We purchase the most important current English-language scholarship. Additional support may be found in the collections of Robarts Library, the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, the Robertson Davies Library at Massey College, the Centre for 19th Century French Studies, the Library of the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, the Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, and the Department of Art Library.The Kelly Library has an excellent collection of DVDs which support Book and Media Studies. We purchase documentaries on book history and media studies, as well as movies of related interest.
Check out some of our most recent purchases on book and printing history.
Through the University of Toronto Libraries, students have access to a wide range of electronic reference resources on books and printing history.
Kelly Library librarians have prepared a Research Guide to Book and Printing History which lists the most important encyclopedias and dictionaries with which every student should be familiar.