Our Projects & Initiatives

3D Printing

Mediated 3D printing services in the Science and Technology Library.


A service that helps to harvest, build, and preserve collections of digital content.


Facilitating searching archival records and collections at the University of Alberta.

Avalon Media System

A solution for curating and providing online access to digital audio and video

Rethinking Long-term Value and Access for Historical and Contemporary Maternal, Infant, and Child Research Data

Enabling long-term access to maternal and pediatric research records.

Canadian Writing Research Collabortory Data

Provides long-term preservation of the research data from CWRC.


An application to share, preserve, cite, explore and analyze research data.

Digital Archaeology Workstations

Investigating and creating a digital archaeology service to recover or migrate content in obsolete file formats. A workstation will be setup with software to access content in a variety of legacy softwares.

Equipment Lending

125 PC and Mac laptops and 2 digital video cameras are available.

Indigenous Internships

Internships for First Nations, Métis or Inuit students of the School of Library and Information Studies.

Library Residency Program

Provides experience to recent graduates interested in exploring a career in academic libraries.

Library eClass Integration

Integrate library services into the U of A's Learning Management System.

Personal Librarian Program

Self-identified first-year Aboriginal and international students have access to a Personal Librarian.

Portage / DMP Assistant

A web-based open source application to assist Canadian researchers in preparing research plans.

Research & Collections Resource Facility

The RCRF will house UAlberta's Archives and store less frequently accessed library items.

Wiedrick digitized collections

A unique collection of Albertan textbooks from 1885 onwards.

Web Archives for Longitudinal Knowledge

Provides access to Canadian websites archived by the Internet Archive.