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COVID-19 update: New COVID-19 communications protocols, campus non-medical mask protocol

Limited Computers (50) and Study Spaces (81) on the 1st and 2nd floors of the TFDL are available and must be booked. Book here.

We are now offering contactless pickup – for current Ucalgary Students, Faculty and Staff only. Place requests for materials that you want from our library system. Pick them up when you receive an email.

Virtual service hours today: 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM.10:00 AM to 8:00 PM. You can return your books to the exterior book drop on the East side of the TFDL. More information on the Covid 19 page.

About Us

The RDC is secure facility located in the Taylor Family Digital Library and has 3 primary spaces; the main area, the training room and the conference room. There are 23 workstations divided between the main area and the training room. The training room has a large screen to facilitate teamwork and teaching and can be used for academic courses and workshops. Statistical software available in the RDC includes Stata, SAS, SPSS and R and additional programs such as ArcGIS.

The RDC is staffed by Statistics Canada employees. RDC researchers are typically affiliated with the University of Calgary (faculty, students and staff). Approved RDC projects have produced publications in journals and books, Doctoral dissertations and Master’s theses.


  • Statistics Canada Research Data Centre (RDC) Program
  • Canadian Research Data Centre Network (CRDCN)
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
  • Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI)
  • University of Calgary
  • University of Lethbridge