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University of Calgary
2500 University Dr NW
Calgary, AB T2N 1N4 Canada
+1 (403) 220-5261
+1 (403) 289-9311 (Fax)

Library Support

Taylor Family Digital Library

Opened in 2011, the Taylor Family Digital Library (TFDL), is the main library at the University of Calgary. The TFDL is the most technologically advanced library in North America. The TFDL supports a wide range of services, both traditional and digital, and also houses the Nickle Galleries, Chancellor Cuthbertson Student Success Centre, Alumni Relations, and the University of Calgary Press. The hours listed below are for the entire Taylor Family Digital Library (Floors 1 through 6). Please check the hours for other units and service desks housed in the Taylor Family Digital Library as their service hours may differ from building hours.

Taylor Family Digital Library
410 University Court NW
Calgary, AB T2N 1N4

Circulation Desk: 403.220.5962

Library Research Resources

Accessing Library Databases from Off Campus
Almost all of the library's research databases can be accessed from off campus. In order to gain access you need the numbers from your UofC ID card. On this page you will find several short tutorials, including one that will walk you through the authentication process.

Biological Sciences Research Support Guide

The Biological Sciences Research Support Guide will help you navigate and discover research resources essential to your graduate work.

Library Research Help

Biological Sciences Librarian

Don MacMillan

Don MacMillan is the Biological Sciences Librarian. He has expertise in Biological Sciences-related information sources, and can assist you in learning how to effectively and efficiently search through the vast resources available to students. He can also assist you in exploring new topic areas, and relevant research methodologies for biological sciences.