Getting help with Collections U of T

Collections U of T is the University of Toronto Libraries' image repository for UTL digitized special collections and archives. From Collections U of T, you can search and explore over 250,000 digitized objects in the care of the University of Toronto libraries and archives. The repository provides open access to digitized library and archives special collections through the International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) and standard metadata formats.

If you need any support searching and using Collections U of T you can contact us or refer to the documentation below.

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Collections U of T technology infrastructure and service policy information can be found on UTL's Github pages

Collections U of T and Website Visitor Privacy

Collections U of T is designed to allow users to browse and search for UTL digitized special collections and archives. Public users will not be asked to log in and will not be asked for any personally identifying information.

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None of the information gathered through the use of cookies or Google Analytics is used for any purpose other than the ones described above.

Read the University of Toronto Libraries' Online privacy and data collection statement here.