Libraries & Workshops

​​The Library System

Graduate students at the University of Toronto have access to one of the top research facilities in North America.

The University of Toronto Libraries is the largest academic library system in Canada and is ranked third among peer institutions in North America, following Harvard and Yale.

The system consists of 44 libraries located on three university campuses: St. George, Mississauga, and Scarborough. This array of college libraries, special collections, and specialized libraries and information centres supports the teaching and research requirements of 168 graduate programs, 42 professional programs, and 600+ undergraduate degree programs.

The U of T library system provides access to nearly 100,000 serial titles, 660,000 electronic journals, 850,000 electronic books, 1,100 indexes, and over 5,000 online newspapers.

More than 12 million volumes of materials are available in 128 languages.

More than 100,000 new print volumes are acquired each year.

The Scotiabank Information Commons at Robarts Library provides access to electronic information technology and support for research and learning.


Free workshops are offered to graduate students by the University of Toronto Libraries. Visit the Library Workshops web page for a complete listing of workshop offerings.