Access to Stauffer LibraryThe Union Street, University Avenue (north corner), and Albert Street entrances into Stauffer Library are wheelchair accessible. These entrances are equipped with ramps and automatic door openers. See the map of the ground floor of Stauffer Library.
ParkingThere are three metered accessible parking spaces available on Albert Street at Union Street.
Drinking FountainsWheelchair accessible drinking fountains are available on each floor of the library. Drinking fountains are located in alcoves so that they do not cause a hazard for persons with visual impairments.
ElevatorElevators in the library are wheelchair accessible. Elevators provide access to all floors in the library. Controls inside all elevators are brailled. As well, there are large raised and brailled numbers located on each elevator. A computerized voice indicates which direction the elevator is going and when it is stopping on a floor.
Public Service DesksThe Circulation Desk is designed to provide "split-level" service. The Learning and Research Services Desk is wheelchair accessible. Both desks are clearly visible and easily accessed from the Library's entrance.
StacksAisles between bookstacks are continuous and provide sufficient clearance for persons in wheelchairs or on crutches.
Main StaircaseA continuous handrail is provided.
TelephonesWheelchair accessible pay phones are located in the Loggia and on each floor of the Library. All pay phones in the Library have adjustable volume controls for those individuals who are hard of hearing. A Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD/TTY) is located in the Assistant's office, Room 120c. The number is (613) 533-3344.
WashroomsAll washrooms in the building are wheelchair accessible.
WorkstationsManual height-adjustable workstations are found on each floor of the library.
Fire AlarmsVisual fire alarms are dispersed throughout the building.
Last Updated: 20 May 2011