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Reading Room: Services for Guests (non WCM-Q)

Guest and Visitor Services

Assistance is available when you visit the Distributed eLibrary, Our staff members provide basic reference service for your questions and instruction in the use of the facilities. For more in-depth reference or research help, please ask to speak to a librarian. All information about your use of the Reading Room resources is confidential. 

Online Resources

  • You have access to many of our licensed web resources in the Reading Room. Please ask the Reading Room staff to log you onto the computers.
     
  • We have electronic textbooks and journals, article databases, and many recommendations for relevant and reliable web resources. These are searchable in a variety of ways that our staff can demonstrate to you on request.
     
  • Computer use is on a first-come, first-serve basis, although we do ask that you give priority to WCM-Q faculty and students.

Medical Reference Books and Textbooks

  • Please be aware that our collection is best suited to medical researchers, practitioners and other healthcare professionals. Reference librarians will assist members of the public in accessing references that best suit their needs.

  • Materials are shelved in open stacks that are accessible to you while you are in the Reading Room. We regret that materials may not be signed out by guests.

About Our Technology

  • Macintosh computers, a photocopier, a printer and a scanner are available.

  • Personal laptops are welcome, ask library staff for a guest login for our network.

  • Cell phones should be switched to silent and calls taken outside the room.