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.


Borrow materials available at Carleton Library.

Borrowing Directly from Other Libraries

Visit and borrow from libraries across Canada.


Use one of our many desktop computers for essay writing, research, etc.


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.


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 Training

Register for free virtual courses on topics related to geographic information systems (GIS).

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 three types of spaces available: large carrels, 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.

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.


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.

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.


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 catalogue 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.


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.