Library catalogue and computers

  • Computers are located in Study / Reading area beside Reference Books Collection

Book stacks

  • Reference & New Books are located in the same Study/Reading area of Library.

    Access in the stacks area available, however, book trucks are parked at end of stacks,

    patron would have to back up wheelchair to exit stacks or ask for assistance from staff member,

    staff member would move book truck(s).

    Height of stacks are 10’, patron would have to ask staff for assistance to obtain material

    from top shelves of stacks.

Computer Labs

  • Computer Lab (365 EITC) is available for Library patrons. 

  • Computer Lab’s door is not automatic.

  • First table/computer has wheelchair access. On occasion Computer Lab may be used for Library training sessions


  • Male Washroom located directly across hallway from Library,

    does not have an automatic door for entry into washroom.

    Female/Male Washrooms with wheelchair access entrance, are located down hallway,

    which enters into the EITC 2 section of EITC Building, first hallway turn right, washrooms

    are located on immediate left.

Photocopiers and Print Stations 

  • Two photocopiers and one print station located in Study/Reading area of Library.

Public telephones

  • Emergency (Red) telephone available by elevators down hallway from Donald W. Craik

    Engineering Building.

Accessibility Hardware and Software


  • none


  • none