The Ottawa Resource Collection (ASC) helps tell stories about this city with resources on topics like urban morphology, the environment, planning, heritage conservation and architecture to name a few. Discoveries are made using our maps, government information, history books, archival collections, ephemera, images, online sources and grey literature.

Begin by visiting Neighbourhoods and Topics sections below and for research strategies check out Ottawa Resource Collection (OTTR) Guide and OTTR Facebook page

The collection highlights:

  1. Neighbourhoods adjacent to the Carleton campus i.e.. Old Ottawa South, The Glebe, The Experimental Farm and Centretown West;
  2. Current and former urban boundaries of Ottawa, Gloucester, Nepean, Vanier, Cumberland, Kanata, former RMOC, the former Village of Rockcliffe Park, the Townships of Osgoode, Rideau, Goulbourn and West Carleton and Bytown;
  3. NCC holdings in both Ontario and Quebec.
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