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15 King's College Circle Laidlaw Wing, 2nd floor
Toronto, Ontario
M5S 3H7
416-978-8107

About

Our collection focuses on the humanities and social sciences, including many books related to University College's academic programs, Canadian Studies, Drama, Health Studies, and Sexual Diversity Studies.

Collection strengths

UC Library has about 35,000 items in the humanities and social sciences, including many books related to

  • University College's academic programs
    • Canadian Studies
    • Drama
    • Health Studies
    • Sexual Diversity Studies
    • UC One: Engaging Toronto
  • Writing, research, and study skills

Our special collections include:

  • The Purdy Collection: about 3,000 Canadian literature books which once belonged to the Canadian poet Al Purdy
  • The Best Seller Collection: popular books of every genre and subject.  It is the only Best Seller collection on the St. George Campus

How to access

Books in the Purdy Collection do not circulate. Limit of 5 Best Seller books per person.