Herbert T. Coutts Library

Herbert T. Coutts Library is the primary resource library for the Faculties of Education and Physical Education & Recreation at the University of Alberta.

Coutts Library Hours all library hours

Instructions for Accessing the Herbert T. Coutts Library

Access to Coutts Library

The entrance to Coutts Library is in the Education South Building, just inside the southeast entrance.

Closest Parking/Transit Options

  • LRT stop is University Station.
  • Bus stop is University Transit Centre.
  • Closest parking is located just east of the Education South Building (Lot A, 87 ave & 112 st).

Directions to/from above including details about wheelchair accessible entrances and pathways, availability of ramps and automatic door openers, etc

There is one dedicated wheelchair parking space - at the end of the parking lot closest to 87th ave. It is in the center parking area, facing the library.

There is an automatic door opener as you enter the southeast door to Education South.

The wheelchair ramp is to the left. Once you get to the top of the stairs, there is a corridor to the right which leads to Coutts Library.

Building Access

When entering the southeast door to Education South, you can see the entrance to the library up some stairs to your right.

The wheelchair ramp is to the left. Once you get to the top of the stairs, there is a corridor to the right which leads to Coutts Library.

The door to Coutts Library is always propped open during open hours.

Elevators

An elevator within the library accesses all three levels. The elevator is located near the entrance to the computer lab.

Tables/Workstations

Tables are located on the all 3 floors and are not height adjustable.

There is one adjustable-height table on the Main Level of the library.

Washrooms

Washrooms on the 2nd floor are wheelchair accessible.

Alarms

none

Service Desk

Includes a 32in high section.

Other Information

There are sections in the stacks on the 2nd floor that are inaccessible by wheelchair. If something is needed from this area, ask for assistance at the service desk or place a hold on the item to have it picked up.

See map of library floors at http://www.campusmap.ualberta.ca/