The D.G. Ivey Library offers a variety of services to University of Toronto students including research consultations, workshops, group study spaces, and computer workstations, technology for loan and more. See the links below for more information on the services available and how to access them. For services for faculty and staff, please visit the Faculty and Staff Services page.

Technology for Loan

The Ivey Library has the following items for loan: 

  • Mac Laptops 
  • Dell Laptops 
  • USB-C, MagSafe, and universal chargers for laptops 
  • Micro-USB, USB-C, and Apple Lightning chargers for phones and tablets 
  • Headphones 
  • Scientific Calculators authorized for use in MAT113, MAT135, and MAT 136 
  • Microphones for podcasting and speech-to-text applications 

The Library has full wireless access for student laptops and houses twenty workstations providing access to the Internet, e-mail and electronic library resources. 

Also available are two of the computer labs exclusively for the use of New College Students. The New College Student Computer Facility (NCSCF) provides discounted printing (3¢/page as well as black and white and colour printers.  

Book a Research Consultation

Feeling stuck with your research? Looking for strategies to become a more effective researcher?

A librarian can help you with:

  • brainstorming keywords
  • selecting appropriate databases
  • database specific search techniques
  • identifying sources relevant to your projects
  • citation formatting
  • and more!

Use the Book a Research Consultation form to meet with a librarian for help with researching your projects and papers.

If you are seeking assistance for a New College course, please select the librarian based on their subject areas as indicated in brackets beside their names. If you are not enrolled in a New College course, you may meet with any librarian.

Subject Area codes:

  • AFR: African Studies
  • BPMH: Buddhism, Psychology and Mental Health
  • CAR: Caribbean Studies
  • CSE: Critical Studies in Equity and Solidarity
  • CEL: Community Engaged Learning
  • NewONE
  • IFP: International Foundations Program
  • HMB: Human Biology
  • WGS: Women and Gender Studies
Book a Group Study Room

Booking a Group Study Room

The DG Ivey Library has two study rooms available to be booked.

  • Group study room bookings are restricted to U of T students, staff, and faculty with a valid UTORid
  • Groups of two (2) or more
  • Rooms can be booked for a maximum of 3 hours a day.
  • Rooms can be booked up to 2 weeks in advance.
  • Each study room has a large TV and connectors available for loan that allow you to project onto the TV. Ask the circulation desk staff for help connecting to the TV. 

Booking a room:

  1. Visit the study room bookings page to book a study room.  
  2. Visit the circulation desk to collect the key to your room. You will need to leave two (2) TCards with the circulation desk staff to collect the key. 
  3. Return the key to circulation desk staff at the end of your booking time to collect your TCards. 

Code of Conduct:

  • Your booking will be cancelled if you are 15 minutes late.
  • Any additional bookings exceeding 3 hours per day will be cancelled.
  • Rooms are for studying and academic group work.
  • Commercial activities are not permitted.
  • Please dispose of all garbage and recyclables when you leave the room

Disclaimer: The DG Ivey Library is not responsible for loss or damage of items left unattended in the room.

Student Jobs

The DG Ivey Library hires new student staff in August each year. Calls for applications will be posted on the iSchool’s job site and on the New College website. The library hires a mix of undergraduate students and students enrolled in the iSchool studying to be librarians.

The D.G. Ivey Library is not currently hiring. Check back regularly for upcoming opportunities. Other library jobs for U of T students are posted on Library Student Jobs portal