• A collection to serve your needs. Library Stacks

    The Arthur A. Wishart Library provides access to a well-rounded collection of resources to serve your needs. And if you can’t find what you’re looking for, we’ll be happy to order it in for you through Interlibrary Loan.

  • A place to research and learn. Library students studying indoors

    Open throughout the year, with extended hours during exam season, the Wishart Library operates around the student timetable, ensuring that our resources are always available to help students achieve academic success.

  • The hub of the study group. Students in Library w748

    With two floors, the Wishart Library offers the perfect environment to study, whether in a group or by yourself. Upstairs is perfect for group study, while downstairs is the perfect retreat for quiet study.

  • With everything at your fingertips. Library Computers w748

    You never have to leave the comfort of your own home to access the vast collection that Wishart Library has to offer. With almost all our resources available online, you can search our database and do your research from home.

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Arthur A. Wishart Library


The Arthur A. Wishart Library provides access to a well-rounded collection of books, electronic resources periodicals, government documents and audio visual media to support the program of study at Algoma University.


The Wishart Library is a full member of the Ontario Council of University Libraries and the Canadian Research Knowledge Network , which is the national level university library consortium and resource sharing network. The library is also a selective depository for both provincial (Ontario) and federal (Canada) governments.


Books in the general and reference collections are shelved in accordance with the Library of Congress Classification (LCC) system used in most academic libraries. Periodicals are shelved alphabetically by title, government document call numbers are based on government catalogue numbers.


You may access the Arthur A. Wishart Library website at