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Library Hours:

Summer 2018 hours

Computer labs and study space August 20–24, 2018

Monday – Friday: 9:30AM – 6:00PM

Circulation desk and research assistance August 20–September 03, 2018

The Service Desk and book stacks at DG Ivey Library are closed until September 04, 2018. If you require access to the stacks or research assistance please email or cal (416) 978-2493 to make an appointment.

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The Donald G. Ivey Library contains over 25,000 volumes in circulating and reference collections in the social sciences and other fields. Special collections focus on New College programs in African Studies, Caribbean Studies, Disability Studies, Equity Studies, and Women and Gender Studies. Women and Gender Studies is also supported by an important inter-disciplinary collection of women and gender studies journals.

The Ivey Library is also home to two special collections,

  1. the print working collection used to develop and update Representative Poetry Online (RPO),
  2. The Urban Agriculture and Food Collection

The Ivey Library has comfortable study areas located on both the mezzanine and lower levels, including upholstered chairs for leisure reading and study carrels and tables. The library provides a bright open study space with large windows overlooking the inner quad. The Student Council provides current magazines and newspapers for a relaxing read between classes.

The College Library in Wilson Hall has full wireless access for student laptops and houses twenty workstations providing access to the Internet, e-mail and electronic library catalogues. Also available are two of the College’s Student Computer Facilities (NCSCF).

New College students have access to all the materials in the University Library System including departmental and other branch libraries across the campus. The University of Toronto Library system is rated among the top 4 academic library systems in North America, containing over 15 million items.


Contact Information

College Librarians:

Jeff Newman

Aneta Kwak


20 Willcocks Street, Wilson Hall
Toronto, Ontario
Canada, M5S 1A1
Phone: (416) 978-2493

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