John W. Scott Health Sciences Library

The Health Sciences Library is located within the Walter C Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre. Enter and exit on the second floor, where you will find the Service Desk, reserve collection, holds, computer workstations, study space & group study rooms. Circulating books are located on Level 1A (middle floor). Group study rooms are available for booking online. Study space and journals are located on Level 1 (lower floor) of the library. The Rawlinson rare book collection is housed in the Phyllis Russell Rare Book Room also located on Level 1. For access, ask at the Service Desk on Level 2.

Health Sciences Library Staff List

Health Sciences Library Contact Information

2K3.28 Walter C. Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2R7

780-492-7947 or
780-492-5154

jwsinfo@ualberta.ca

Accessibility information for the Health Sciences Library

Health Sciences Subject Guides

John W. Scott Health Sciences Library Hours all library hours

John W. Scott Health Sciences Library

Access the Health Sciences Library

The Scott Library is accessible via the 2nd floor of the Walter C. Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre.

Closest Parking/Transit Options

Jubilee/Health Sciences LRT Station is situated across the street from the 114st West entrance. There is direct access from the LRT to the WMC 2nd floor via an elevator. There is a parking lot next to the Hospital at 112st and 86 ave. Meter parking is available by the Emergency entrance off 112 St.

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

If taking transit, go into the Jubilee/Health Sciences LRT Station elevator and take it to the 2nd floor. When you exit the elevator, turn left onto pedway (crossing 114 st).

  • Enter the Walter C. Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre.
  • Walk straight ahead to the directional signs and map.
  • Follow the arrow indicating the John W. Scott Health Sciences Library (2K3).
  • At the EXIT sign overhead, turn to the John W. Scott Library/Bernard Snell Hall.
  • Cross the pedway over the hospital cafeteria.
  • Follow the signs to the John W. Scott Library.

If using the parking lot off 112 St, enter the Walter C. Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre using the 112st EAST entrance.

  • Proceed ahead to the elevators access to All Levels.
  • Elevators are located directly across from the Information desk.
  • Take the elevators up to the 2nd level and go to the directional signs and follow to the John W. Scott Health Sciences Library (2K3).
  • At the EXIT sign overhead, turn to the John W. Scott Library/Bernard Snell Hall.
  • Cross the pedway that runs over the hospital cafeteria.
  • Follow the signs for the John W. Scott Library.

There is an automatic door opener at the exit to the library.

There are no wheelchair ramps in the Scott Library.

Entrance to wheelchair ramp is at the front door. No elevators to mezzanine.

Building and Library Entrance(s)

The Scott Library is accessible via the 2nd floor of the Walter C. Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre.

Elevators

There is one elevator in the Scott Library, at the end of the corridor beside the Service Desk.

Tables/Workstations

There is a height adjustable computer station located opposite the Service Desk on the 2nd floor.

Washrooms

There are wheelchair-accessible washrooms on each floor.

Alarms

There are 12 fire alarms in the Scott Library, including the Halon fire alarm located just outside the Rawlinson Rare Book Collection room.

Service Desk

The Service Desk is located to the right immediately upon entering the library. There are two standings stations and one at wheelchair height.

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