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The McClay Library


  • Disabled parking spaces are available near the library entrance.
  • There are automatic doors at the library entrance and cards must be scanned for entry.
  • Accessible entry is provided via a gate.

Getting around the building

There are lifts to all floors in the library.

  • Accessible toilets are available on all floors
  • If you need help accessing any parts of the Library, ask any member of staff at the Borrower Services Desk or any Enquiry Desk.
  • Help with book fetching and photocopying is also available – just ask!
  • A low level self-service terminal is available to users with wheelchairs, in the Short Loan area

In an emergency

  • In the event of an emergency do not use the lifts.
  • Library staff will direct all Library users in the event of an emergency.
  • Refuge points are located at all fire exits in the building.
  • Wheelchair lifts are also available - please ask at Reception.

Contact Dr Robert Whan in advance if you wish to find out more about evacuation procedures in advance of your visit.

Library service queries, comments and suggestions

Dr Robert Whan (Information Services Disability Co-ordinator)
Phone: 028 9097 6145

Borrower Services Desk (renewals, reservations):
Phone: 028 9097 6135

Library Office (general queries):
Phone: 028 9097 6322