Where are we?

Special Collections & Archives is located in the Doris Lewis Rare Book Room, on the bottom (first) floor of the Dana Porter Library. Enter the library through the front doors, then go down the stairs to your right (across from Browsers Coffee Shop), or take the elevator down to the first floor. We are behind the display cases!

The entrance to the Doris Lewis Rare Book Room

Hours

  • Monday to Friday
  • 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Please consult the University of Waterloo Library Hours of Service before coming to the Library.

Save time!

Are you coming to consult one of our collections? Let us know ahead of time so we can pull the material and have it ready for you when you arrive.

If you plan to use our overhead scanner, don't forget to bring a USB flash drive or memory key.

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Hours

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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