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Sound and Moving Image Library

The SMIL Library is currently closed for in-person service. Please use Omni to request loanable resources for pick up. Materials for class screenings can be booked by completing this form or by email. SMIL course reserves are available at the Scott Library service desk. For enquires please contact

The only library in the system based on format alone:  DVD, CD, LP, VHS, CD-ROM, Audiocassette, Audio reel … in one word, media.

SMIL Hours

Sound and Moving Image Library

May 16
Closed - Request items through Omni
May 17
Closed - Request items through Omni
May 18
Closed - Request items through Omni
May 19
Closed - Request items through Omni
May 20
Closed - Request items through Omni
May 21
Closed Victoria Day Weekend
May 22
Closed Victoria Day Weekend

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Browse available music and visual media.

Facilities & Equipment

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Film & Video Booking

Video, DVD and Film Reservations for course preview and class use.

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Film Research Guide

The best video resources and how to find them.

Music Research Guide

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