Consult and Borrow CCI Library Material

The CCI Library has one of the largest conservation and museology collections in the world. The collections are regarded as an important source for conservation and museology literature on a wide variety of topics, such as preventive conservation, industrial collections, architectural heritage, fire and safety protection, museum planning, archaeological conservation, preservation in storage and display, exhibition design, disaster preparedness, and museum education. The holdings include a large selection of books on textiles, furniture, paintings, sculptures, prints and drawings, and archaeological and ethnological objects.

The CCI Library also disseminates information by contributing references to: BCIN, the bibliographic database of the Conservation Information Network. BCIN is operated by the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN), a Special Operating Agency of the Department of Canadian Heritage.

The CCI Library is open to the public only by appointment only. Please contact CCI.

Researchers, students, and interested members of the public.
The CCI Library welcomes researchers, students, and interested members of the public to its bright, comfortable study space.
Specialized collection in the CCI Library.
The specialized collection is known throughout Canada and internationally as an important source for conservation and museology literature.
Corner lounge showcasing new books.
An attractive corner lounge showcases new books and the most popular current journals, while client workstations provide easy access to the catalogue and other online resources.
Library staff.
Experienced library staff are always willing to answer questions or help with research. Interlibrary loan and photocopying services are also available.