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Learning Commons

The Dunn, Killam, MacRae and Sexton libraries each have a Learning Commons.
The Kellogg Library Learning Commons (KLLC) is located in the Collaborative Health Education Building (CHEB).
There is one additional Learning Commons adjacent to the Life Sciences Centre, the Wallace McCain Learning Commons (WMLC).

Location:

  • Main floor - Purdy Crawford Information Commons

Learning Commons equipment

  • 22 Scholar workstations - Dal username/password required 
  • 3 public workstations - no login required
  • 4 iMac workstations - Dal username/password required
  • 1 microform/microfiche reader/scanner
  • 1 computer scanner
  • 2 student printers
  • 1 public printer
  • 1 instructional media pod
  • 1 student photocopier/scanner
  • 1 colour printer

Printing (black & white only)

Students  Public
  • $0.06 per page (duplex printing)
  • $0.07 per page (single-sided printing)
  • $0.10 per page (single-sided printing only)

Printing (Colour)

Students
Public                                                    
  • $0.50 per page single sided printing only)
  • $0.50 per page (single-sided printing only)

Study Rooms

The Dunn Library has 5 bookable study rooms. (Law students only)

Computer lab

The Sir James Dunn Law Library has an ITS computer lab, containing 25 workstations, located on the first floor. Computers in this lab have Windows workstations and their primary purpose is for legal research and instruction. Computer labs at Dalhousie are for faculty, staff, and student use only.

Location:

  • 2nd floor, Collaborative Health Education Building (CHEB)

Learning Commons Equipment

  • 100 Scholar workstations - Dal login/password required
  • 4 Express workstations - no login required
  • 2 scanners
  • 2 high-capacity B/W printers
  • Colour printer

Study Rooms

The CHEB Learning Commons includes 8 bookable study rooms.

Locations:

  • South Learning Commons: Ground floor.
  • North Learning Commons: Ground floor, within the Bennett Room (Music Collection), to the right of the Service Point.
  • Upper Learning Commons: Second floor of the Library within the McNab Reading Room.

Learning Commons Equipment:

  • Express workstations - no login required
  • Scholar workstations - Dal login required
  • Apple iMac workstations - Dal login required
  • Multimedia workstations - Dal login required
    • Accessible only to current Dalhousie students, staff and faculty members.
    • Variety of software, including: Microsoft Office 2013, SPSS, SAS, Maple, ArcGIS, Matlab and Minitab.
    • Adobe Creative Suite 6 is installed as well as a flatbed scanner at each machine.

Printing

Study Rooms

The South Learning Commons includes 7 bookable study rooms, and one room with adaptive technologies. 

Location:

  • Main floor

Learning Commons Equipment:

  • 32 Individual Scholar workstations - Dal login required
  • 3 Express workstations - no login required
  • 1 scanner
  • 1 printer
  • 3D printer

Study Rooms

The MacRae Library has 3 bookable study rooms.

Location: 

  • 3rd floor of buildings A and B, 1360 Barrington St

Learning Commons Equipment

  • 13 Scholar workstations - Dal login required
  • 5 Express workstations - no Dal login required
  • 3 scanners
  • 1 printer
  • 3D printer

Study Rooms

The Sexton Library has one bookable study room.

Location:

The McCain Learning Commons is located at the end of Lord Dalhousie Drive, and is accessible from the Life Science Centre link betwee the Life Sciences Centre and the Chase (Math) & Chemistry buildings.

Learning Commons Equipment

  • Over 30 computers
  • Printing station for black & white and colour printing
  • A quiet study area
  • Help Desk 
  • Librarian services

Study Rooms

The Wallace McCain Learning Commons includes 16 bookable study rooms.

Dunn

Location:

  • Main floor - Purdy Crawford Information Commons

Learning Commons equipment

  • 22 Scholar workstations - Dal username/password required 
  • 3 public workstations - no login required
  • 4 iMac workstations - Dal username/password required
  • 1 microform/microfiche reader/scanner
  • 1 computer scanner
  • 2 student printers
  • 1 public printer
  • 1 instructional media pod
  • 1 student photocopier/scanner
  • 1 colour printer

Printing (black & white only)

Students  Public
  • $0.06 per page (duplex printing)
  • $0.07 per page (single-sided printing)
  • $0.10 per page (single-sided printing only)

Printing (Colour)

Students
Public                                                    
  • $0.50 per page single sided printing only)
  • $0.50 per page (single-sided printing only)

Study Rooms

The Dunn Library has 5 bookable study rooms. (Law students only)

Computer lab

The Sir James Dunn Law Library has an ITS computer lab, containing 25 workstations, located on the first floor. Computers in this lab have Windows workstations and their primary purpose is for legal research and instruction. Computer labs at Dalhousie are for faculty, staff, and student use only.

Kellogg

Location:

  • 2nd floor, Collaborative Health Education Building (CHEB)

Learning Commons Equipment

  • 100 Scholar workstations - Dal login/password required
  • 4 Express workstations - no login required
  • 2 scanners
  • 2 high-capacity B/W printers
  • Colour printer

Study Rooms

The CHEB Learning Commons includes 8 bookable study rooms.

Killam

Locations:

  • South Learning Commons: Ground floor.
  • North Learning Commons: Ground floor, within the Bennett Room (Music Collection), to the right of the Service Point.
  • Upper Learning Commons: Second floor of the Library within the McNab Reading Room.

Learning Commons Equipment:

  • Express workstations - no login required
  • Scholar workstations - Dal login required
  • Apple iMac workstations - Dal login required
  • Multimedia workstations - Dal login required
    • Accessible only to current Dalhousie students, staff and faculty members.
    • Variety of software, including: Microsoft Office 2013, SPSS, SAS, Maple, ArcGIS, Matlab and Minitab.
    • Adobe Creative Suite 6 is installed as well as a flatbed scanner at each machine.

Printing

Study Rooms

The South Learning Commons includes 7 bookable study rooms, and one room with adaptive technologies. 

MacRae

Location:

  • Main floor

Learning Commons Equipment:

  • 32 Individual Scholar workstations - Dal login required
  • 3 Express workstations - no login required
  • 1 scanner
  • 1 printer
  • 3D printer

Study Rooms

The MacRae Library has 3 bookable study rooms.

Sexton

Location: 

  • 3rd floor of buildings A and B, 1360 Barrington St

Learning Commons Equipment

  • 13 Scholar workstations - Dal login required
  • 5 Express workstations - no Dal login required
  • 3 scanners
  • 1 printer
  • 3D printer

Study Rooms

The Sexton Library has one bookable study room.

Wallace McCain

Location:

The McCain Learning Commons is located at the end of Lord Dalhousie Drive, and is accessible from the Life Science Centre link betwee the Life Sciences Centre and the Chase (Math) & Chemistry buildings.

Learning Commons Equipment

  • Over 30 computers
  • Printing station for black & white and colour printing
  • A quiet study area
  • Help Desk 
  • Librarian services

Study Rooms

The Wallace McCain Learning Commons includes 16 bookable study rooms.