The Reference Services Room and the Reference Collection Room are both located on the 2nd floor. For hours of operation, please visit the page Service and Opening Hours.
The Reference Collection Room contains a large number of published reference works.
The reference specialists in the Reference Services Room help users make the most of the Library and Archives Canada (LAC) collection.
They provide, for example:
The reference services that staff provide cover the major themes of LAC's collection, i.e.:
Reference Collection records must be consulted on-site at 395 Wellington Street in Ottawa. They cannot be borrowed through the interlibrary or inter-institutional loan service.