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The library provides access to wide variety of electronic resources including databases, electronic journals, ebooks and more across a wide variety of subject areas.  Explore Databases available to Canadore College by looking for the Canadore College wordmark or filtering the list of Database types to “Canadore”.

Research Guides

The library has developed resource guides around a number of different subjects including Truth and Reconciliation, Black History Month, Pride and more to give you a quick introduction to some of the many different resources we have available for each of these subjects.  Explore Research Guides to learn more and kick start your research.  More guides are always being developed so check back often


The Archives is open to everyone, not just the students and faculty of Nipissing University and Canadore College.

Explore the Harris Learning Library Archives.

InterLibrary Loan (RACER)

If you already have a RACER account, log in here.

First time user?  Create a RACER account.

If you need assistance with placing a request, please check the RACER user guide or contact the Service Desk.

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The Library covers the cost of most interlibrary loans so there is no charge to patrons. Additional charges apply to the following:

  • Items from outside of Canada  $30
  • Items from Canadian institutions not covered by reciprocal borrowing agreements  $20

If these charges apply, you will be notified before your request is processed so that you can accept the charges or cancel your request.

Government Information / Maps / Statistics




Canadian Statistics and Data

    U.S. and International Statistics

    • U.S. Government Data and Statistics is a gateway to statistics from U.S. Federal departments and agencies.
    • Eurostat provides statistics of the European Union member countries.
    • OECD StatExtracts includes data and metadata for Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development countries and selected non-member countries.

    Geopsatial Data

      The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources offers many layers of open data via direct download. Please see library staff to access restricted layers.
    • Ontario GeoHub - authoritative geospatical data for Ontario from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.
    • GeoGratis

    Proper citation is required when using these products for papers, publications, reports or presentations. Data sets with restricted access are licensed to current students, faculty and staff for non-commercial use only.

    Online Maps

        For further information on Resource Sharing services, contact:

        Johanna Tapper
        Phone: 705.474.3450 ext. 4135


        Service Desk
        Phone: 705.474.3450 ext. 4221