Get help from the UTM Library for your online teaching, learning and research

While U of T library buildings are closed, we continue to provide access to many online resources and digital materials to support your instruction, learning and research.
Resource / service Description
# FLC Remote Software Access

Get remote access to Bloomberg, FactSet, ProFile, and more specialized software available at the FLC. Consult this page to learn which programs are available as free downloads, free trials, or through UTM's virtual Xenweb platform.

# GIS and Digital Mapping Resources

We offer a variety of expertise and tools for mapping geospatial data. The University of Toronto Libraries manages the ESRI GIS license providing access and support to ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online, Story Maps, and more. We also offer expertise with Google Earth Pro, Quantum GIS, and GPS Data collection and mapping.

# HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service

Read digitized versions of more than 2.5 million print books held by U of T Libraries while our physical libraries are closed.

# ILL Requests for Online Resources

Can’t find a digital copy at the University of Toronto Libraries? We are still accepting requests for Interlibrary Loan (ILL) materials that can be supplied electronically, such as articles from e-journals, chapters from e-books, and scans of other digital formats.

# Instructional Technology Support

If you are using Quercus and other online teaching tools, then the UTM Library Instructional Technology team is here to support you! Get started by visiting Quercus Help and explore the many resources we have already created to support you. Please contact us at with any questions related to instructional technology support. 

# Learn Anywhere

Learn tips, tools, and strategies for remote learning, from participating in class discussions and taking tests in Quercus to attending lectures and seminars with Zoom or Blackboard Collaborate. 

Liaison Librarian Reference Consults

 Did you know there’s a librarian supporting every program at UTM? Email your librarian and get expert help for those tough research questions! 

# Liaison Librarians

There’s a liaison librarian for every program at UTM, including yours. We are your direct line to the Library, and we are ready to support your remote teaching needs and refer you to other experts when needed. We can work with you to: 

  • Find electronic materials for your remote courses 
  • Create customized resource guides for your students 
  • Teach research skills workshops tailored to your assignments 
  • Hold virtual office hours on Quercus or videoconference with students 
# Library Resource Guide

Need help finding content for your course syllabi? Our Faculty and Instructor Library Resource Guide has links to our collections of e-books and e-journals, streaming video platforms, primary sources resources, citation management apps, and more!

(Webpage to be created soon)

# Manage Your Research Impact

There are many ways to measure the impact of your research, but all of them will help you build your research profile, demonstrate your contributions, and broaden your professional network. Learn more about the tools available to you, or contact Jessica Hanley, Science Liaison Librarian, to book a consultation.