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

Accessing Library Services

Archives and Special Collections (including Ottawa Resource Collection)

Course Reserves

  • The reserves desk remains closed. Faculty and staff who need material for the current and upcoming terms should contact library_reserves@carleton.ca. Students should check Ares for material and contact staff with any questions.

GIS Software and Workstations, Bloomberg Workstations

Graduate Study Spaces

Interlibrary Loans

  • ILL services remain available for current faculty, staff and students.

New Sun Joy Maclaren Adaptive Technology Centre

Research Support

Room booking

  • 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

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)

ITS Service Desk

  • The ITS Service Desk (or IT Help Desk) is providing in-person service on the 4th floor.

Discovery Centre

PageBreak (Starbucks)

  • PageBreak is currently closed.

Carleton Branch of COOL Research Data Centre

Further Resources

COVID-19: Carleton University's Coronovirus Information

COVID-19 Subject Guide

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