Research and information services

Special Collections & Archives provides research and information services to University of Waterloo students, faculty, and staff, as well as to visiting scholars and the general public. 

Planning a visit?

We require patrons to fill out a Researcher Registration form, and encourage you to make an appointment.

Who can use this service:

  • Everyone
  • Post-doctoral fellows
  • Faculty

How to request this service:

Average length of time to complete request:

Your request may require research on our part, and our response may not be immediate.

Service hours:

Monday - Friday: 9:00 am-12:00 pm , 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday: Closed


LIB - Dana Porter Library
200 University Avenue West
Waterloo ON N2L 3G1