Patrick Power Library

Library Locations

Take a Virtual Tour‌ around the Patrick Power Library.

Where To Find It In the Library

The following listings tell you where to find books and services by:

If you have any difficulty finding materials or services, library staff are happy to help.


What Will I Find on the Library's Ground Floor?

  • Research Help Desk [ask questions]
  • Circulation Desk [checkout counter]
  • Assistive Technology Workstation
  • Computer Access
  • Document Delivery
  • Elevator
  • Express Printing
  • Group Study Rooms (1-9)
  • ID Room
  • Library Instruction Room
  • Microform Collection & Readers
  • Newspapers & Popular Magazines
  • Photocopiers & Printers
  • Reading Lounge & New Books
  • Reference Collection
  • Research Databases
  • Reserve Readings
  • Scanners
  • Washrooms

What Will I Find on the Library's Second Floor?

  • Library Administration
  • Group study room 10
  • Library call numbers from A to PR 3999
  • Quiet Study Zone
  • Washrooms

What Will I Find on the Library's Third Floor?

  • University Archives & Special Collections
  • Circulating periodicals shelved by title
  • Library call numbers from PR 4000 to Z
  • Oversized books, call numbers A to Z
  • Quiet Study Zone
  • Washrooms

Shelf locations - finding material by call number

SECOND FLOOR

  • A General books, encyclopedias
  • B-BJ Philosophy
  • BF Psychology
  • BL-BX Religion
  • C Archaeology, archives
  • D World History
  • DA British history
  • DC French history
  • DD German history
  • DE Greek history
  • DF Roman history
  • DG Italian history
  • DK Russian and Eastern European history
  • DS Asian history
  • DT African history
  • DU Oceania-Australia, New Zealand
  • E American history
  • F U.S.state histories; Latin American and Caribbean history
  • FC Canadian history
  • G Geography
  • GB Physical geography
  • GC Oceanography
  • GN Anthropology
  • GR-GT Folklore and social customs
  • H Social science research
  • HA Statistics
  • HB-HC Economics
  • HD-HF Commerce
  • HG Finance and investment
  • HM-HN Sociology
  • HQ Gender and sex issues
  • HT Urban studies
  • HX Socialism
  • J-JA Political science
  • JC Political theory
  • JF Political institutions
  • JK American politics
  • JL Canadian politics
  • JN Everyone else's politics
  • JQ Colonialism and immigration
  • JX International relations and organizations
  • K Law
  • L Education
  • M Music
  • JK American politics
  • N Fine Art
  • P Communications and linguistics
  • PA Greek andLatin language and literature
  • PA-PB Irish language and literature
  • PC Romance Languages
  • PE English Language
  • PF German Language
  • PK Asian language and literature
  • PL-PM African language
  • PN Literary forms [short stories, poetry]
  • PN-PQ French and francophone literature outside Canada
  • PR English literature outside North America (to PR 3999)

THIRD FLOOR

  • PR English literature (PR 4000 onward)
  • PS North American Literature
  • PT German and Nordic literature
  • Q Science biography and general history
  • QA Mathematics
  • QB Astronomy
  • QC Physics
  • QD Chemistry
  • QE Geology
  • QH Biology
  • QK Botany
  • QL Zoology
  • QM Human anatomy
  • QP Physiology
  • R Medicine
  • RC Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
  • RS Pharmacology
  • S Agriculture, fisheries and forestry
  • T Technology
  • TA Engineering
  • TD Environmental technology
  • TK Internet and communications technology
  • TP Chemical technology
  • TR Photography
  • U Military science
  • V Naval and marine science
  • Z Library science and bibliography

Subjects and Where to Find Them

  • African history: DT Second floor
  • African language: PL-PM Second floor
  • Agriculture: S Third floor
  • American history: E Second floor
  • American politics: JK Second floor
  • Anthropology: GN Second floor
  • Archaeology: CC Second floor
  • Archives: CD Second floor
  • Asian history: DS Second floor
  • Asian language and literature: PK Second floor
  • Astronomy: QB Third floor
  • Australia history: DU Second floor
  • Biology: QH Third floor
  • Botany: QK Third floor
  • British history: DA Second floor
  • Canadian history: FC Second floor
  • Canadian politics: JL Second floor
  • Caribbean history: F Second floor
  • Chemical technology: TP Third floor
  • Chemistry: QD Third floor
  • Colonialism and immigration: JQ Second floor
  • Commerce: HD-HF Second floor
  • Communications: HE Second floor
  • Communications (technology): TK Third floor
  • Eastern European history: DK Second floor
  • Economics: HC Second floor
  • Education: L Second floor
  • Encyclopedias: AE Second floor
  • Engineering: T Third floor
  • English language: PE Second floor
  • English literature outside North America: PR Second floor/Third Floor
  • Environmental Technology: TD Third floor
  • Everyone else's politics: JN Second floor
  • Finance: HG Second floor
  • Fine art: N Second floor
  • Fisheries: S Third floor
  • Folklore and social customs: GR-GT Second floor
  • Forestry: S Third floor
  • Francophone literature outside Canada: PQ Second floor
  • French history: DC Second floor
  • French language: PC Second floor
  • French literature: PQ Second floor
  • Gender: HQ Second floor
  • General books: A-AZ Second floor
  • Geography: G Second floor
  • Geology: QE Third floor
  • German & Nordic literature: PT Third floor
  • German history: DD Second floor
  • German language: PF Second floor
  • Greek history: DF Second floor
  • Greek language & literature: PA Second floor
  • Human anatomy: QM Third floor
  • International organizations: JX Second floor
  • International relations: JX Second floor
  • Internet & communications technology: TK Third floor
  • Investment: HG Second floor
  • Irish language & literature: PB Second floor
  • Italian history: DG Second floor
  • Latin American history: F Second floor
  • Latin language & literature: PA Second floor
  • Law: K Second floor
  • Library science & bibliography: Z Third floor
  • Linguistics: P Second floor
  • Literary forms [short stories, poetry]: PN Second floor
  • Mathematics: QA Third floor
  • Medicine: R Third floor
  • Military science: U Third floor
  • Music: M Second floor
  • Naval & marine science: V Third floor
  • New Zealand history: DU Second floor
  • North American literature: PS Third floor
  • Oceania: DU Second floor
  • Oceanography: GC Second floor
  • Pharmacology: RS Third floor
  • Philosophy: B-BJ Second floor
  • Photography: TR Third floor
  • Physical geography: GB Second floor
  • Physics: QC Third floor
  • Physiology QP Third floor
  • Political institutions: JF Second floor
  • Political science: J Second floor
  • Political theory: JC Second floor
  • Psychiatry: RC Third floor
  • Psychology: BF Second floor
  • Psychotherapy: RC Third floor
  • Religion: BL-BX Second floor
  • Roman history: DG Second floor
  • Romance languages: PC Second floor
  • Russian history: DK Second floor
  • Science biography & general history: Q Third floor
  • Sex issues: HQ Second floor
  • Social science research: H Second floor
  • Socialism: HX Second floor
  • Sociology: HM-HN Second floor
  • Statistics: HA Second floor
  • Technology: T Third floor
  • U.S. state histories: F Second floor
  • Urban studies: HT Second floor
  • World history: D Second floor
  • Zoology: QL Third floor