Your basic guide to uOttawa Library Services

Welcome week
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The uOttawa Library is pleased to welcome both new and returning students, as well as Faculty and Researchers! We hope that you've enjoyed your summer break.

In this article, you’ll find essential information about library services that can help you throughout the year. 

1. Our extensive collection of digital and physical resources

The Library provides you with reliable and accessible scholarly collections: books, journals, theses, and other electronic and physical resources. We also offer access to over 1,900 online databases: scientific journals, magazines, and films on demand are just a click away! Whether you're doing research or pursuing specific interests, you'll find the resources you need. 

Check out the search tool OMNI and explore our vast collection. 

Explore our databases


2. Study spaces at the library  

Need a quiet corner to focus on your studies or looking for a place to collaborate with peers on group projects? The Library offers group study rooms and collaborative spaces to meet your needs. 

Reserve a group study room

Save time by checking the occupancy level at Morisset in real-time before your visit! 


3. Research guides and subject librarians

Are you seeking research help on a specific subject? Browse our guides by category or contact a subject librarian to help with research, navigating databases, and locating relevant resources. Don't hesitate to reach out; they're your partners in academic success. 

Find out more about our guides and librarians.


4. Free workshops

The Library offers a variety of free workshops for undergraduate and graduate students in French and English, including general library orientation sessions and tutorials designed to enhance your academic performance and research skills.   

 Sign up today!


5. Multimedia Equipment

Whether you need equipment for class projects, creative presentations, or research assignments, we offer an extensive selection of cutting-edge tools available to borrow (cameras, high-quality microphones, adaptors, tripods...). 

Borrow multimedia equipment


And much more...

The Library has a range of services to support your academic journey, including access to printers and photocopiers, on-demand scanning, accessibility services, home delivery and digital course reserves.    

Find out more about our services.

We’re on social media 

Follow us on social media and be informed about important updates, research workshops, and special events. 

Welcome to the uOttawa Library community!

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