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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. Booking hours extended. 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.

Digital Projects

A guide to outlining the size and scope of the project, technical requirements, and its potential impact

Consult with us

Our team has expertise in digital project planning, data analysis, visualization, metadata, and publishing. We would be happy to consult with you on your research project. 

Learn more about our team's expertise or e-mail to get connected to the right person.

Library computing facilities

The Taylor Family Digital Library is home to the following specialized computing facilities, available to the University community on a first-come first-served basis.  Staff can assist users with using the software and locating data.

  • The Digital Media Commons (3rd floor) is equipped with high performance MacPro workstations, A/V edit suites, a 3-D printer, and a selection of loanable equipment.
  • Lab NEXT (3rd floor) contains 6 high performance PCs with a variety of digitial media creation and data analysis software.
  • Spatial and Numeric Data Services (4th floor) is equipped with workstations with GIS and statistical software, as well as a 42" document scanner.
  • The Visualization Studio (4th floor) is a state-of-the-art digital facility created to support faculty and graduate researchers. Its primary feature is a high-resolution display wall with surround sound. The studio is designed to provide researchers with significant visual real estate for working with digital information. The display's 34.5 million pixels allow for insight and overview that is impossible to achieve with a desktop monitor or standard projector.

Digital Research Tools

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