About Our Libraries

Welcome to Memorial University Libraries! 

With eight branches, Memorial University Libraries is one of Atlantic Canada’s largest university libraries. In addition to providing access to millions of physical book and digital access to e-books, journals, and other resources, the libraries house several specialized archives and collections, including the largest collection of published materials about Newfoundland and Labrador in the world in the Centre for Newfoundland Studies.

The Libraries encourage innovation and excellence in Memorial’s teaching and learning, research, scholarship, creative activity, service and public engagement.

To learn more, choose a location or contact us.

At a glance: 

(Numbers from 2021, unless noted)

  • Branches – 8

  • Librarians – 29

  • Staff – 82

  • Reference questions asked – 3,510

  • Visits to the website – 2,353,925

  • Digital Archive Initiative*:
    • 98,386 books
    • 2,432,548 Jpegs
    • 3,564 MP3 audio files
    • 4,840 MP4 video files
    • 4,707 Misc (xml. data zip files)
    • 87,025 PDF files

(*from 2023)