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Book & Media Studies

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Robarts Audio Visual Library

Robarts Library, 3rd floor
130 St. George Street
St. George Campus
University of Toronto
Telephone: (416) 978-6520
Fax: (416) 978-8707
Reservations: (416) 978-6521
Website: http://mediacommons.library.utoronto.ca/research/audiovisual

The Audiovisual Library holds more than 8,000 videocassettes, videodiscs, multimedia programs, 16mm films, slidetape programs and audiocassettes relating to the courses taught at the University of Toronto. It also houses a collection of journals and newspapers on microfilm and a reference collection of catalogues, books, and periodicals related to media. With the exception of the reference collection and those materials reserved for class use, this collection is circulating and may be searched using the University of Toronto Library Catalogue. Helpful tips as to how to use the University of Toronto Library Catalogue to find materials in the Audiovisual Library can be found on the library's website (above). In-library media playback facilities are available for individual and group use.

Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies

E. J. Pratt Library, Room 301,
Victoria University
in the University of Toronto
71 Queens Park Crescent
Telephone: (416) 585-4468
Fax: (416) 585-4430
Website: www.crrs.ca

Dedicated to the study of the Reformation and the Renaissance, the Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies focuses on the period between 1350 and 1700. The Centre's library houses over 25,000 modern books on a variety of subjects relating to the time period as well as an extensive collection of microfilm and microfiche and over 4,000 rare books printed prior to 1700. The collection is non-circulating. Rare books are retrieved on request. The holdings may be searched using the University of Toronto Library Catalogue.

Dorothy H. Hoover Library

The Ontario College of Art and Design
113 McCaul Street, 2nd floor
Telephone: (416) 977-6000 ext. 255
Fax: (416) 593-1429 or (416) 977-6006
Website: www.ocad.ca/library.htm

The Dorothy H. Hoover Library houses print, electronic, visual, and audiovisual collections to support the curriculum at OCAD. This collection is circulating. University of Toronto students are eligible to borrow material from this library. The holdings may be searched using the OCAD Library Catalogue.

Information Studies Inforum

140 St. George Street, 4th floor
St. George Campus
University of Toronto

Telephone: (416) 978-7060
Fax: (416) 978-5769
Website: http://www.ischool.utoronto.ca/ischool

The Information Studies Inforum focuses on library and information science and archives and records management. The more than 12,000 volumes housed in this library contain information on information systems and technology, research methodology and design, publishing and the book trade, statistics and management. The collection also contains general reference works, bibliographies, library catalogues, pamphlets, audiovisual and microform materials. The library currently subscribes to some 900 serials, including journals, newsletters, annual reports and calendars. The collection is circulating and may be searched using the University of Toronto Library Catalogue.

John M. Kelly Library

113 St Joseph Street
St Michael’s
in the University of Toronto
Telephone: 416-926-7114
Fax: 416-926-7262
Website: stmikes.utoronto.ca/kelly

The John M. Kelly Library provides a collection that supports the undergraduate and graduate programs in the faculties of Arts and Science and Theology as well as in the Continuing Education program. The collection of over 300,000 volumes and 250 current journal subscriptions is particularly strong in English and French literature, philosophy, Mediaeval studies, Celtic studies, film studies, and theology. The holdings are circulating and may be searched using the University of Toronto Library Catalogue.

John P. Robarts Research Library

130 St. George Street
St. George Campus
University of Toronto
Telephone: (416) 978-2294
Fax: (416) 971-3131
Website: www.library.utoronto.ca/robarts

The John P. Robarts Research Library contains the largest collection of material at the University of Toronto. Its holdings focus primarily on the social sciences and the humanities. The collection is circulating and may be searched using the University of Toronto Library Catalogue.

Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies Library (PIMS)

John M. Kelly Library, 4th Floor,
University of St Michael's College,
in the University of Toronto
113 St. Joseph Street
Telephone: (416) 926-7146
Fax: (416) 926-7262
Website: www.pims.ca

The focus of the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies Library focuses is Mediaeval studies, in particular Mediaeval philosophy and theology although a range of material on Mediaeval history, law, liturgy, and literature is also available. The library contains over 100, 000 volumes, including many period manuscripts, and several slide collections. Over 20,000 more printed books and manuscripts are available in microform. The holdings are non-circulating and can be searched using either the University of Toronto Library Catalogue or the Institutes separate catalogue.

Robertson Davies Library

4 Devonshire Place, Massey College
in the University of Toronto
Telephone: (416) 978-2893
Fax: (416) 978-1759
Website: http://www.masseycollege.ca/

The Robertson Davies Library, in addition to supporting a working nineteenth-century printing shop, houses collections which focus on the history of the book. Included in the collections of books and manuscripts is material on the history of printing, papermaking, bookbinding, palaeography, calligraphy, type design, book collecting, and bibliography. The holdings are non-circulating. Limited photocopying is available. The collection may be searched using the University of Toronto Library Catalogue.

Royal Ontario Museum Library and Archives

Royal Ontario Museum, 1st floor
100 Queens Park
Telephone: (416) 586-5595
Fax: (416) 586-5519
ROM Library: www.rom.on.ca/collections/library/index.php

The Royal Ontario Museum Library and Archives specialize in archaeology, Native Peoples, decorative arts, life sciences, earth sciences, palaeontology, museology, textiles, and costume. The library and archive house over 100,000 volumes and 500 current journals and magazines as well as historical documents including manuscripts and photographs. The collections are non-circulating and are held in closed stacks. While some material is available immediately, a significant portion of the holdings must be requested 48 hours ahead of time by phone (above), e-mail (info@rom.on.ca) or in person. The collections may be searched using the University of Toronto Library Catalogue.

Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

120 St. George Street
St. George Campus
University of Toronto
Telephone: (416) 978-5285
Fax: (416) 978-1667
Website: www.library.utoronto.ca/fisher

The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library houses the University of Toronto Archives, which holds the official records of the University of Toronto, and the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, which has more than 500,000 books, manuscripts and other materials. The holdings include material on the subject areas of art and architecture, Canadiana, English and European literature, history and arts of the book, history of medicine, history of science, history, politics, and economics, maps, manuscript collections, philosophy, theatre history, and theology and religion. The library's holdings are non-circulating and are stored in closed stacks. The collections may be searched using the University of Toronto Library Catalogue.

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