Services A-Z

Service Description
Academic Support Contact for academic support for Carleton University students.
Accessing Physical Items Accessing the library's physical collections while COVID-19 restrictions are in place
ArcGIS Desktop for Faculty, Staff, and Campus Labs ArcGIS software acquisition process for faculty, staff, and campus labs.
ArcGIS Desktop for Students The ArcGIS software lets you visualize, manage, create, and analyze geographic data.
ArcGIS Online and Esri Training ArcGIS Online provides access to various applications (Smart Maps, Business Analyst, Community Analyst, Collector, Survey 123, etc.) and My Esri has free training options.
ArcGIS Pro The ArcGIS Pro software lets you visualize, manage, create, and analyze geographic data.
ArcGIS Software and Online Resources Carleton students, staff, and faculty can get ArcGIS software and online training for free through Carleton's site Esri site license.
Borrowing Directly from Other Libraries Visit and borrow from libraries across Canada.
Computers Use one of our desktop computers for essay writing, research, etc.
Copyright Support for faculty, instructors, TAs, researchers, students, and staff who are navigating copyright
Curbside Pick-up and Mail Delivery Carleton University Library is offering curbside pick-up and mail delivery for most items in our collection that are not available from HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service (HT ETAS)
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 GIS consultation
GIS Software and Workstations Use our specialized software to view, collect and organize your geospatial data.
Graduate Study Spaces This service is not offered for Fall 2020
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 High school visits are not available in Fall 2020
Interlibrary Loans Borrow from our partner libraries.
IT Help Provides computer support to Carleton faculty, staff and students.
Laptops ITS offers laptops for student use through a curbside pickup process. 
Library Accessibility Services Accessibility services for Carleton students, faculty, and staff with disabilities.
Library Account Login to your library account to view items checked out, renew your materials, etc.
Library Room Bookings This service is not currently available.
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.
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.
Reserves - Faculty and Instructors Create a course reading list for access by your students.
Reserves - Students Find and access materials placed on reserve for specific courses.
Scan on Demand Carleton faculty, staff and students can request portions of eligible library materials to be scanned. Access links are sent by email.    
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 Patrons with Disabilities Accessibility services for Carleton students, faculty, and staff 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 How to learn more about the library
Writing Services Writing support is free to all students from all departments at all levels of study.