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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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Beginning in 1988, English and French titles appear in parallel columns on t.p
Topic: Session laws
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1991 Bowen, Alan C; Institute for Research in Classical Philosophy and Science
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Essays from a conference "The Interaction of science and philosophy in fifth and fourth century Greece" held by the Institute for Research in Classical Philosophy and Science in 1986
Topics: Science, Science, Philosophy, Science, Sciences, Sciences, Science, Science, Filosofie,...
The Addiction Research Foundation Collection, University of Toronto Libraries
1991 Addiction Research Foundation of Ontario
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"The Addiction Research Foundation School Policy Working Group conceived, wrote and refined this document"--P. ii
Topics: Drug abuse, Alcoholism, School discipline, High school students, High school students, Youth, Youth
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1991 Li, Tania, 1959-; Dalhousie University. School for Resource and Environmental Studies; Environmental Management Development in Indonesia Project
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Includes bibliographical references (page 112)
Topics: Land tenure, Rural development, Propriété foncière, Développement rural
Index in final volume of each session until 34th Parliament, 3rd Session (1991/93)
Topic: Law
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1991 ONTARIO HYDRO
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1991 Thaniel, George, 1938-
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Includes bibliographical references
Topic: Greek poetry, Modern -- 20th century History and criticism
Ontario Budgets
1991 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
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1991 Ontario. Legislative Assembly. Select Committee on the Ombudsman; ONTARIO. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. STANDING COMMITTEE ON OMBUDSMAN; Ontario. Legislative Assembly. Standing Committee on the Ombudsman
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WHILE CALLED SELECT COMMITTEE, THIS COMMITTEE HAS BEEN SITTING SINCE 1975
Topic: Select Committees of Ontario
The Addiction Research Foundation Collection, University of Toronto Libraries
1991 Annis, Helen; Davis, Christine S; Canada. Health and Welfare Canada; Ontario. Addiction Research Foundation; Canada's Drug Strategy. Education and Training Working Group
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"A project of the Education and Training Group-National Drug Strategy". -- container
Topics: Youth, Drug abuse, Youth, Youth
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1991 Ontario. Department of Education; Ontario. Ministry of Education; ONTARIO. DEPT. OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION
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REPORTS 1846-1866 ALSO FOUND IN SESSIONAL PAPERS
Workplace Safety and Insurance Board and Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal Annual Reports
1991 Ontario. Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal / Tribunal d'appel des accidents du travail
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Topics: Ontario. Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal, Workers' compensation
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1991 Association for Canadian Theatre Research
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Place of publication varies
Topics: Association for Canadian Theatre Research, Theater, Theater, Theater
The Addiction Research Foundation Collection, University of Toronto Libraries
1991 Annis, Helen; Davis, Christine S; Canada. Health and Welfare Canada; Ontario. Addiction Research Foundation; Canada's Drug Strategy. Education and Training Working Group
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"A project of the Education and Training Group-National Drug Strategy". -- container
Topics: Youth, Drug abuse, Youth, Youth
English title only 1st Session, 1st Parliament 1867/68-1st Session, 30th Parliament 1975/76
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BEFORE 1912 CALLED DETAILED REPORT OF THE INSPECTOR OF INSURANCE AND REGISTRAR OF FRIENDLY SOCIETIES
The Addiction Research Foundation Collection, University of Toronto Libraries
1991 Annis, Helen; Davis, Christine Susan; Addiction Research Foundation of Ontario; Canada. Health and Welfare Canada
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At head of title: Youth and drugs
Topics: Youth, Youth
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ALSO ON MICROFICHE 1975-
The Addiction Research Foundation Collection, University of Toronto Libraries
1991 Annis, Helen; Davis, Christine S; Canada. Health and Welfare Canada; Ontario. Addiction Research Foundation; Canada's Drug Strategy. Education and Training Working Group
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"A project of the Education and Training Group-National Drug Strategy". -- container
Topics: Youth, Drug abuse, Youth, Youth
English title only 1st Session, 1st Parliament 1867/68-1st Session, 30th Parliament 1975/76
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Beginning in 1988, English and French titles appear in parallel columns on t.p
Topic: Session laws
The Addiction Research Foundation Collection, University of Toronto Libraries
1991 Annis, Helen; Davis, Christine S; Canada. Health and Welfare Canada; Ontario. Addiction Research Foundation; Canada's Drug Strategy. Education and Training Working Group
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"A project of the Education and Training Group-National Drug Strategy". -- container
Topics: Youth, Drug abuse, Youth, Youth
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
The Addiction Research Foundation Collection, University of Toronto Libraries
1991 Annis, Helen; Davis, Christine S; Canada. Health and Welfare Canada; Ontario. Addiction Research Foundation; Canada's Drug Strategy. Education and Training Working Group
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"A project of the Education and Training Group-National Drug Strategy". -- container
Topics: Youth, Drug abuse, Youth, Youth
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1991 Cheetham, Mark; Hutcheon, Linda, 1947-
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Art, Canadian, Art, Modern -- 20th century Canada, Postmodernism -- Canada
English title only 1st Session, 1st Parliament 1867/68-1st Session, 30th Parliament 1975/76
The Addiction Research Foundation Collection, University of Toronto Libraries
1991 Hershfield, Larry; Silverman, Gloria; Coston, Nevin; Addiction Research Foundation of Ontario
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[1] Trainer's guide -- [2] Action planner -- [3] Sourcebook
Topics: Drug abuse, Alcoholism counseling, Drug abuse counseling, Drugs
The Addiction Research Foundation Collection, University of Toronto Libraries
1991 Annis, Helen; Davis, Christine S; Canada. Health and Welfare Canada; Ontario. Addiction Research Foundation; Canada's Drug Strategy. Education and Training Working Group
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"A project of the Education and Training Group-National Drug Strategy". -- container
Topics: Youth, Drug abuse, Youth, Youth
The Addiction Research Foundation Collection, University of Toronto Libraries
1991 Hershfield, Larry; Silverman, Gloria; Coston, Nevin; Addiction Research Foundation of Ontario
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[1] Trainer's guide -- [2] Action planner -- [3] Sourcebook
Topics: Drug abuse, Alcoholism counseling, Drug abuse counseling, Drugs
The Addiction Research Foundation Collection, University of Toronto Libraries
1991 Hershfield, Larry; Silverman, Gloria; Coston, Nevin; Addiction Research Foundation of Ontario
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[1] Trainer's guide -- [2] Action planner -- [3] Sourcebook
Topics: Drug abuse, Alcoholism counseling, Drug abuse counseling, Drugs
Workplace Safety and Insurance Board and Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal Annual Reports
1991 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
The Addiction Research Foundation Collection, University of Toronto Libraries
1991 Annis, Helen; Davis, Christine S; Canada. Health and Welfare Canada; Ontario. Addiction Research Foundation; Canada's Drug Strategy. Education and Training Working Group
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"A project of the Education and Training Group-National Drug Strategy". -- container
Topics: Youth, Drug abuse, Youth, Youth
Ontario Expenditure Estimates
1991 Ontario. Treasury Department; Ontario. Management Board of Cabinet; Ontario. Ministry of Treasury and Economics; Ontario. Ministry of Finance
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Index in final volume of each session until 34th Parliament, 3rd Session (1991/93)
Topic: Law
[1995/96- compiled by the staff of the Drug and Alcohol Registry of Treatment (DART), London, Ontario
Topics: Alcoholism, Drug abuse
The Addiction Research Foundation Collection, University of Toronto Libraries
1991 Solomon, Robert M., 1946-; Usprich, S. J; Addiction Research Foundation of Ontario
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commitment to retain
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1991 Canada. Dept. of Labour; Canada. Workplace Information Directorate
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1921 Davidson, William Leslie, 1848-1929
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1921 University of Washington. Committee on Publications
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Topic: English language
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Topic: Advertising
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1921 Steinbaum, Israel, 1895-
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Topic: Games
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1921 Archaeological Society of New Mexico; Museum of New Mexico; School of American Research (Santa Fe, N.M.)
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Issued by the Archaeological Society of New Mexico; -Aug. 13, 1927 and by the Museum of New Mexico with other societies and institutions; Aug. 27, 1927- by the School of American Research with other societies and institutions
University of Toronto Preservation and Bindery
1921 Kutrzeba, Stanisław, 1876-1946
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At head of title: Setne rocznice wielkich mÄżów Francji
Topic: Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821
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1921 Gorky, Maksim, 1868-1936
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1921 Cobb, Irvin S. (Irvin Shrewsbury), 1876-1944
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1921 Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924
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1921 Zangwill, Israel, 1864-1926
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[v.1.] Children of the ghetto -- [v.2.] The king of the Schnorrers -- [v.3.] Dreamers of the ghetto -- [v.4.] Ghetto tragedies -- [v.5.] Ghetto comedies -- [v.6.] The melting pot -- Chosen peoples -- [v.7.] Italian fantasies -- [v.8.] The war of the world
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1921 Henckell, Karl, 1864-1929
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Vol. 1. Buch des Lebens.- Vol. 2. Buch des Kampfes.- Vol. 3. Buch der Liebe und Natur.- Vol. 4. Buch der Kunst
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1921 Carlson, Knute Emil
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Continues "Annual Report of the Board of Civil Services Examiners".
Topic: Annual Report of the Civil Service Commission
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1921 Pérochon, Ernest, 1885-
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1921 Maspero, G. (Gaston), 1846-1916
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Topics: Art -- Egypt, Egypt -- Antiquities
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1921 Hewlett, Maurice, 1861-1923
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1921 Burton-Opitz, Russell, 1875-
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Topic: Physiology
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1921 Chapin, Harold, 1886-1915
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The new morality; Art and opportunity; Elaine; The marriage of Columbine
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1921 Williams, Whiting, 1878-
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Includes bibliographical references
Topic: Constitutional history
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1921 Archaeological Society of New Mexico; Museum of New Mexico; School of American Research (Santa Fe, N.M.)
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1921 Kennedy, W. P. M. (William Paul McClure), 1879-1963
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Topics: Federal government, Constitutional law -- Canada, Canada -- Politics and government
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1921 Gotthelf, Jeremias, 1797-1854; Hunziker, Rudolf, 1870-; Bloesch, Hans, 1878-1945; Guggisberg, Kurt, 1907-; Juker, Werner
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Topic: World War, 1914-1918
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1921 Bourdeau, Jean
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Tolstoi - Un nouveau Tolstoi - La Révolution Bolchevike - Les Mécênes Bolcheviks - Terrorisme et Communisme - Les idées du Tsar Rouge - La doctrine et le martyre de Lénine - Les dessous du chaos Russe - Le bilan économique - Le tsarisme et les partis révolutionnaires
Topics: Lenin, Vladimir Ilich, 1870-1924, Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910
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1921 Soissons, Guy Jean Raoul Eugène Charles Emmanuel de Savoie-Carignan, comte de, 1860-
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Topics: Eugénie, Empress, consort of Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1826-1920, Napoleon III, Emperor...
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Topics: Tales, Irish, Tales, Irish
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1921 Bunin, Ivan Alekseevich, 1870-1953; Fonvizin, Denis Ivanovich, 1745-1792; Kapnist, V. V. (Vasilīĭ Vasilʹevich), 1757 or 8-1823; Griboyedov, Aleksandr Sergeyevich, 1795-1829; Obʺedinenie Zemskikh i Gorodskikh Di͡ei͡ateleĭ Za-Granit͡seï, Paris
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Topic: Russian drama
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1921 Cabot, Ella Lyman, 1866-
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Topic: Child study
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1921 James, Henry, 1843-1916
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1921 Gessen, Iosif Vladimirovich, 1866-1943 Arkhiv Russkoi Revolyutsii
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Irregular
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1921 Tsvikevich, A
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Bibliography: p. [187]-191
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"A series of articles reprinted from the Peking and tientsin times."
Topics: Great Britain -- Foreign relations Japan, Japan -- Foreign relations Great Britain