Library Services for Persons with Disabilities

Library Services for Persons with Disabilities

Library Accessibility

The James A. Gibson Library is proud to be part of Brock’s university-wide commitment to provide facilities, programs and services in a way that respects the dignity and independence of persons with disabilities.

Accessibility at Brock website provides information on policies and practices under way at Brock. 

The Library encourages all its staff and students to become aware of accessibility and stay up-to-date on accessibility practices and services.


Feedback is important — Brock invites comments and suggestions to assist the University in enhancing all areas of accessibility for faculty, staff, students and visitors. If you would like to provide feedback about accessibility, please complete the Ask the Library form or contact staff listed below. 

Jennifer Thiessen, Coordinator, Library Accessibility
905-688-5550 ext. 3573

Deb Kalvee, Backup Coordinator
905-688-5550 ext. 3198

Temporary Disruptions

For information about Library disruptions, please see the Library News FeedFor information about University disruptions, see Brock University's Accessibility website.

Support Persons & Service Animals

Service Animals are permitted. Support persons are permitted to attend any event, workshop or service provided by the Library. Most of our services are free of charge, however, where charges do apply, service persons will be admitted free of charge.

One-Person Study Room

An individual study room on the 10th floor is reserved for use by students registered with Services for Students with Disabilities. 

Key available for check-out at the Circulation Services Desk. 

May be signed out for up to 4 hours at a time, with one renewal.

This study room is not currently accessible to persons using mobility devices. 

Accessible Teaching and Learning

For information on accessible teaching and learning, please see the Centre for Pedagogical Innovation's Accessible Teaching and Learning page