Faculty

Liaison Librarians

Liaison librarians at the University of Toronto Libraries are available to be consulted on a wide range of services and resources offered by the library to support faculty research and teaching. This includes:

  • research consultations for faculty
  • curriculum related instruction
  • course-customization of Blackboard "Library Resource" pages
  • tailored research guides for courses or programs
  • collection requests and suggestions
  • questions or suggestions about library and information technology services

Questions or comments? Contact the Faculty Liaison Coordinator.

Supporting Research

A list of support services and resources to support your research needs; consultations, workshops, research tools and digital projects.

Supporting Teaching

A list of support services and resources to support your teaching needs; course reverse and short term loan material, copyright faqs, creating permanent links to online resources, information literacy resourcs and webshops and research help for your stuedents.

Blackboard Help

An instruction quick sheet on how to incorporate library resources into your course web pages such as Blackboard. Also learn about ready made lists of library resource and how a librarian can help you and your students with class asssignments and research.

Services for Faculty

We've summarized what library services such as information about library cards, loan periods, renewal, holds and fines, how to retrieve material not at UofT (interlibrary loan) and applying for studying carrels in this quick view page of library services for faculty.

Scholarly Communication

The process by which academics and scholars publish and disseminate their research. This online document is intended to heighten the awareness of faculty and researchers to the rights of authors and the benefits that can accrue from open access publishing.

T-Space

The University of Toronto's Research Repository is called T-Space. It is managed by the University of Toronto Libraries and is a showcase for preserving the scholarly work of UofT faculty. T-Space is faculty space, established by the Library to support the dissemination of knowledge by the University community. An online guided tour is also available.

Library Resources for Faculty (PDF)

cover of Library Resources for FacultyWith 44 libraries, we are proud to support the research and teaching requirements of the University’s 215 graduate programs, over 60 professional programs and more than 700 undergraduate degree programs, with collections that are unparalleled in Canada in their richness and diversity. In addition to more than 12 million volumes in 341 languages, 238,000 serial titles, 1,500,000 electronic resources in various forms and over 29,000 linear metres of archival material, our international network of resource sharing partnerships extends access on your behalf to materials held by thousands of other institutions.

At the heart of this great library system is its expert staff—the librarians, information specialists, information technologists and many others whose work creates an environment conducive to academic excellence and facilitates discovery of the record of human culture and achievement. Within these pages you will read about some of the special projects library staff are leading in collaboration with faculty to enable new forms of scholarship and increase the visibility of research produced at the University of Toronto. As well, you will find an abundance of information about how library staff can support your work on a day-to-day basis. Whether through classroom visits, the creation of research guides for student assignments or assistance archiving your recorded lectures on the Libraries’ media server; advice regarding copyright or open access publishing; or help tracking down a difficult-to-find resource, we are here to support you.

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