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.

Update on Collections Management

Over Reading Week, visitors may notice an increase in items appearing on the “Free” shelves located on the first floor of the library. Library staff will be undertaking a thinning of the collection over the new few weeks that will see the removal of low circulating duplicate copies from the library collection. In all cases, there remains at least one additional copy of the works being discarded and the copies being removed from the collection have not circulated in a significant period of time.

Questions about this Duplicate Copy Discard project can be directed to