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History Research

Comprehensive guide to research resources in History at the University of Toronto, with a particular emphasis on primary sources. For beginning to advanced researchers.

Media Commons

The Microform collection is rich in historical documents and publications. It is located in the Media Commons on the 3rd floor of Robarts Library. Machines are available to read or print these materials. You will find some of our microfilm and microfiche titles listed in the library catalogue, followed by the word [microform]. Guides are also available in binders on the public service desk in the Media Commons:

Microform Collections Online Guide

Lists collections in alphabetical order by title. A binder at the public service desk in the Media Commons lists collections by Subject. For example, you could look up "Goldman, Emma," or "History -- Africa" as subjects.

Newspaper & Periodicals Online Guide 

Lists collections in microform. Newspapers and periodicals are listed alphabetically by Country Province (where applicable) / City.