Ottawa Resource Collection

The Ottawa Resource Collection is located in room 581 MacOdrum Library.  

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ABOUT US:  Ottawa's evolution creates complexity to its geography, leaving a unique legacy. This diverse footprint is reflected in this collection which focuses on the heritage, changing urban morphology and environment of Ottawa in subjects such as history, environmental studies, urban planning, heritage conservation, architecture and art history.   
Priority collection areas are: 1) spaces adjacent to Carleton campus i.e. Old Ottawa South, The Glebe, The Experimental Farm and Centretown West; 2) the current City of Ottawa (incl. former municipalities of Ottawa, Gloucester, Nepean, Vanier, Cumberland, Kanata, the former RMOC, the former village of Rockcliffe Park, the townships of Osgoode, Rideau, Goulbourn and West Carleton as well as Bytown; 3) NCC holdings in Ontario and Quebec.  The OTTR collection includes maps, government information, books, archival collections, ephemera, community resources, images, GIS data, etc. in digital (this page) and print (OTTR Collection- Room 581) formats.
This page is organized by:
  1.  NEIGHBOURHOODS, bundled resources for 15 frequently requested areas and
  2. TOPICS, information listed by subject for local or city wide geographies. 
For complete coverage, consult both sections.   


By Topic

Content last updated: October 1, 2020