Wallace McCain Learning Commons

When entering Dalhousie Libraries spaces, you must wear a well-fitting (no gaps) mask that fully covers your mouth and nose and contains at least three layers, in alignment with the latest Nova Scotia Public Health directive and guidance from our COVID-19 Science Advisory Council.

Monday–Thursday: 8 a.m.–9 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.–6 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

CLOSED on holidays:
Monday, May 23: Victoria Day
Friday, July 1: Canada Day
Monday, August 1: Natal Day
Monday, September 5: Labor Day



An outdoor entrance is located at the end of Lord Dalhousie Drive on Studley Campus. An indoor entrance is located on the 2nd floor of the Life Sciences Centre, in the corridor between the LSC and the Chemistry Building.

Phone: 902-494-6997


  • Study room booking
  • Computers/Printing
  • Quiet reading room
  • Research Assistance (Librarian Services)
  • Help Desk

Librarian Services

Science Librarian hours:
By appointment (Year-round)

Contact the librarians:

  • Gwen MacNairn (Biology, Medical Sciences)
  • Julie Marcoux (Psychology/Neuroscience, Data for the Social Sciences)
  • Michelle Paon (Oceanography)
  • Sarah Stevenson (Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Marine Affairs, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics & Atmospheric Science)