UTL News

Robert Blackburn

Blackburn took the helm of the libraries in 1954 and was the first to officially hold the title of chief librarian, retiring after 27 years. On Feb. 3, he celebrated another important milestone: his 100thbirthday.

Display of Chinese-Canadian archival material

The University of Toronto will establish a Chinese-Canadian archive to collect, preserve and digitize cultural and personal records and stories from the Chinese diaspora in Canada, including oral histories, video and photographs.

Berlin Digital Concert Hall

Berlin Digital Concert Hall is now online, video-streaming archive of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. It provides access to live-streams and recordings of concerts dating from 1966.

3d printers

The Robarts Digital Studio, on the first floor of Robarts, now has 2 LulzBot TAZ 6 3D printers that you can book to print your 3D masterpieces!

Reflection room photo

The newly renovated Reflection Room on the 8th floor of Robarts Library is available to all students, staff and faculty for religious, spiritual and secular practices, including prayer, meditation, yoga, and mindfulness.


Keep@Downsview is a partnership between five Ontario universities: University of Toronto, University of Ottawa, Western University, McMaster University and Queen’s University. The innovative approach of this initiative goes beyond shared basic storage of