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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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Ontario Expenditure Estimates
2001 Ontario. Treasury Department; Ontario. Management Board of Cabinet; Ontario. Ministry of Treasury and Economics; Ontario. Ministry of Finance
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Ontario Expenditure Estimates
2000 Ontario. Treasury Department; Ontario. Management Board of Cabinet; Ontario. Ministry of Treasury and Economics; Ontario. Ministry of Finance
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Workplace Safety and Insurance Board and Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal Annual Reports
2000 Ontario. Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal
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Topics: Ontario. Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal, Workers' compensation
Some vols. preceded by "Prefix to statutes."
Topics: Session laws, Law, Statutes
Some vols. preceded by "Prefix to statutes."
Topics: Session laws, Law, Statutes
Some vols. preceded by "Prefix to statutes."
Topics: Session laws, Law, Statutes
Ontario Expenditure Estimates
1999 Ontario. Treasury Department; Ontario. Management Board of Cabinet; Ontario. Ministry of Treasury and Economics; Ontario. Ministry of Finance
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Some vols. preceded by "Prefix to statutes."
Topics: Session laws, Law, Statutes
Workplace Safety and Insurance Board and Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal Annual Reports
1998 Ontario. Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal
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Topics: Ontario. Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal, Workers' compensation
Workplace Safety and Insurance Board and Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal Annual Reports
1998 Ontario. Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal
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Topics: Ontario. Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal, Workers' compensation
Workplace Safety and Insurance Board and Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal Annual Reports
1998 Ontario. Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal
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Workplace Safety and Insurance Board and Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal Annual Reports
1998 Ontario. Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal
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Workplace Safety and Insurance Board and Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal Annual Reports
1998 Ontario. Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal
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Workplace Safety and Insurance Board and Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal Annual Reports
1998 Ontario. Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal
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Public Accounts of Ontario
1998 Ontario. Ministry of Treasury and Economics; Ontario. Ministry of Treasury and Economics; Ontario. Ministry of Finance
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Topic: Finance, Public
Workplace Safety and Insurance Board and Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal Annual Reports
1998 Ontario. Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal
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Topics: Ontario. Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal, Workers' compensation
Ontario Expenditure Estimates
1998 Ontario. Treasury Department; Ontario. Management Board of Cabinet; Ontario. Ministry of Treasury and Economics; Ontario. Ministry of Finance
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Some vols. preceded by "Prefix to statutes."
Topics: Session laws, Law, Statutes
Public Accounts of Ontario
1998 Ontario. Ministry of Treasury and Economics; Ontario. Ministry of Treasury and Economics; Ontario. Ministry of Finance
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Topic: Finance, Public
Some vols. preceded by "Prefix to statutes."
Topics: Session laws, Law, Statutes
Some vols. preceded by "Prefix to statutes."
Topics: Session laws, Law, Statutes
Public Accounts of Ontario
1997 Ontario. Ministry of Treasury and Economics; Ontario. Ministry of Treasury and Economics; Ontario. Ministry of Finance
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Ontario Expenditure Estimates
1997 Ontario. Treasury Department; Ontario. Management Board of Cabinet; Ontario. Ministry of Treasury and Economics; Ontario. Ministry of Finance
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Public Accounts of Ontario
1997 Ontario. Ministry of Treasury and Economics; Ontario. Ministry of Treasury and Economics; Ontario. Ministry of Finance
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Title and sub-titles vary
Topic: Finance, Public
Some vols. preceded by "Prefix to statutes."
Topics: Session laws, Law, Statutes
Some vols. preceded by "Prefix to statutes."
Topics: Session laws, Law, Statutes
Some vols. preceded by "Prefix to statutes."
Topics: Session laws, Law, Statutes
Some vols. preceded by "Prefix to statutes."
Topics: Session laws, Law, Statutes
Workplace Safety and Insurance Board and Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal Annual Reports
1997 Ontario. Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal / Tribunal d'appel des accidents du travail
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Topics: Ontario. Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal, Workers' compensation
Some vols. preceded by "Prefix to statutes."
Topics: Session laws, Law, Statutes
Some vols. preceded by "Prefix to statutes."
Topics: Session laws, Law, Statutes
English title only 1st Session, 1st Parliament 1867/68-1st Session, 30th Parliament 1975/76
Canadian Government Publications Portal
1996 Canada. Office of the Auditor General
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Public Accounts of Ontario
1996 Ontario. Ministry of Treasury and Economics; Ontario. Ministry of Treasury and Economics; Ontario. Ministry of Finance
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English title only 1st Session, 1st Parliament 1867/68-1st Session, 30th Parliament 1975/76
Some vols. preceded by "Prefix to statutes."
Topics: Session laws, Law, Statutes
Ontario Expenditure Estimates
1996 Ontario. Treasury Department; Ontario. Management Board of Cabinet; Ontario. Ministry of Treasury and Economics; Ontario. Ministry of Finance
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Public Accounts of Ontario
1996 Ontario. Ministry of Treasury and Economics; Ontario. Ministry of Treasury and Economics; Ontario. Ministry of Finance
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Ontario Expenditure Estimates
1995 Ontario. Treasury Department; Ontario. Management Board of Cabinet; Ontario. Ministry of Treasury and Economics; Ontario. Ministry of Finance
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Public Accounts of Ontario
1995 Ontario. Ministry of Treasury and Economics; Ontario. Ministry of Treasury and Economics; Ontario. Ministry of Finance
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Topic: Finance, Public
Some vols. preceded by "Prefix to statutes."
Topics: Session laws, Law, Statutes
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
1995 Commission on Systemic Racism in the Ontario Criminal Justice System.
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Co-chairs : Margaret Gittens, David Cole.
Topics: Minorities, Discrimination in criminal justice administration, Race discrimination, Blacks
Public Accounts of Ontario
1995 Ontario. Ministry of Treasury and Economics; Ontario. Ministry of Treasury and Economics; Ontario. Ministry of Finance
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Topic: Finance, Public
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1995 Commission on Systemic Racism in the Ontario Criminal Justice System.
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Co-chairs : Margaret Gittens, David Cole.
Topics: Discrimination in criminal justice administration, Race discrimination, Blacks, Minorities
Some vols. preceded by "Prefix to statutes."
Topics: Session laws, Law, Statutes
Ontario Budgets
1995 Ontario. Treasury Dept; Ontario. Dept. of Treasury and Economics; Ontario. Taxation and Fiscal Policy Branch; Ontario. Ministry of Finance
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ISSUES FOR 1886-1899 IN RARE BOOKS DEPT
Ontario Expenditure Estimates
1994 Ontario. Treasury Department; Ontario. Management Board of Cabinet; Ontario. Ministry of Treasury and Economics; Ontario. Ministry of Finance
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Co-chairs: Monique Bégin, Gerald L. Caplan.
Topics: Education, Educational planning, Education and state, Educational accountability, Education,...
Public Accounts of Ontario
1994 Ontario. Ministry of Treasury and Economics; Ontario. Ministry of Treasury and Economics; Ontario. Ministry of Finance
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Workplace Safety and Insurance Board and Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal Annual Reports
1994 Ontario. Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal / Tribunal d'appel des accidents du travail
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Topics: Ontario. Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal, Workers' compensation
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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Co-chairs: Monique Bégin, Gerald L. Caplan.
Topics: Education, Educational planning, Education and state, Educational accountability, Education,...
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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Co-chairs: Monique Bégin, Gerald L. Caplan.
Topics: Education, Educational planning, Education and state, Educational accountability, Education,...
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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Co-chairs: Monique Bégin, Gerald L. Caplan.
Topics: Education, Educational planning, Education and state, Educational accountability, Education,...
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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Co-chairs: Monique Bégin, Gerald L. Caplan.
Topics: Education, Educational planning, Education and state, Educational accountability, Education,...
Some vols. preceded by "Prefix to statutes."
Topics: Session laws, Law, Statutes
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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Co-chairs: Monique Bégin, Gerald L. Caplan.
Topics: Education, Educational planning, Education and state, Educational accountability, Education,...
Co-chairs: Monique Bégin, Gerald L. Caplan.
Topics: Education, Educational planning, Education and state, Educational accountability, Education,...
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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Co-chairs: Monique Bégin, Gerald L. Caplan.
Topics: Education, Educational planning, Education and state, Educational accountability, Education,...
Some vols. preceded by "Prefix to statutes."
Topics: Session laws, Law, Statutes
Some vols. preceded by "Prefix to statutes."
Topics: Session laws, Law, Statutes
Co-chairs: Monique Bégin, Gerald L. Caplan.
Topics: Education, Educational planning, Education and state, Educational accountability, Education,...
Public Accounts of Ontario
1994 Ontario. Ministry of Treasury and Economics; Ontario. Ministry of Treasury and Economics; Ontario. Ministry of Finance
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Title and sub-titles vary
Topic: Finance, Public
Ontario Budgets
1994 Ontario. Treasury Dept; Ontario. Dept. of Treasury and Economics; Ontario. Taxation and Fiscal Policy Branch; Ontario. Ministry of Finance
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ISSUES FOR 1886-1899 IN RARE BOOKS DEPT
Some vols. preceded by "Prefix to statutes."
Topics: Session laws, Law, Statutes
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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Co-chairs: Monique Bégin, Gerald L. Caplan.
Topics: Education, Educational planning, Education and state, Educational accountability, Education,...
Workplace Safety and Insurance Board and Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal Annual Reports
1994 Ontario. Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal / Tribunal d'appel des accidents du travail
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Topics: Ontario. Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal, Workers' compensation
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
1994 Commission of Inquiry Re: His Worship Leonard P. Blackburn.
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Mary L. Hogan, commissioner.
Topics: Blackburn, Leonard P, Trials (Impeachment), Judges
Some vols. preceded by "Prefix to statutes."
Topics: Session laws, Law, Statutes
Ontario Expenditure Estimates
1993 Ontario. Treasury Department; Ontario. Management Board of Cabinet; Ontario. Ministry of Treasury and Economics; Ontario. Ministry of Finance
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Some vols. preceded by "Prefix to statutes."
Topics: Session laws, Law, Statutes
Some vols. preceded by "Prefix to statutes."
Topics: Session laws, Law, Statutes
Index in final volume of each session until 34th Parliament, 3rd Session (1991/93)
Topic: Law
English title only 1st Session, 1st Parliament 1867/68-1st Session, 30th Parliament 1975/76
Public Accounts of Ontario
1993 Ontario. Ministry of Treasury and Economics; Ontario. Ministry of Treasury and Economics; Ontario. Ministry of Finance
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Commissaires: John Sewell (President), George Penfold, Toby Vigod.