University of Toronto
A climate-controlled high density storage and preservation facility created in 2005 by the University of Toronto for low-use materials which researchers can request using online request services.
Western Libraries will partner with university libraries at Toronto, Ottawa, McMaster, Queen's and Memorial in the Keep@Downsview project, a shared print preservation initiative among the five institutions. The project aims to preserve the scholarly record in a shared high-density storage and preservation facility located at the University of Toronto's Downsview campus.
Extending the University of Toronto’s Downsview facility, the project brings together a purpose-built, high-density storage facility that supports long-term preservation, an existing retrieval and transportation network, and new models of desktop delivery, ensuring that low demand print materials remain readily available for research and study within the province.
Toronto, Western University, Queen’s University, and the University of Ottawa in a new partnership to preserve and ensure ongoing access to low-demand print materials. Extending the University of Toronto’s Downsview facility,
For more information on Keep@Downsview, please contact Tony Horava, Associate University Librarian (Collections and Information Resources), firstname.lastname@example.org.
Memorial University Libraries is now an associate member of the Keep@Downsview Initiative as part of its ongoing efforts to improve long-term collection preservation and access through creative and innovative management strategies.