Collection Development Department

From our collection
The first full-text searchable digital library of early printed books in Arabic script.
Selection Area Arabic

CDD Collections

Philosophy
The Philosophy Department remains Canada’s preeminent and is an international leader in history of philosophy – especially ancient and medieval philosophy – as well as ethics, philosophy of science, and philosophy of mind.
One of the largest in North America and has long been considered fully able to support advanced research in Near Eastern, Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies.
Spanish Languages and Literatures
The University of Toronto offers a wide selection of courses on the literatures of Spain and Spanish America: medieval Spanish literature; early modern prose, verse and drama; the modern novel, short story, poetry, drama and film.
Chinese character
The Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library holds one of the largest Chinese studies collections in North America.
Libraries’ Slavic and East European collection is the largest and most comprehensive of its kind in Canada, and today numbers over 500,000 titles.