General Collection

The print collection can be accessed by placing a request in Omni for curbside pickup or mail delivery.

Presently, the curbside and mailing service is only available for current Carleton students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

Login to your library account to on Omni to request materials. You can also find what you have borrowed, due dates, and to renew your materials.

We are accepting returns. Book return is available in exterior slot on Library Road.

If a book has been recalled from you, please return it as soon as possible or contact us for other return options.

Other Physical Materials

Archives and Special Collections

For more information on access to our Archives and Special collections, please email

Course Reserves

The physical course reserves collection is open. Print items may be available for courses listed as "In person not available for online learners" in the public class schedule. Instructors and students can access a list of course materials, including print and electronic materials, through Ares. Currently, items on physical reserve can be checked out at the Library Services Desk.


DVDs are available through the curbside pick-up and mailing service.

Emerging Technology Collection

Our Emerging Technology Collection is available for curbside pick-up only for current faculty, staff and students of Carleton University.


Video games are available through the curbside pick-up and mailing service.

Interlibrary Loans

Interlibrary loan is currently open and able to fulfill requests for materials. Please submit all requests on your RACER account.


Submit a request for map scanning or contact for additional support using the maps and cartographic collections.

Music CDs

Music CDs are available through the curbside pick-up and mailing service.

Microfiche & Microfilm

Available on Floor 1 of the library when the building is open. Please see Library Service desk for staff assistance if the library is open.

Ottawa Resource Collection

For more information on access to our Ottawa Resource Collection, please email

Storage Facility

Material in our storage facility can be requested on Omni for curbside pick-up, mailing delivery or scan on demand.

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