Temporary suspension of acceptance of gifts-in-kind to the central collections

Beginning June 1, 2018 until at least January 2019, the University of Toronto central libraries (including Engineering & Computer Science Library) will temporarily suspend acceptance of donated materials for the general collections. This will allow our collections specialists to assess and process the significant volume of donations previously received that have yet to be added to the collections. As well, it will allow for the establishment of harmonized policies and acceptance procedures across the central library system.

Please note that this measure will not apply to gifts of antiquarian books for the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, gifts to the University of Toronto Archives or gifts to the Media Commons. For information on gifts to these libraries, please contact:

If you have any questions or concerns regarding our temporary suspension of gift acceptances, please contact Caitlin Tillman, Associate Chief Librarian for Collections and Materials Management, at caitlin.tillman@utoronto.ca.