The Beaton Institute is the official repository for historically significant records of Cape Breton University. Additionally, the Institute is a cultural heritage archive mandated to preserve the social, economic, political, and cultural history of Cape Breton Island. It is a centre for local, regional, national, and global research and strives to promote inquiry through innovative academic and public programming initiatives.
Reading Room and Reference Desk Hours: Tuesday – Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
- We are located in CE-267 (Student, Culture, & Heritage Centre).
- Our microfilm-scanner must be booked before use; two-hour time slots are available.
- Parking is available with a $1.00 per day charge.
- The Beaton Institute is wheelchair accessible.