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University of Calgary's Libraries and Cultural Resources (LCR) is here to improve your learning experience by focusing on user-centric resources to ensure you get the most out of your education or research. Utilize our curated pages built specifically for you.


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Nickle Galleries

Get inspired with the Galleries’ exhibitions and programs

Nickle Galleries creates impact with experiential opportunities for students through hands-on connection with collections, research opportunities, practicum experience and internships. The Nickle is a nationally recognized public gallery.

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University of Calgary Press

Browse our collection and get inspired to publish your own research

The University of Calgary Press publishes peer-reviewed scholarly books that connect local experience to the global community. Through open access publishing, UCalgary Press make authors’ research accessible to the widest possible audience.

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The Military Museums Library & Archives

Learn about our Library and Archives at TMM of Calgary

LCR Maintains a strong partnership with the Department of National Defence at The Military Museum (TMM) of Calgary. Both Founders' Gallery and the Library and Archives at TMM present unique opportunities for the delivery of educational public programming and community engagement.

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Prairie Regional Research Data Centre

Gain access to crucial data that you need for your research

Through a highly secure and advanced digital infrastructure system, the Prairie Regional Data Centre (PRRDC) provides researchers with microdata – raw data from Statistics Canada surveys – that is not publicly available.

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University of Calgary Libraries

The library is the heart of campus – study, collaborate and discover now

More than 7.8 million items are housed at the High Density Storage Facility and seven university libraries: the Taylor Family Digital Library, Doucette Library, Bennett Jones Law Library, Business Library, Gallagher Library, Health Sciences Library and the Military Museums Library & Archives.

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University of Calgary Press Featured Collection

The University of Calgary Press publishes books that explore a sense of place in western Canada, the relevance of history in our lives, and our impact on the world around us. The Press became an Open Access publisher in 2010 to ensure its authors’ research is accessible to the widest possible audience.

Since 2015 they have had more than 2 million open access downloads.

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