Accessibility at Douglas Library

Queen's University Library is committed to an inclusive community with accessible goods, services, and facilities that respect the dignity and independence of persons with disabilities.

The Library offers services, technology and accessible spaces for students, faculty and staff with disabilities. Many of these resources are provided by the Adaptive Technology Centre (ATC), located in room 120, Stauffer Library. Please consult the Adaptive Technology Centre website for details.

Access to Douglas Library

The University Avenue entrance into Douglas Library is wheelchair accessible. This entrance is equipped with a ramp and automatic door openers. See the map of the ground floor of Douglas Library.


There are metered accessible parking spaces available on Albert Street at Union Street and at Union Street near Division Street.

Public Service Desk(s)

The Information Services Desk located on the ground floor is accessible.

The Information Services Desk on level 6 (located in W.D. Jordan Rare Books and Special Collections) is accessible.


There are no height-adjustable workstations.


There are two accessible elevators. Elevators provide access to all floors in the library. Controls inside the elevators are Brailled.


Accessible washrooms are located on levels 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7.

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