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Katherine Morrison portrait

The University of Toronto and its students have lost a loyal friend, a generous and visionary benefactor, and a passionate lover of the library. Katherine Morrison was 94.

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The University of Toronto Libraries, in partnership with the Online Learning Strategies and Academic and Collaborative Technologies units of ITS, have awarded three University of Toronto instructors grants of up to $3,000.00 each to support the work invol

Robert Blackburn

Former Chief Librarian, Robert H. Blackburn, passed away this past Tuesday September 17. Blackburn served as Associate Director of the University of Toronto Libraries from 1947 to 1954 when he was appointed Chief Librarian.

Photo of OISE library staff with intereviews on tape at a computer in the library

OISE librarian Nailisa Tanner and Toronto Academic Library Intern Jenna Mlynaryk digitized and published recordings of interviews between famous Canadian politicians and Richard Alway, then a graduate student in history at U of T

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University of Toronto Press (UTP) and the University of Toronto Libraries (UTL) have partnered on a new initiative to advance the wide dissemination of scholarly monographs in the humanities and social sciences.

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For University of Toronto affiliated authors looking to publish in an open access journal, the University of Toronto Libraries has negotiated article processing charge (APC) discounts with a number of publishers. These discounts help to support publicatio

Gerstein Library

When it comes to supporting research and innovation at the University of Toronto, all roads will soon lead to CRIS, a new gateway to help faculty access the university’s rich array of resources while boosting the potential impact of their discoveries.

Michelle Alexopoulos

University of Toronto economist Michelle Alexopoulos has been awarded a prestigious Bank of Canada Fellowship which grants recipients annual funding of up to $90,000 for a term of up to five years.

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In December the University of Toronto was awarded $1.25 million (Canadian dollars) by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for the initial phase of a collaboration led by Professor Alex Gillespie and co-principal investigators Professor Suzanne Akbari (Centre

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.

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!