Killam Call numbers by floor

Finding material in the Killam Memorial Library

Floorplan maps are linked to the floor name below. Following that, an outline of each floor’s holdings and call numbers are included as a quick reference to what you can find in the Killam Library.


  • Basement floor map (new floorplan to come)

Ground floor

  • Ground floor map (new floorplan to come)
  • Killam Library Service Point - Access Services and Research Assistance
  • South Learning Commons 
    • Computer Help Desk & Hardware Services 
    • Group Study rooms 
    • Writing Centre 
    • General Reference Collection A-L, N-Z 
    • Reference Indexes A - Z 
    • Microform Collections A - Z (Room G62 in the South Learning Commons, if catalogue location indicates Basement Storage please ask Service Point staff to retrieve it for you.)
    • Current journals & newspapers
  • Music and Feature Film Collection
    • CDs, LPs, scores, books, Reference collection M, ML, MT
    • DVDs - Feature Film DVD collection call numbers PN 1997 A1 to PN 1997.2 Z
    • Centre for Learning and Teaching 
      • Book collection with call numbers CLT A-Z (Room G90, off the Music Film Collection)
    • Office of the University Librarian

Second floor

  • Second floor map (new floorplan to come)
  • Books and journal collection with call numbers U - Z
  • Oversize books A - Z, north side after the Zs
  • Government documents:
    • Call numbers 1.BIS - 9Z
    • Documents Reference Collection A - Z
  • Classrooms: 2622, 2616 and 2600 (LINC), Library meeting room 2902
  • McNab Reading Room
  • Upper Learning Commons 

Third floor

  • Third floor map (new floorplan to come)
  • Book and journal collection with call numbers P-T
  • Killam Library Administration (3621)
  • Reference and Research Services Office (3621)
  • Academic Technology Services, Brightspace Support (3601)

Fourth floor

  • Fourth floor map (new floorplan to come)
  • Book and journal collection with call numbers A-L, N
  • Graduate Students Centre (Grad Pad)
  • Quiet Study
  • Classroom 4106

Fifth floor

  • Fifth floor map (new floorplan to come)
  • University Archives/Special Collections Service Point
  • Special Collections Reading Room
  • GIS Centre
  • Map Collection
  • Quiet study