Services for Students

Learning Commons

Writing, Learning, and Research Help

Kelly Library Learning Commons

Rooms 132, 137, and 139, Ground Floor, Kelly Library

Book a one-on-one 45-minute appointment for writing, learning strategies, or research help online here.

Writing a research paper? Try SMOLworld, our interactive research essay guide.

Click a topic below for more information:

Cancellation Policy

If you need to cancel an appointment, please do as soon as possible, but at least 24 hours in advance. This will allow other students to get an appointment with an instructor sooner. Repeatedly failing to cancel appointments within the required time or failing to show up for scheduled appointments may result in you being blocked from booking further sessions.

Group Study Rooms

Presentation Practice RoomKelly Library Group Study Rooms





We have 5 group study rooms (201, 202, 205, 206, and our Presentation Practice Room [231]). Take a look at this page for more information about group study rooms at the UofT Libraries.You can book the Presentation Practice Room online. If you have questions, please ask at the Circulation Desk on the Ground Floor.

Personal Librarian Program

All 1st year St. Mike’s students have a personal librarian at the Kelly Library.

Find out more . . .

Finding Library Materials

Drop by our Reference Desk! We’ll help you navigate databases, find journal articles, books, and e-resources, and get started with researching your essays.

Monday to Thursday 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Fridays 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Questions? Contact us!

Borrowing Library Materials

Anyone with a valid University of Toronto library card can borrow circulating materials.

People without a University of Toronto library card can purchase a St. Michael’s Library Extramural Reader’s card ($40.00 per year; $30.00 per year for SMC alumni).

Read more on library loan periods, renewals, holds, late/damaged materials, and inter-campus and interlibrary loans.

Kelly InfoExpress for Graduate Students

University of St. Michael’s College Graduate Students in the Faculty of Theology, Department of French, German, Italian, Slavic, and DMin students in the Toronto School of Theology can request a PDF copy of any journal article or book chapter available in U of T libraries. Requests are usually filled within four business days.

Contact Kelly InfoExpress