Completely updated: September 3, 2021.
All 5 floors of the library are open for current students, faculty, and staff. Please see Visit the Building for what you need to know about coming into the library.
Accessing Library Resources
As of September 7, our print collection is open for use. See full information about accessing physical items in the library.
Curbside Pick-up and Mail Delivery of Print Collection
- Curbside pick-up and mail delivery for our print collection remains available.
Accessing Library Services
Archives and Special Collections (including Ottawa Resource Collection)
- Archives & Special Collections is accepting appointments from students, faculty and staff for contactless access to its collections.
- The reserves desk remains closed. Faculty and staff who need material for the current and upcoming terms should contact email@example.com. Students should check Ares for material and contact staff with any questions.
GIS Software and Workstations, Bloomberg Workstations
Graduate Study Spaces
- There are a limited number of spaces for silent study dedicated to Graduate Students
- ILL services remain available for current faculty, staff and students.
New Sun Joy Maclaren Adaptive Technology Centre
- The New Sun Joy MacLaren Centre remains by appointment only.
- Study rooms are bookable for one or two people, depending on the room.
- Classrooms and meeting rooms in the library are not available for booking.
- Transcription Services continue to take requests for digitization.
Other Services in the Library
Printing and Photocopying (CU on the GO)
- The CU on the GO machines (printers/copiers/scanners) on the ground floor of the library are available.
Centre for Student Academic Support (e.g. Writing Services)
- The Centre for Student Academic Support (CSAS) is providing their services remotely.
ITS Service Desk
- The ITS Service Desk (or IT Help Desk) is providing in-person service on the 4th floor.
- The study space in the Discovery Centre is open.
- PageBreak is currently closed.
Carleton Branch of COOL Research Data Centre
- The Statistics Canada Research Data Centre (RDC) remains by appointment only.