D1 – Library Collections

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D1 Library Collections

The following are the number of holdings in 2022-2023 for each of the following categories.

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Table Notes

D1: Library Collections

Source: OCUL


Students entering Ontario universities today have access to a growing variety of world-class electronic information resources that are accessible to them 24x7x365.  Our libraries are leaders in transforming traditional library services by adopting innovative technological solutions such as ScholarsPortal, a shared gateway to scholarly resources and RACER, a province-wide interlibrary loan service.  Through these resources and services our libraries are preparing students for today’s world of information.  Our libraries also provide a wide array of unique resources, services, and facilities.  For more detailed information, click here: http://scholarsportal.info

 Institution-Specific Notes:

Guelph: Guelph main campus

 Laurentian (2008-09 to present): The table describes the holdings of the J.N. Desmarais Library, Laurentian University’s main library. The University of Sudbury and Huntington University also have libraries, but they are not members of the Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL). Students registered to programs offered jointly with colleges, such as Georgian College and St-Lawrence College, also have access to the libraries at these institutions.

 OCAD (2008-09): Graphic Materials include 37,053 Pictures, 250,000 Slides and 30,106 Digital Images.

 UOIT (2010): Monograph volumes (electronic) includes 475,970 open content. Film and Video Materials includes 12,068 e-videos.

UOIT (until 2010): Manuscripts and Archives included only UOIT materials.

Source: UOIT

 Ottawa: Excludes Saint Paul University Starting in 2012, Saint Paul University is reported as a separate university.

 Saint Paul: Source: Institutional records. The Saint Paul University library has a federated relationship with the University of Ottawa and students at both schools have access to electronic resources (over 700 databases, 100,000 electronic journals and 1 million electronic books) and services (interlibrary loan, citation management).

 Toronto Total: (1) Data are available at the institutional level only.

(2) Includes 3 campuses (St. George, UofT Mississauga (UTM), and UofT Scarborough (UTSC)).

(3) Excludes the Toronto School of Theology.

 King’s (2004-05): data not reported.

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