Archives & Special Collections Reading Room

For questions relating to archives, special collections, and records management, please contact

Access to the onsite collections is limited while the fifth floor of the Killam Library remains closed, but we will do our best to process all requests.

Other library services


5th Floor, Killam Memorial Library
6225 University Avenue
PO Box 15000
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Canada B3H 4R2

Maps to Library


Contact Information

Reference Desk: 902-494-3615

Archives Email:
University Archivist:
Michael Moosberger, 902-494-5176
Full Archives contact list

Special Collections Email:
Special Collections Librarian:
Karen E. M. Smith, 902-494-8803

On Site Services

Requests for access to archival materials must be made by 4:00 p.m., Monday-Friday. Advanced notice is required for accessing audiovisual material and born-digital archives.


Visit the University Archives' donor information page.

Special Collections
For information about possible donations of rare printed material and music (recordings and scores) to Special Collections, please contact the Special Collections Librarian, 902-494-8803.