Updated: September 5, 2023
Welcome to TMU Libraries
Learn about Library resources, services, programs and spaces
TMU Libraries Hours
Please continue to check the Library hours page for updates on Library opening hours.
All campus building doors, including the Library building, are locked and require an active OneCard to gain access.
Research and Reference Help
The Research Help area is located on the main floor of the Main Library (near the east entrance).
In-person research help is available:
Mon. to Fri.: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
September 5 to December 8, 2023
Monday to Thursday: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Noon – 6 p.m.
Closed Monday, October 9, 2023
If you have a question while this service is closed, send us an email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Email reference assistance
- General: email@example.com
- Archives and Special Collections: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Geospatial Map and Data Centre: email@example.com
- Library’s Isaac Olowolafe Jr. Digital Media Experience (DME) Lab: firstname.lastname@example.org
Research Help Appointments
To request a one-on-one online appointment with a Librarian, please submit a research appointment request.
TMU Libraries hosts a number of virtual and in-person workshops each month. Learn about everything from finding credible resources including electronic articles and books, how to do literature and systematic reviews, or learn Adobe Creative suite applications for projects and for fun!
Subject guides assist with finding online articles and books applicable to your topic and courses.
Research guides get you started on how to plan and carry out your research. Online research tutorials are available to help walk you through each step of the research process.
Connect with your subject liaison librarian to learn more about resources and materials available specifically for your area of study.
Where to study
Quiet study space is available on floors 4-7, and 9. Silent study space is on floor 10.
Group Study Room Booking
Group study rooms are now available for booking.
Borrowing and Lending Services
TMU Libraries has laptops available for loan from the Circulation Desk on the main floor.
Laptops may be borrowed for an eight hour period during the hours that the Library is open. The first time you borrow a laptop, you will need to complete and submit an Online Laptop Loan Agreement Form.
TRSM Laptop Lending
Laptop Lending for TRSM is restricted to undergraduate and graduate students, both full-time and part-time and who are currently enrolled in Ted Rogers School of Management programs only. TRSM users will need to complete and submit this TRSM Laptop Lending Request Form to access this program. Students who are experiencing financial hardship will receive priority.
Access to all online resources including ebooks, ejournals, data, streaming video/media and more, remains available 24/7.
Print textbooks are available on short-term loan for the majority of undergraduate courses. Textbooks are available from the reserve collection at the Circulation Desk on the main floor of the Main Library and can be requested by call number.
The University Library subscribes to a wide array of electronic resources (articles, ebooks, data, video). To access these resources, you must be a student (full or part time), staff or faculty member with an active my.torontomu account. These are available remotely 24/7.
Interlibrary Loans (RACER)
The Interlibrary Loan service enhances the resources of the University Library by making material available from other libraries, organizations and document delivery services. Students, faculty, staff may use RACER to request materials from another library provided the University Library does not own a physical copy or the online access is restricted. Please email any questions to email@example.com.
Access electronic multiple articles in databases, search journals, newspapers and magazines, or find specific articles.
Scan and Deliver Service is available to students, faculty and staff who require access to portions of printed works (chapters, articles, etc.) that fall within copyright permissible amounts. Requests can be placed through the Library’s online catalogue.
TMU Libraries provides customized online course readings for many courses. These are prepared based on instructor requests and are typically provided for access at the start of term.
If you have challenges or questions regarding access to these resources, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The citation guide provides assistance properly citing all material in various citation styles like APA, plus a list of free citation management programs.