Library:Help for People with Disabilities/BMB Library

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BMB (Biomedical Branch) Library Location

Gordon & Leslie Diamond Health Centre (DHCC) 2nd Floor,
2775 Laurel Street (Oak & 12th Avenue), Vancouver BC


604-475-4111 x6-2392 (Reference) or 604-875-4505 (Circulation)



BMB Floor Plans
Vancouver General Hospital Site Map

Access information in general: DHCC is a very wheelchair-friendly building


Accessible by bus, HandyDart and SN Transport. Metered parking available on street. Paid underground parking is available via Laurel Street.

Building and Library Entrance

You can enter the building before 7pm, and are welcome to stay in the library until closing. Please see our library hours at .


The elevator located on the main floor of the Gordon & Leslie Diamond Health Center provides access to the library located on the 2nd floor of the center.

Librarian's Office (Rm.2148, 9am-5pm M-F)

By appointment:

Library Catalogue and Computers

The library catalogue is available on all computers which are at sitting table height. Accessible with a UBC Campus Wide Login (CWL). Guest passes are available with government registered ID from the library circulation desk.


Located outside of the library entrance. There is no bookdrop outside of the Diamond Centre building


There is comfortable width between stacks (96cm) with no obstruction and spacious aisles.

Circulation Desk

Low height (30 inch) circulation desk.


Spacious wheelchair-friendly washrooms are available outside of the library entrance on the same floor.


Public photocopier is available. Staff will assist if necessary.

Public Telephones

There are two courtesy telephones (standard height) in the library.

Water Fountains

No water fountains.


Book and Journal Retrieval is available on request or phone ahead at 604-875-4505.