How do I sign in to LibrarySearch?

Logging into the new library search system depends on your user status.  If you are experiencing problems, see the HELP section.

Once you are in LibrarySearch, look for the SIGN IN buttton.

Clicking on it brings you to a box with two choices.

U of T community   |   Hospital staff

U of T community

U of T community members: Sign in with your UTORid. If you have not used your UTORid before, this is how to find it.

* Alumni & external researchers

  • In the past, you signed in with your library barcode and PIN
  • This has changed because of the new library system
  • You will be issued a UTORid so that you can log in to request loans or access your account information. 
  • If you have questions about the change in access or need to be issued a UTORid, please contact the Reader Registration unit at

Hospital staff

  • Hospital staff: Sign in with your library barcode
  • The first time you sign in to the new system, you will be prompted to reset your password.

To reset your password


  •  Enter your library barcode where it says User ID, or email address *associated with your account*

  • You will then get a password reset email

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