April 2021 - In light of the recent announcement from the Government of Ontario regarding new restrictions that come into effect on April 3, access to Morisset Library’s study spaces and computer workstations will be closed until further notice. Contactless pickup and scan on demand services remain available. The MRT and RGN book return drop boxes also remain available.

Updates on library services and operations.

Berkman Library: Facilities

The Berkman Library is accessible to staff and current students of the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, by employee swipe card or when library staff is present. University of Ottawa affiliates are encouraged to contact us if they wish to consult materials onsite.


The library is equipped with:

  • 5 computer workstations with:
    • EPIC
    • Mendeley
    • Microsoft Office
    • SAS
    • SPSS
    • Zotero
  • 4 study carrels 

Wireless access is available within the library for staff and current students of UOHI. To set up a wireless connection, or if you have any questions contact the UOHI IT help desk.

Photocopiers, printers and scanners

Currently the multifunction photocopier/printer/scanner is being replaced at the library and there is no printer available within the library. 

Library rules

The library serves as a shared resource for all. It seeks to maintain a positive and productive work environment. The following provides guidance for users and staff about the behaviour expected at the library.

  • Borrowing: Materials removed from the library must be signed out using the card provided inside the book front or back cover. Print your full name in a legible hand. Cards can be left with library staff or in the black recipient provided for this purposes at the librarian's door. Items can be returned to library staff, or deposited in the drop box outside the library's door.
  • Food and drinks: Please do not eat or drink near the computers to help keep the space clean. Please clean up after yourself and dispose of your garbage.
  • Noise: Please speak quietly. Set ringers to vibrate and leave the library to talk. Call-backs for pagers can be made using the phone outside the library's door. Noise-producing devices should be used with earphones.
  • Workspaces: Workspaces are provided for educational and research purposes only. Computers and carrels left unattended for extended periods will be made available for others by library staff. The Library is not responsible for personal effects left unattended.
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