Services A-Z

Changes to Library services during the COVID-19 lockdown.

Service Description
Academic Support Contact for academic support for Carleton University students.
ArcGIS Student Edition The ArcGIS software lets you visualize, manage, create, and analyze geographic data.
Borrowing Borrow materials available at Carleton Library.
Borrowing Directly from Other Libraries Visit and borrow from libraries across Canada.
Charging Stations USB chargers for phones, tablets, laptops
Computers Use one of our many desktop computers for essay writing, research, etc.
CURVE CURVE is an open access repository which holds academic research output and creative work voluntarily deposited by Carleton faculty, staff and students, as well as all dissertations and theses produced at Carleton.
Dataverse Preserve and share your research data.
Digitization Services We primarily create accessible format alternatives for transcription services and reserves, and digitize material in our rare books and archive collections.
Esri University Site License Get free access to GIS-related software ArcGIS Standard, Basic and Advanced.
Get a DOI Get a Digital Object Identifier for your research output.
GIS Consultations Book a one-hour consultation with our GIS student assistant
GIS Software and Workstations Use our specialized software to view, collect and organize your geospatial data.
Graduate Study Spaces There are two types of spaces available: desks in locked shared study rooms, and lockers. Students must apply to use these spaces. 
Group Study Rooms Book a study room to do work with your classmates/colleagues.
Guest Computer Accounts Register for a guest account to access library computers.
HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service Access a portion of the Library's print collection through HathiTrust.
Help Get help with your research, assignments, or with using the library.
High School Partnership Program Arrange class visits for your high school.
Interlibrary Loans Borrow from our partner libraries.
IT Help Provides computer support to Carleton faculty, staff and students.
Laptops Borrow one of our laptops for use anywhere in the library.
Library Account Login to your library account to view items checked out, renew your materials or verify any charges or check the status of your hold requests.
Library Reserves - Faculty and Instructors Create a course reading list for access by your students.
Library Reserves - Students Find and access materials placed on reserve for specific courses.
Library Room Bookings Book a room for a library event, such as a lecture or meeting
Map Instruction and Displays Request a display to support course assignments.
Map Scanning The library has at its disposal a large format scanner that allows for scanning of maps in our collection up to 44" wide.
NVivo Analyze qualitative data collected for your research.
Off-Campus Database Access Login to get access to our subscription databases from anywhere.
Ontario Library Research Cloud (OLRC) Shared cloud storage network for preserving, archiving and managing large volumes of digital content
Open Access - Overview Learn more about Open Access, including policies and support available
Open Access Support Find out about our repository and publication services, as well as  funding for publishing in open access journals.
Open Journal Hosting (OJS) Explore setting up your own open access journal, or browse the journals that we host currently. 
Printing and Photocopying Printing, photocopying, and scanning in the library using CU on the GO machines.
Quiet, Please! Report a noise problem in the library by text or email.
Research Data Management Learn about research data management and how to develop a Research Data Management Plan
Research Help Get help searching our collections and databases, and finding specialized resources.
Scholarly Communications Resources on scholarly publication, open access, and funding for open access publishing
Services for Alumni Services for Carleton alumni.
Services for Faculty and Instructors Services to help faculty and instructors with their teaching and research needs.
Services for Graduate Students Services for Carleton graduate students.
Services for Students with Disabilities Individualized services for students with disabilities.
Services for Undergraduate Students Services for Carleton undergraduate students.
Statistical Consulting Get statistical advice and guidance for your SPSS and Stata assignments and research. 
Storage Facility Request and consult materials housed in the Storage facility.
Tours and Workshops Get information on Library Tours and Workshops.
Wireless Connect to the library's wireless network.
Writing Services Writing support is free to all students from all departments at all levels of study. Tutors are available on the 4th floor.