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The Pharmacy Library has several computers available for use:

  • Sign in with your Nexus account
  • Be sure to add 'Nexus\' before your Nexus username!


  1. Sign into a computer using your Nexus account.
  2. Add money to your WatCard.
  3. Add the Pharmacy Xerox machine as the printer on your laptop OR upload your file to your uPrint account & release the document to the Pharmacy Xerox.
  4. Printing is 10¢ per single sided page and 15¢ per double sided page.


Single-sided copies:

  1. Swipe your WatCard.
  2. Lift the photocopier lid and align your document in the top left corner of the scanning area.
  3. Close the lid and press 'start'.

Double-sided copies (8x11 only):

  1. Swipe your WatCard.
  2. Align document so that it fits perfectly in the paper feeder. You may have to adjust this!
  3. Press 'start'.

Hours & Services

The Pharmacy Library provides:

  • FOB access only, for everyone currently affiliated with the School of Pharmacy
  • A self-checkout machine for books, scanner, photocopier (which also acts as a printer), and several computers

The Library is located on the lower level of the School of Pharmacy in room 0013. 

Amber is the contact for all circulation related questions, such as holds, pickups, signing out items, printing, scanning, etc.

Amber's contact information:

Caitlin is the contact for all research-related questions, such as literature searches, instruction, database access issues, etc. Caitlin is on the 4th Floor, in office 4009.

Caitlin's contact information:

Are You Alumni?

You can use the Pharmacy Library!

  • Simply contact the Pharmacy Library to arrange your visits to the Pharmacy Library during business hours, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday to Friday.

Are You a McMaster Health Student?

If you are, you can borrow books from any TUG Library (Waterloo, Guelph, or Laurier).

  • Set up your Library account by stopping by any uWaterloo Library and fill out a borrowing application form
  • Be sure to bring your Guest WatCard!
  • Borrow books for 2 weeks, at a maximum of 20 books

    Course Reserves

    Print Reserve items at the Pharmacy Library are only available from Megan at Reception.

    Video transcript (PDF)


    The scanner is connected to the computer located across from the Circulation Desk. It is very easy to use!

    1. Lift the scanner lid and place the item you want to scan face down, aligned top left.
    2. Press the green button on the far right side of the scanner.
    3. A pop-up window will appear, click 'scan'.
    4. Save your image to the desktop in .jpg format and give it a name. Click 'ok'.

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