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Research Support


Subject Guides & Experts

View recommended resources by subject.

Schedule an Appointment

Our subject specialists can help if you need focused help with research assignments.


These resources explain the hows and whys of citing sources in your academic work.


Learn about what copyright is, how it's created, and how it applies to you.


View frequently asked questions relating to various Library topics.


Users can access computer workstations on every floor of the Library during our scheduled open hours.


Open Access

Open access (OA) is a publishing model that makes information freely available online to everyone

Open Data

Good data management practices help ensure that research data is preserved for follow-up, replication, or further study

Open Educational Resources

Teaching, learning, and research resources that are free to all and licensed by their creators for sharing and remixing

Open Journal Systems

This journal hosting service is provided by the Mount Royal University Library for those who are interested in publishing their open access journal

For Faculty

Research Assistant Support

Research Assistant (RA) support helps individuals hired as research assistants by Mount Royal University faculty conduct better scholarly research and assists them in the identification and retrieval of materials and resources.

Scholarly Publishing

With active stewardship by academic librarians and libraries, scholarly publishing has expanded to include education, advocacy, services, and systems that support researchers and authors with their scholarly dissemination.

Setup Course Reserves

Materials can be placed on Reserve by instructors for their students. Putting items on course reserve helps to ensure access to high demand items by the use of short loan periods.

Build a Permalink

Permalinks (or persistent links) are the safest and easiest way to share journal articles, book chapters and other online content with your students.