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University of Toronto - Robarts Library

The John P. Robarts Research Library, commonly referred to as Robarts Library, is the main humanities and social sciences library of the University of Toronto Libraries and the largest individual library in the university.

Opened in 1973 and named for John Robarts, the 17th Premier of Ontario, the library contains more than 4.5 million bookform items, 4.1 million microform items and 740,000 other items.

The library building is one of the most significant examples of brutalist architecture in North America. Its towering main structure rests on an equilateral triangular footprint and features extensive use of triangular geometric patterns throughout.

It forms the main component of a three-tower complex that also includes the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library and the Claude Bissel Building, which houses the Faculty of Information. The library's imposing appearance has earned it the nickname of Fort Book.

Comprising fourteen storeys, plus two underground floors, the brutalist and futurist structure features raised podia and a suspended fourth floor. A mezzanine level physically connects Robarts Library to the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library building at its southeastern side, and to the Claude Bissel Building, housing the Faculty of Information, at its northeastern side.

The concrete waffle slab floor plates are adorned with triangular-patterned tessellation. A hexagonal central circulation atrium is enclosed at the core of the building and through the middle of the mezzanine level. The gross area of the building is over 1,036,000 square feet.


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Report of the Minister of Education for Ontario
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University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Société des études juives (France); Ecole pratique des hautes études (France). Section des sciences économiques et sociales; Ecole des hautes études en sciences sociales; Société des études juives (France). Actes et conférences
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Many vols., 1880- include Actes et conférences of the Société
Topics: Jews, Judaism, Jewish literature
Public Accounts of Ontario
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Issues for 1901-57 called also n. 1-680
Topic: Italian literature
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by La Martinière, Maximilien Antoine Cyprien Henri Poisson de, 1859-; Lacroix, Napoléon, 1855-
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University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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On spine: A history of Trinity College, Toronto, 1852-1952
Topic: Trinity College (Toronto, Ont.)
Report of the Minister of Education for Ontario
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Defence of Canada Regulations
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Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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Many vols., 1880- include Actes et conférences of the Société
Topics: Jews, Judaism, Jewish literature
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Société des études juives (France); Ecole pratique des hautes études (France). Section des sciences économiques et sociales; Ecole des hautes études en sciences sociales; Société des études juives (France). Actes et conférences
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Many vols., 1880- include Actes et conférences of the Société
Topics: Jews, Judaism, Jewish literature
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Report of the Minister of Education for Ontario
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REPORTS FOR 1943-1959 BOUND WITH - CANADA - DEPT. OF FINANCE - PUBLIC ACCOUNTS - CA1 FN P72
English title only 1st Session, 1st Parliament 1867/68-1st Session, 30th Parliament 1975/76
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by Canada. Dept. of Labour. Economics and Research Branch; Canada. Bureau of Labour Information; Canada. Workplace Information Directorate
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ISSUES IN ENGLISH AND FRENCH FROM 1971
Report of the Minister of Education for Ontario
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REPORTS FOR 1943-1959 BOUND WITH - CANADA - DEPT. OF FINANCE - PUBLIC ACCOUNTS - CA1 FN P72
Report of the Minister of Education for Ontario
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The Labour Gazette
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Issues for 1900- published by the Dept. of Labour, Canada
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Report of the Minister of Education for Ontario
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Index in final volume of each session until 34th Parliament, 3rd Session (1991/93)
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Report of the Minister of Education for Ontario
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Public Accounts of Ontario
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University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Société des études juives (France); Ecole pratique des hautes études (France). Section des sciences économiques et sociales; Ecole des hautes études en sciences sociales; Société des études juives (France). Actes et conférences
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Many vols., 1880- include Actes et conférences of the Société
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Public Accounts of Ontario
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Canadian Statistical Review
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by Canada. Dept. of Labour. Economics and Research Branch; Canada. Bureau of Labour Information; Canada. Workplace Information Directorate
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ISSUES IN ENGLISH AND FRENCH FROM 1971
Public Accounts of Ontario
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