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The University of Manitoba campuses are located on original lands of Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene peoples, and on the homeland of the MĂ©tis Nation. More

Library Study Spaces: Home


All UM Libraries are closed due to Provincial COVID restrictions (effective May 9, 2021).

We are still available to provide help, virtual services, and access to collections with contactless pickup through the pickup lockers as well as access to electronic databases.

Visit our COVID-19 updates regularly for current information.



  • Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday. Closed Saturday & Sunday.
  • Drop-in access -- first-come, first-served.
Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library

* Library access is available to Bannatyne campus students, staff, and faculty who have swipe card access.


  • Study space is limited due to safety precautions.
  • Students will need their UM ID card, in order to enter the libraries' study spaces.
  • Main library floors will be available as a QUIET study zone. All other areas and levels, including elevators and group study rooms will be closed.
  • A reduced number of computers are available for student use.
  • Access to physical library materials will be closed; and in-person reference staff will be unavailable. Here are some options for obtaining help:
  • Printing, scanning, and photocopying will be unavailable.


Please follow the general public health precautions regarding COVID-19 from the Government 
of Manitoba

  • Use of 3-ply reusable or disposable MASKS is mandatory.
  • NO food is permitted in the library. Students may bring their own water in a lidded container. Water fountains will be unavailable and Starbucks is closed.
  • Maintain physical distancing (6ft/2m) at all times.
  • Ensure SANITATION of hands and work areas.
  • Only 1 PERSON per table.
  • Do not move the furniture.
  • Maintain washroom cleanliness.