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Celebration of Robarts Renovations

On Wednesday, February 10, 2010 a reception was held in the Map and Data Library on the 5th floor of Robarts Library to celebrate the Robarts renovations carried out so far. The purpose of the evening was also to thank Russell and Katherine Morrison and all the many donors who contributed to Phase 1 of the project, the renovation of the existing Robarts Library building.  more

Gerstein Science Information Centre Celebrates

While the Robarts Library building proceeds with its dramatic renovations, the Gerstein Science Information Centre on the other side of the campus is celebrating a centennial.  more

I Love the Library Student Video Contest

In February we asked students based on the St. George Campus “What do you Love about the University of Toronto Libraries?” Students answered with incredibly creative 45-second videos describing different libraries, resources and other reasons they love the library. more

The Malcove Collection is Now in FADIS

Bronze lamp in the shape of a foot from the Malcove Collection

In 1982 Dr. Lillian Malcove (1902–1981), a Freudian psychoanalyst working in New York, bequeathed to the University of Toronto the Malcove Collection for teaching and research purposes. This prestigious and valuable collection of approximately 500 works includes an eclectic array of objects, sculpture, drawings, paintings and miscellaneous furnishings from the Bronze Age to the 20th century from the regions of the Middle East, Asia, North Africa, and Northern and Central Europe.  more

Photographic Expressions of Asia—A Special Gift from Dr. Neville Poy

Dr. Neville Poy kindly donated a collection of artistically rendered photographs of urban and rural life in China, Hong Kong, Laos, Vietnam, Bhutan, and Thailand to the Richard Charles Lee Canada-Hong Kong Library.  more

The Don River Valley Historical Mapping Project—Geographic Information Systems Applied to History

The Don River Valley Historical Mapping Project is a unique effort by Map and Data Library (MDL) staff at the University of Toronto to collect, document and map the historical and industrial change in the Don River Valley Watershed between the mid 1800s and the mid 1900s using Geographic Information Systems (GIS). more

OISE Annual Research Celebration

Each year, OISE holds its Annual Research Celebration in April, in the OISE library. more

Friends of Fisher Events

Read about the recent Hollar Exhibition opening as well as the Nicholls, Katz and Gryphon lectures. more

Blossoming Student Space

Spring is in the air and renewal is in the Robarts Library.  more

Library Associates Lunch/Lectures

Members of the Library Associates and their friends enjoyed fascinating lectures in early 2010.  more


View our list of upcoming exhibitions in the Robarts and Thomas Fisher Rare Book Libraries more

Robarts Book Sale Room

Looking for bargain books?  more

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