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University of Toronto - Robarts Library

130 St. George St.
Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1A5



Type: Library

Web site: http://main.library.utoronto.ca/robarts/index.shtml

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Description: The John P. Robarts Research Library is the main humanities and social sciences library of the University of Toronto. It is named after former Ontario Premier John Robarts. The Library opened in 1973.

It is currently the largest book repository in Canada with 9.6 million items. The Robarts Library is the heart of the University of Toronto library system, which is the fourth largest academic library system in North America, after that of Harvard University, Yale University, and the University of Illinois.

As of April, 2005, the library system as a whole held 10.3 million bookform items, 5.3 million microform items, and 1.8 million other items in its collections. Of these, 4.8 million bookform items, 4.1 million microform items, and 740 thousand other items were housed in Robarts Library.

See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robarts_Library for additional information

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