Trent University Library & Archives continues to offer electronic collections and virtual services. As part of the University’s limited and reduced campus presence, Bata Library and the Durham GTA Campus Library & Learning Centre are closed and physical collections are unavailable. Virtual services and support are available by contacting Check for updates regularly on our COVID-19 Alert Page.

Curbside Pickup for Faculty & Graduate Students is available starting June 23rd.

As part of a COVID educator support initiative, Esri Press has made an arrangement with VitalSource to make Esri Press e-books available for free to Canadian students through their new VitalSource Helps program. 

  • General information for getting started can be found here:
  • An FAQ for students/educators can be found here:
  • Students will have access to up to 7 titles of their choice (from any publisher, but a total of 7 titles).
  • Access is provided through April 30, 2020. After that, the e-book(s) will disappear from their Bookshelf library. Notes will still be downloadable.
  • Students have to sign up with VitalSource and access e-books through Bookshelf using their school-assigned email address.
  • After April 30, faculty will continue to be able to request up to 3 e-copies of Esri Press books per term, for consideration for course evaluation