Canadian Institutional Repositories

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An institutional repository (IR) is a digital collection of an institution's intellectual output. IRs are a key infrastructure component in the digital environment because they provide better access to our digital assets and they ensure that digital objects are managed appropriately.

Since 2003, the Canadian Association of Research Libraries has been promoting the use of institutional repositories in Canada through the CARL Institutional Repositories Program. As a result, nearly 100% of CARL members have implemented an IR at their institution.

 

What if my institution does not have an institutional repository?


 Institutional Repositories in Canada


British Columbia
University of British Columbia cIRcle
University of Victoria UVicSpace
Simon Fraser University Summit
Vancouver Island University VIUSpace


Alberta
Athabasca University AUSpace
University of Alberta 
Education & Research Archive
University of Calgary Institutional Repository
University of Lethbridge Institutional Repository
MacEwan University RO@M
 

Saskatchewan 
University of Regina oURspace
Univ of Saskatchewan eCommons@USASK

 

Manitoba 
University of Manitoba MSpace
University of Winnipeg WinnSpace

 

Ontario 
University of Toronto T Space
York University York Space
University of Ottawa uO Research
Carleton University CURVE
Queen’s University QSpace
McMaster DigitalCommons@McMaster
University of Waterloo UWSpace
UWO Scholarship @ Western
Brock University Digital Repository
University of Guelph The Atrium
Wilfred Laurier Scholars Commons @ Laurier
Ryerson Digital Commons @ Ryerson
Laurentian University LUzoneUL
University of Windsor Scholarship at UWindsor

 

Quebec 
Université de Montréal Papyrus
Concordia University Spectrum
UQÀM archipel
Dépôt institutionnel de l’UQO
Laval Collection mémoires et thèses
École de Tech. Supérieure UQ – Espace ÉTS
École Polytechnique de Mtl – PolyPublie
McGill University eScholarship@McGill
Université du Québec à Rimouski Sémaphore
Dépôt numérique de UQTR
UQ à Chicoutimi Constellation
UQ Abitibi Témiscamingue et Cégep Depositum
Institut national de la recherche scientifique

 

Atlantic provinces 
Dalhousie University DalSpace
UPEI Island Scholar
Memorial University Research Repository
University of New Brunswick RiverRun Digital Repository
Mount Saint Vincent University Mount E-Commons

 

Other OA repositories in Canada 
PubMed Central Canada
International Development Research Centre Digital Library
National Research Council Publications Archive
Dépôt Érudit
(Quebec)
CAUL Atlantic Islandora Repository Network - CAIRN
(Council of Atlantic University Libraries)