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
GIS and Digital Mapping Resources icon GIS and Digital Mapping Resources

We share our expertise in a wide range of tools for mapping geospatial data. U of T 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.

ILL Requests for Online Resources icon ILL Requests for Online Resources

Having trouble finding electronic resources at U of T Libraries? We accept 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 formats.

Instructional Technology Support icon Instructional Technology Support

If you use Quercus or 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 icon 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. 

Liaison Librarian Reference Consults

 Did you know our librarians support every program at UTM? Find your liaison librarian and get expert help for those tough research questions!

Liaison Librarians icon Liaison Librarians

Liaison librarian support every program at UTM, including yours. We are your direct line to the Library, 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 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
Manage Your Research Impact icon Manage Your Research Impact

There are many ways to measure the impact of your research: they can 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 and Research Services Librarian, to book a consultation.

Manage Your Researcher Identity icon Manage Your Researcher Identity

Have you created your free researcher identity yet? Creating one with ORCID-CA has many benefits, from improving the impact of your research and eliminating misattribution to building up your professional network.

my media icon MyMedia

Store audio and video files, then embed them within Quercus for easy student access. You can also improve security and protect privacy by limiting file sharing to the U of T community.

Open Access icon Open Access

There are many benefits to making your research openly accessible online, including complying with funding requirements like the Tri-Agency Open Access Policy, but it is important to consider your rights as an author and potential uses of your work. We provide information about open access publishing, publications, and options for deposit such as U of T's repository, TSpace. For more assistance with open access, please contact Yayo Umetsubo, Scholarly Communications and Liaison Librarian.