The print collection is only available through curbside pickup and mailing service and HathiTrust Temporary Access Service. The library stacks are closed and there is no in-person access to the physical collections in the building. Presently, the curbside and mailing service is only available for current Carleton students, faculty, staff, and alumni.
Login to your library account to find out what you have borrowed, due dates, and to renew your materials.
We are accepting returns. Book drops are accessible in the foyer and in exterior slot on Library Road. Please note because of book handling procedures, returned materials will remain on your Omni account for 7 days.
Overdue fines were not charged during the library's pandemic closure, and are not being charged now that we are partially open. We are not currently accepting fine payment at the library service desk.
Archives and Special Collections
The physical course reserves collection is closed. Instructors and students can access course materials electronically through Ares.
DVDs are available through the curbside pickup and mailing service.
Emerging Technology Collection
Our Emerging Technology Collection is available for curbside pickup only.
Video games are available through the curbside pickup and mailing service.
Board games are available for curbside pickup only.
Interlibrary loan is currently suspended for all physical books. We are continuing to fulfill interlibrary loan (RACER) requests for articles and book chapters if we can find digital copies.
Music CDs are available through the curbside pickup and mailing service.
Available on Floor 2 of the library when the building is open. Please see Library Service desk for staff assistance.
Ottawa Resource Collection
Material in our storage facility is available through the curbside pickup and mailing service.