Donate published materials
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What we accept
- monograph publications (books, etc.)
- journals and magazines
- sound and video recordings
- music or musical scores
- digital recordings
- microfiche or microfilm
- tactile documents, for example, Braille and 3D maps
- annual reports
- published atlases, maps and plans
Material must be published in Canada, regardless of subject, language or format; or published outside of Canada provided the authors, editors, translators, illustrators, interpreters or subject is Canadian or has national relevance.
What we don't accept
- material in poor condition
- material not relevant to other material in the collection
- material with restrictions on access or use
- material already in the collection
How to donate material
Make a list of the items with as much detail as possible, such as
- authors or creators
- place of publication or creation
- publication dates or age
- physical condition
- number of items
Then write to email@example.com or leave a voice message at
819-934-5793 for information about donating published material.
Please contact us
before mailing any material.
What happens to donated material
All proposed donated material must go through an approval process. If your material is not accepted for our collection, it
will not be returned to you.
Accepted material will be carefully stored and documented in our
library catalogue, Aurora.