After-hours access

Schulich Library of Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, and Engineering closed for major renovation work beginning May 15, 2019. The staff and collections have been temporarily relocated (2019-2022 estimated).

Where are the collections?

Most of the collections are in the Redpath Basement and items can be requested from the catalogue. Course Reserves, the Reference Collection, and Standards are on the main floor of the McLennan Library Building. The Wendy Patrick Health Information Collection is on the second floor of the McLennan Library Building.

Where are the services and study spaces?

Services and additional study spaces are available in the McLennan-Redpath Complex.

Where are the staff?

They are now in the McLennan-Redpath Complex; the librarians are on the 6th floor of the McLennan Library Building.

For more information on the renovation project, please see the project page.

For the periods during which the library is not open 24 hours, faculty members and graduate students in the departments served by Schulich Library may obtain access to the library after closing hours. To obtain After-Hours Access (AHA), apply to your department directly. Contact your AHA departmental resource person.

If you have access problems, please contact robert.selby [at] (Robert Selby) , tel: 514-398-4409.

AHA privileges are only extended to faculty and graduate students for the purpose of carrying out research and teaching preparation requiring access to library materials. The privileges are not transferable and may be revoked at any time.

AHA departmental resource persons

Applications for AHA are submitted through designated departmental resource persons (listed below) for the departments served by Schulich Library. Researchers from McGill life sciences departments should contact robert.selby [at] (Robert Selby) , tel: 514-398-4409, for information.

Department Resource person Address Local
Architecture David Krawitz Macdonald Harrington Bldg, Room 204 6704
Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences Lucy Nunez Burnside Hall, Room 943 3758
Biomedical Engineering Prof. Robert Funnell Lyman Duff Medical Bldg., 3775 University St., Room 302 6739
Chemical Engineering Jo-Ann Gadsby M. H. Wong Bldg., Room 3060 4494
Chemistry Prof. David Ronis Otto Maass Chemistry Bldg., Room 426 5099
Civil Engineering

Sun Chee Wong

Macdonald Engineering Bldg., Room 492 6858
Computer Science Ann Jack McConnell Engineering Bldg., Room 320 00074
Earth & Planetary Sciences Anne Kosowski Frank Dawson Adams Bldg., Room 238A 3490
Electrical & Computer Engineering Caroline Brown McConnell Engineering Bldg., Room 603 1406
Geography Elisa David Burnside Hall, Room 705 4111
Masters in Manufacturing Management Marcela Cao Macdonald Engineering, Room 374 7201
Mathematics & Statistics Raffaella Bruno Burnside Hall, Room 1012 3801
Mechanical Engineering Connie Greco Macdonald Engineering Bldg., Room 270 8869
Mining and Materials Engineering

Prof. Mihriban O. Pekguleryuz

M.H. Wong Building Room 2090 1528
Physics Louise Decelles Rutherford Physics Bldg., Room 108 6477
McGill life sciences departments Robert Selby Schulich Library 4409

AHA regulations

  • Do not take anyone into the Library with you. Please ensure that nobody enters just behind you.
  • Do not lend your card and PIN to anyone else.
  • Do not remove items from the Library, unless you have signed them out using one of the self-check machines.
  • Do not use the Library AHA for casual purposes or for work or study that could reasonably be done elsewhere or during regular opening hours.
  • Do not smoke or consume food or beverages in the Library.

Please inform your department when you no longer require AHA privileges or when you leave McGill.

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