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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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2016 Glickman, Robert Jay, 1928- author; Canadian Academy of the Arts, issuing body
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"A textbook for 3rd and 4th year university students of Spanish. Consists of ten lessons concerning human relations, careers, science, sports, and techniques of literary analysis, plus specialized vocabulary listings on a wide variety of everyday subjects."--
Topic: Spanish language
1 volume (various pagings) ; 28 cm
Topics: Legal ethics -- Canada -- Cases, Professional ethics -- Canada -- Cases
Pratesi Collection
2015 Pratesi, Mario, 1842-1921, author
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195 pages ; 20 cm
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2014 St. Michael's College School (Toronto, Ont.)
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Topic: Session laws
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2012 Toronto, Ont. University. Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. Engineering Society. Papers; Toronto, Ont. University. Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. Engineering Society. Transactions and year book
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Topic: Engineering
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2012 St. Michael's College School (Toronto, Ont.)
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Yearbook
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2011 Pinto, Andrew, compiler
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xii, 133 pages ; 28 cm
Topic: Administrative law -- Canada -- Cases
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2011 Wilson, Peter, compiler
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326 pages ; 28 cm
Topic: Contracts -- Canada -- Cases
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2010 Toronto, Ont. University. Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. Engineering Society. Papers; Toronto, Ont. University. Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. Engineering Society. Transactions and year book
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2010 Toronto, Ont. University. Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. Engineering Society. Papers; Toronto, Ont. University. Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. Engineering Society. Transactions and year book
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Topics: Church Slavic language, Ukrainian language
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2008 Toronto, Ont. University. Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. Engineering Society. Papers; Toronto, Ont. University. Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. Engineering Society. Transactions and year book
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2008 Toronto, Ont. University. Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. Engineering Society. Papers; Toronto, Ont. University. Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. Engineering Society. Transactions and year book
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Objectives. (1) To explore the barriers to implementation of diabetes clinical practice guidelines in remote aboriginal communities. (2) To test the feasibility and effectiveness of prioritizing care processes and audit and feedback in improving cholesterol management in diabetic patients in reserves in Northern Ontario.Conclusion. Simplified and prioritized key points and audit and feedback are an appropriate and effective method to increase statin prescription rates in diabetic patients with...
Topics: Health Sciences, Public Health, Health Sciences, Health Care Management
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2007 Toronto, Ont. University. Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. Engineering Society. Papers; Toronto, Ont. University. Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. Engineering Society. Transactions and year book
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2007 Toronto, Ont. University. Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. Engineering Society. Papers; Toronto, Ont. University. Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. Engineering Society. Transactions and year book
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2006 Toronto, Ont. University. Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. Engineering Society. Papers; Toronto, Ont. University. Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. Engineering Society. Transactions and year book
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2006 Toronto, Ont. University. Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. Engineering Society. Papers; Toronto, Ont. University. Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. Engineering Society. Transactions and year book
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2005 Glickman, Robert Jay, 1928-; Glickman, Robert Jay, 1928-; Canadian Academy of the Arts
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70 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm
Topic: Diplomatic relations
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2005 Toronto, Ont. University. Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. Engineering Society. Papers; Toronto, Ont. University. Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. Engineering Society. Transactions and year book
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2003 Toronto, Ont. University. Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. Engineering Society. Papers; Toronto, Ont. University. Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. Engineering Society. Transactions and year book
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The Addiction Research Foundation Collection, University of Toronto Libraries
2003 Adlaf, E; Paglia, Angela; Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-228)
Topics: Students, Youth, Drug abuse surveys
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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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2001 Toronto, Ont. University. Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. Engineering Society. Papers; Toronto, Ont. University. Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. Engineering Society. Transactions and year book
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2001 Association for Canadian Theatre Research
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Topics: Association for Canadian Theatre Research, Theater, Theater, Theater
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La situation au Nord-Ouest / par Alexandre Taché -- Au pilori -- L'amnistie : mémoires sur les causes des troubles du Nord-Ouest / par Louis Riel -- La vérité sur la question métisse / Adolphe Ouimet -- Louis Riel / par Adrien-Gabriel Morice
Topics: Riel, Louis, 1844-1885, Métis, Red River Rebellion, 1869-1870, Riel Rebellion, 1885, Batoche...
Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-267)
Topic: Family
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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2000 ONTARIO ENERGY BOARD
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ALSO ON MICROFICHE 1975-
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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
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2000 Toronto, Ont. University. Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. Engineering Society. Papers; Toronto, Ont. University. Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. Engineering Society. Transactions and year book
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Some vols. preceded by "Prefix to statutes."
Topics: Session laws, Law, Statutes
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The Addiction Research Foundation Collection, University of Toronto Libraries
2000 Brands, John; Janecek, Eva; Addiction Research Foundation of Ontario; Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
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Accompanied by "Methadone maintenance guidelines" (8 leaves), August 1996
Topics: Methadone maintenance, Methadone hydrochloride, Drug abuse, Pharmacist and patient
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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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1999 Commission de l'énergie de l'Ontario
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Topics: Commission de l'énergie de l'Ontario, Ontario Energy Board, Politique énergétique, Ressources...
Some vols. preceded by "Prefix to statutes."
Topics: Session laws, Law, Statutes
Some vols. preceded by "Prefix to statutes."
Topics: Session laws, Law, Statutes
The Addiction Research Foundation Collection, University of Toronto Libraries
1998 Room, Robin; Turner, Nigel E; Ialomiteanu, Anca; Centre for Addiction and Mental Health; Ontario. Addiction Research Foundation
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Topics: Casinos, Gambling
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
1998 ONTARIO ENERGY BOARD
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ALSO ON MICROFICHE 1975-
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
The Addiction Research Foundation Collection, University of Toronto Libraries
1998 Brands, Bruna; Ontario. Addiction Research Foundation
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Drug abuse, Drugs, Pharmacology & Therapeutics
Sponsored by the Addiction Research Foundation and the Alcohol Policy Network
Topics: Drinking of alcoholic beverages, Drinking of alcoholic beverages, Liquor laws
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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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
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
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
1998 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