External researchers

Cards are available for purchase at the at the Robarts Library Reader Registration desk.

University of Toronto alumni may purchase an alumni borrowing card.

Some visitors may purchase a stack pass to enter the Robarts Library stacks, for a short-term stay (up to 7 days).  For details re eligibility see Stack access at Robarts Library.

Direct Borrower

Eligibility

Graduate students, faculty or staff from other Canadian universities with valid home university identification

Cost

Check with your home institution to see if your Direct Borrower card fees are reimbursable.

Annual
Expires yearly on September 30th. Pro-rated by date of purchase
$300
Annual for seniors (65+)
Expires 12 months from date of purchase.

$130

Register and renew at the Robarts Library Reader Registration desk or the UTM and UTSC Library's onsite TCard office.

Privileges

Privileges may vary at individual libraries.

  • Robarts Library book stacks access
  • up to 100 loans at a time
  • 14-day loan period
  • items can be renewed twice
  • no intercampus deliver except Downsview
  • no interlibrary loan
  • card renewable at the at the Robarts Library Reader Registration desk

Research Reader

Eligibility

  • External researchers are eligible
  • Undergraduates or pre-undergraduate students are not eligible

Cost

Annual $300
Annual for seniors (65+) $130
Six months $190
Three months $120

Register at the Robarts Library Reader Registration desk.

Privileges

Privileges may vary at individual libraries.

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