Archives and Special Collections

The Archives and Special Collections acquire, preserve and disseminate archival documents in different format, rare books and other publications that contribute to enrich teaching and research at the University of Ottawa.

You can access our fonds collections using our research guide. Special rules apply to consultation and reproduction.

The Archives and Special Collections' team can offer you a specialized reference service in both official languages. Contact us for information about our guided tours and information literacy courses.

Archives and Special Collections

Giving to the library

The library gratefully accepts donations to develop its services and collections. If you have a proposed gift, we would be happy to discuss it further with you.

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