Get help from the UTM Library for your online teaching, learning and research

While U of T library buildings are closed, we continue to provide access to many online resources and digital materials to support your instruction, learning and research.

Resource / service Description
Access for Sessional Instructors icon Access for Sessional Instructors

If you are teaching next term and have not received your U of T credentials yet, we can give you early access to Library collections. Please contact us and we will make sure you have the resources you need to plan your courses.

Bibliographic icon Bibliographic Management Apps

Collect, manage, and sync your references using dedicated cross-platform software like EndNote, RefWorks, and Zotero. You can generate bibliographies in whatever citation style you want and easily share your research.

Citation Style Help icon Citation Style Help

Learn the basics of citations, references, and best practices to properly use sources in your research with this guide.

Copyright & Author Rights icon Copyright & Author Rights

Learn about copyright basics, using works as an instructor and researcher, Creative Commons licenses, your rights as an author, negotiating rights with publishers, increasing the impact of your publications, and more. For more assistance with copyright, please contact Yayo Umetsubo, Scholarly Communications and Liaison Librarian.

Course Reserves and Syllabus Service icon Course Reserves and Syllabus Service

We support the curriculum by making online, print, and media resources available to students by:

  • Reviewing your reading list for copyright fair dealing provisions
  • Enhancing your syllabus with stable links to licensed and open access online resources
  • Scanning materials and creating accessible files for posting on Quercus or similar password-protected course management systems
Data and Information Visualization icon Data and Information Visualization

Visualizing information and data is key when presenting research, especially to lay audiences. Learn how to use software like Excel, NVivo, and Tableau, or get started by downloading software. For assistance or online training with these resources, please contact Andrew Nicholson, Coordinator, GIS & Data Services. 

Data Discovery icon Data Discovery

Researchers affiliated with U of T have online access to Statistics Canada data products, both through survey microdata (PUMF) via odesi and database products such as Statista and SimplyAnalytics. For assistance locating local and international open data, and qualitative or quantitative data needed for your teaching, please contact Andrew Nicholson, Coordinator, GIS & Data Services.

Digital Editions and Exhibits icon Digital Editions and Exhibits

The Digital Scholarship Unit has content management systems for faculty to create digital exhibits, editions, and a range of scholarship not supported by current scholarly publishing venues. The DSU can provide consultations on how to incorporate these publishing options in your course curriculum and knowledge mobilisation activities.

Digital Scholarship icon Digital Scholarship

The Digital Scholarship Unit helps you use digital methods, theories, and tools to empower your teaching curriculum and research projects:

Visit us to learn more about the resources we offer, or email us at to discuss your needs further.

Library Resource Guide icon Faculty and Instructor Resource Guide

Need help finding content for your course syllabi? This guide contains links to our collections of e-books and e-journals, streaming video platforms, primary source resources, citation management apps, and more!