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.

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.

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
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. 

Computer Access

The DG Ivey Library has two of the computer labs exclusively for the use of New College Students enrolled in the Faculty of Arts & Science. These computers are located:

  • New College Student Computer Facility, back area of the upper level
  • New College Student Computer Lab, lower level of the library

Information Commons area features computers available for all University students, faculty and staff.

Printing at the library

Our library offers black and white printing as well as colour printing for all students, faculty and staff.

How to pay for printing?

Students can print using their TCard+ accounts. Be sure to load funds onto your account before you print. We are not responsible for printing material if patrons do not have funds on their accounts.

Load funds online through the TCard+ website or in person at a Guest Card & Cash Loading station at Robarts Library or the Gerstein Science Information Centre.

Printing for New College Students

New College Students enrolled in the Faculty of Arts & Science have access to discounted printing subsidized through their student fees.

Printing costs:

  • $0.03 cent black and white printing
  • $0.20 cent colour printing

New College Students can use:

  • New College Student Computer Facility (back area on the upper level of the library)
  • Lower Level New College Student Computer Lab

Printing for University of Toronto Students, Faculty and Staff

University of Toronto Students, Faculty and Staff can print using the Information Commons (front computer area on the upper level of the library).

Printing costs:

  • $0.15 black and white printing
  • $1.00 cent colour printing
Scanning at the library

Scanning at the library is free and available to everyone! You can scan to USB or to email.

Scanning & copyright policy

It is illegal to scan any images or text that are not your personal intellectual property unless you have the express written consent of the owner of that property. It is the responsibility of the person scanning the images or text to obtain any required permissions.

See Copyright resources and links for more information.