Access and collection

Course Reserves and Syllabus Service

Make course readings available to your students through the Course Reserves and Syllabus Service.

Carrel Request Form

Eligibility: University of Toronto graduate students, faculty members and visiting scholars with T-Cards. T-Card is required to request for a carrel.

Carrel Request Form


  • Fines are charged at the rate of $0.50 / day per book.
  • Fines on Course Reserves books are $0.50 / hour per book.
  • Fines for recalled books are $2.00 / day per book.

Library privileges will be withheld when fines are $25 or more.

Paying fines:

  1. In person: Visit 1st floor Robarts circulation desk
  2. By telephone: 416-978-8450

Please note that medical or other documentation is normally required to reduce or forgive fines. Without documentation, fines are normally not excused for the following reasons:

  • Did not renew item on time
  • Forgot the due date
  • Did not receive a courtesy or overdue notice
  • Was not able to renew online
  • Was unaware of library policies
  • Borrowed the item for someone else
  • Returned late by someone else
  • Did not report TCard stolen