D1 - Library Collections

The following are the number of holdings in 2010-11 for each of the following categories.

Material Number of Holdings
Monograph Volumes - Print 1,468,724
Monograph Volumes - Electronic 332,130
Microform units 1,721,695
Manuscripts and Archives (linear metres) 1963
Cartographic Materials 120,218
Graphic Materials 41
Audio Materials 493
Film & Video Materials 497
Serials - Print & Microform 4,440
Serials - Electronic 36,678

Source: OCUL

Note: Students entering Ontario universities today have access to a growing variety of world-class electronic information resources that are accessible to them 24x7x365.  Our libraries are leaders in transforming traditional library services by adopting innovative technological solutions such as ScholarsPortal, a shared gateway to scholarly resources and RACER, a province-wide interlibrary loan service.  Through these resources and services our libraries are preparing students for today’s world of information.  Our libraries also provide a wide array of unique resources, services, and facilities.  For more detailed information, click here: https://spotdocs.scholarsportal.info/display/sphome/spotdocs

Quick Facts


  • FTE (Full-time equivalent) Enrolment (2019/20): 36,633

  • International Mix (2019/20):

    • Graduate: 40%

    • Undergraduate: 22%

  • Degrees Granted (2019): 8,691

Co-operative Education

  • Co-op work terms (2019/20): 22,443

Faculty and Staff

  • Faculty Members (2019 preliminary): 1,350
  • Number of Staff (2019): 2,596


  • Tri-Agency Research Awards (2019/20): $99.5M
  • Total Sponsored Research Awards (2019/20): $247.7M


  • $46.0M raised (2019/20)

Source: Performance Indicators

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