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Libraries and Departments

Advancement, Central Libraries

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The Advancement Office supports key priorities of the University of Toronto Libraries through financial gifts,donations of books and rare it

Architecture, Landscape, and Design (Eberhard Zeidler Library)

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This library is designed by Kohn Shnier Architects, a Toronto-based practice famous for its whimsical and inventive work.

Astronomy & Astrophysics Library

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Founded in 1935, this library is a major resource for many research institutions including the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics.

Bindery, Central Libraries

Books & Serials Acquisitions

The Bridge, University of Toronto, Scarborough

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A multi-purpose academic space that spans teaching, study, research, and experiential learning for business, finance, and entrepreneurship.

Business (Milt Harris Library, Rotman School of Management)

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Its mission is to support the research, curriculum development, and educational activities of Rotman students, staff and faculty.

Business Services, Central Libraries

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Accounting support on all facets of the Chief Administrative Officer’s portfolio. 

Capital Projects and Planning, Central Libraries

Career Resource Library, Koffler Centre

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This centre features educational calendars, career and employment information, as well as student resources on international opportunities.

Chemistry Library (A D Allen)

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This library serves the research and information needs of the faculty and graduate students in the Department of Chemistry.

Collection Development Department

Communications, Central Libraries

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Criminology Information Service & Library

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With over 30,000 items, this library has the largest criminology collection in Canada.

Data Centre and Staff Technology Unit (ITS)

Dentistry Library (Harry R Abbott)

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The largest academic dental and oral health collection in Canada.

Department of Art Library

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Consists of monographs, exhibition, dealer and permanent holdings catalogues from Europe and North America.

Digital Library Unit (ITS)

Digital Preservation Unit (ITS)

Digital Scholarship Unit (ITS)

Dr. Chun Resource Library (Centre for Women and Trans People & OPIRG)

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This resource library contains over 1,500 books, magazines, and reports on social and environmental justice issues.

Earth Sciences Library (Noranda)

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This collection focuses on botany, forestry, and geology.

East Asian Library (Cheng Yu Tung)

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One of the biggest resource centers for East Asian studies in North America. The collection includes rare and archival materials.

Engineering & Computer Science Library

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An extensive collection and a wide range of research services supporting engineering and computer science students and faculty.

Faculty Liaison & Information Literacy

Financial Services, Central Libraries

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First Nations House Library

First Nations House Library
Books, information, and media pertaining to Aboriginal and Native topics.

Gail Brooker Ceramic Research Library at the Gardiner Museum

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Reflecting the holdings of the Gardiner Museum, this collection covers the decorative arts of Western European ceramic objects.

Gerstein Science Information Centre

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The largest science and health science academic library in Canada.

Hart House Library

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The Hart House Library has a non-circulating collection of over 5,000 books that are accessible to anyone.

Health Science Information Consortium of Toronto

HSICT
This Consortium is a collaboration of libraries and information centres in teaching, community hospitals, and public health units.

Human Resources, Central Libraries

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Industrial Relations and Human Resources Library (Newman)

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This library supports the needs of faculty, MIRHR and PhD students, and Woodsworth College students in the Employment Relations Program.

Information Commons

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The Information Commons features computer facilities, a help desk, the Licensed Software Office, and media production assistance.

Information Technology Services (ITS)

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Inforum, Faculty of Information

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The Inforum’s collection supports the Faculty of Information’s various programs.

Innis College Library

The Innis College Library specializes in cinema studies, environmental studies, and urban studies.

Institute for Christian Studies

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Knox College Library (Caven)

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This collection focuses on theological history, Presbyterianism, and materials relating to women and the Church.

Law Library (Bora Laskin)

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The Law Library includes 230,000 volumes of law and law-related materials.

Map and Data Library

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This library supports geographical and statistical research with extensive collections of data files, maps, and related materials.

Massey College Library (Robertson Davies)

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This research collection focuses on the history of the book, with a particular strength in nineteenth century book design and printing.

Mathematical Sciences Library

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The Mathematical Sciences Library supports University of Toronto students in mathematics programs at all levels.

Media Commons (Audiovisual, Media Archives, Microform)

Media Commons (Audiovisual, Media Archives and Microform)
These archives hold many valuable collections on Canadian film production, broadcasting, media studies and the music industry.

Metadata Services

Metadata Technologies

Music Library

Music Library
The Music Library features articles, scores, encyclopedias, dissertations, and streaming media related to the study of music.

New College Library (Ivey)

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This collection reflects the College’s programs in Women’s Studies, Caribbean Studies, and African Studies.

Office of the Chief Librarian, Central Libraries

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OISE Library

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The OISE Library is the largest education library in Canada.

Petro Jacyk Central & East European Resource Centre

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THE PJRC supports departments and research chairs in Eastern European Studies.

Physics Library

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This library’s collection covers physics, meteorology, and geophysics.

Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies Library

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The Pontifical Institute Library is home to a major medieval studies collection of over 150,000 volumes.

Regis College Library

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The Regis College Library collection focuses on theology and theology-related material.

Richard Charles Lee Canada-Hong Kong Library

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Robarts Library

Robarts Library
The John P. Robarts Research Library contains the largest single collection of the University of Toronto Libraries.

Royal Ontario Museum Library & Archives

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The mandate of the ROM Library & Archives is to support the collections and research of the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM). The ROM Library & Ar

Scholarly Communications & Copyright Office

Scholarly communictions

Scholars Portal

Scholars Portal

Security, Health and Safety, Central Libraries

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St Augustine's Seminary Library

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This library supports all academic programs offered by St. Augustine's Seminary.

St. Michael’s College - John M. Kelly Library

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The John M. Kelly Library is the largest federated college library at the University of Toronto.

Teaching & Learning Project

Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

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Houses the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, including books, manuscripts, and other materials.

Trinity College Library (John W Graham Library)

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The Trinity College Library’s collection emphasizes undergraduate humanities, international relations, and Anglican theology.

United Church of Canada Archives

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These archives include records created by the United Church, antecedent denominations, and related individuals and organizations.

University College Library

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UC Library has about 35,000 items in the humanities and social sciences, including many books related to the college's academic programs.

UofT Archives & Records Management Services (UTARMS)

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UTARMS contains corporate records of U of T and non-corporate records of faculty and organizations associated with the university.

UofT Mississauga Library

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The UTM Library collection, totaling approximately 400,000 volumes, supports the research needs of UTM students, faculty and community.

UofT Scarborough Library

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The UTSC Library is designed to support faculty and students at the University of Toronto’s Scarborough campus.

User Services, Robarts Library

UTL at Downsview

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UTL at Downsview is the libraries’ high-density storage and preservation facility. It has been in operation since 2005.

Victoria University - Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies

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The CRRS’s holdings cover the period 1350 to 1650 in European civilization.

Victoria University - E J Pratt Library

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With over 250,000 catalogued volumes, this collection emphasizes items related to humanities and social sciences.

Victoria University - Emmanuel College Library

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The Emmanuel College Library’s collection focuses on theology and religion.