Although our buildings are closed, the Library is still here to support you online: find out how we can help.
Update: New info available on Scan-on-Demand, Curbside Pickup, and on-campus Library services this fall (2020-07-28)


Students registered with SASS - Academic Accommodations may benefit from additional library services, including alternate formats and adaptive technology.

Alternate formats

The majority of our books and journals are available in electronic format. The easiest way to search for them is by using the catalogue. You can also request a book in an accessible format.

Accessible collections

We also have book collections for students with print disabilities. These are available in various formats: PDF, DAISY text files, ePub and audio mp3. Request an access code at

Adaptive technology

Screen reading and writing software is available in different library locations. You can also use one of our book scanners to convert text into speech.

Library Accessibility Plan 2019-2024

Read the Library's 2019-2024 Accessibility Plan.

Need help?

The library is committed to providing all University of Ottawa students, faculty and staff equal access to its services and resources, with respect and dignity. If you have any questions or comments about library accessibility services, please contact

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