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WRR103: Writing Essays

Research Help

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Click on the "Ask Chat with a librarian" icon to check their hours (weekdays, some week nights and weekends) and start a chat session with library staff from across Ontario. 

This service can help you to:

  • Find sources about a topic, Locate a specific book or article
  • Use library tools effectively for research or citation style. 

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Ask Questions or Book Meeting with a Librarian

Writing Support

College Writing Centres are Here for you!

UofT Writing Centres

  • Book One-on-One Online meetings with a UofT Writing Centre through your College 
  • Enrolled in a Writing & Rhetoric course, you can book appointments with Innis College Writing Centre
  • If there aren't any available spots, sign up for the waiting list.
  • Remember cancel your appointment if you no longer need an appointment.

UofT Online Writing Resources

UofT Writing Tips Sheets for Students 

Connect with a Learning Strategist

College Learning Strategists

All students can meet one-to-one with a Learning Strategist for individualized support. 

Appointments focus on practical strategies that build on students’ strengths and preferences in the following areas:

  • Reading and research
  • Note-taking
  • Review and retention of course content
  • Planning for assignments and tests
  • Creating sustainable schedules and building healthy routines
  • Managing distractions and improving focus
  • Studying for exams
  • Managing procrastination and avoidance habits
  • Increasing motivation
  • Decreasing stress and anxiety related to academic performance

Visit Innis College Library & Computer Lab

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Innis College Library - Hours & Location 

  • 2 Sussex Ave,  R. 220E (2nd Floor in the East Wing), above the Registrar's Office 

Research help     

  • Innis College Librarian Kate Johnson can help with research strategies, accessing materials or dealing with citations -- no matter what subject you are studying
  • Email to book an appointment or ask a question -  katej.johnson @
  • Set up citation managers for bibliographies, in-text citations, and keeping track of research

Library Spaces 

  • Innis College Library provides quieter study space that is a water-only (beverages in sealable containers are okay too!) and no-food zone to keep our space clean.
  • Our study carrels on the top level are study spots for Cinema Studies Institute PhDs students, but undergrads can use them if they aren’t occupied.
  • Book Collections for Cinema Studies Institute and Writing & Rhetoric Program and select resources for Urban Studies.

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