Jean-Leon Allie Library and Archives
Telephone: 613-236-1393
Ext. 2357
Quick Links

Find your research guide
chat loading...

Classic Catalogue

News and Events

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Doors Open Ottawa

Come visit our rare books collection during Doors Open Ottawa!

The Jean-Léon Allie Library at Saint Paul University was created in 1937. It boasts the largest theological collection in the country, with over half a million items spread over 7 floors. The collection boasts many treasures, including over 10,000 rare books, most of them printed before 1800. The rare books collection includes 12 incunabula; the oldest dates from 1472.

Saturday, June 3, 2017 – 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, June 4, 2017 – 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Doors Open Ottawa LogoCanada 150 Logo

New Rare Books Exhibit: The Roman Rota and Canon Law Books 

The Jean-Léon Allie Library and Archives presents the exhibit “The Roman Rota and Canon Law Books.” Showcasing volumes of the complete Roman Rota, the exhibit aims to bring attention to these historical documents published by the Vatican. 

Until May 26.

New Archives Exhibit

The Jean-Léon Allie Library and Archives presents: Published works of some Oblates of SPU in the collection of the Jean-Léon Allie Library and Archives.

From April 10 to May 12. 

Consult our New Guides

Not sure how to use Zotero to create bibliographies? Consult our new guide.

Consult our new Plagiarism Guide.