The Library is open approximately 72 hours per week during the fall/winter semesters and provides a variety of study areas, including an Information Commons maintained by IT Services.
The Learning Zone is OCAD U’s newest library space; an alternative work area where you can collaborate with other students and faculty or seek advice from library staff.
Visual Resources & Special Collections at OCAD U is comprised of analog and digital image, video, media and archival materials.
Information on how to find help online, by telephone, by email.
New and featured databases
Criterion on Demand is a streaming video platform that provides access to a growing library of more than 1500 feature films; including classics, foreign films, new releases and documentaries.
Films on Demand provides access to more than 15,000 educational videos from Films for the Humanities & Sciences, BBC, PBS, Nova and others.
Literature Criticism Online (LCO) & Artemis are now available. LCO includes biographies, reviews, and critical essays on authors and their works. Both LCO and Literature Resource Center can be searched using the Artemis platform.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context provides in-depth information on current social issues such as viewpoint articles (e.g. pro/con essays), topic overviews, statistics, primary documents and more.
Library news and events
Ghosts, ghouls, and the gothic...a selection of books from the library in the spirit of Halloween!New in print - Books and Journals.
New Resource - Artists as Writers index