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Arts 140: Modern Protest Movements: Library visit: February 17, 2022

Dana Porter Library, University of Waterloo main campus, Fall 2020

Welcome to your in-library session

Please note: Masks must be worn when entering library spaces, and other safety protocols will be observed. Please read the University of Waterloo’s instructions for visiting campus prior to visiting our libraries.

Today ... 

  • Get to know Dana Porter Library: its layout and spaces
  • Work on your assignments

What you should bring:

  • Laptop/phone/tablet (or use a workstations in the Computer Lab 329)
  • Anything you want to work on during this session
  • Watcard. Use this to borrow print books you find on the library bookshelves


10:00: meet in the Porter Library's front foyer

  • Welcome. Together we will walk up to the 3rd floor
    • 10 people in Porter’s Computer Lab (329)
    • 15 people in Porter’s Learning Lab (323)


  • Work on your assignments
  • Get research help on the fly from Dr. Cyr and Jane Forgay, the librarian
  • Explore the Dana Porter Library. Take a self-guided tour

Dana Porter Library self-guided tour

"Porter" houses materials of interest to researchers in the Arts and Social Sciences. It also has wonderful work spaces. Start your tour on any floor and just explore. This is YOUR library!

1st floor (basement)

2nd floor (main floor)

Dana Porter Library's Waterloo Reads: popular books, main floor

3rd floor

Dana Porter Library's Sims Reading Room, 3rd floor

4 and 5 floors staff only

6th - 10th floors

  • Great views, stop and take a look
  • Find a floor that suits the day

Silent study: floors 7 & 8
Quiet study: floors 6 & 9
Group study: floor 10

Dana Porter Library's, 6th floor bookshelves