Studying Spaces - Soft seating

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Gerstein Reading Room

Capacity: 94

Includes:

  • Reference collection (encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks) 
  • Table space for 72
  • Soft seating for 16
  • 6 standing computer terminals

More info:  History of the Heritage Reading Room

Location

Main floor

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Heritage wing second floor lounge area

This space overlooks the Gerstein Reading Room and connects to the Heritage Wing study rooms. 

Capacity: 8 people

Includes: Soft seating, power outlets

Location

2nd floor, Heritage Wing

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Morrison Pavilion

Capacity: 5 floors with 650 study spaces

Collections: Books by floor

  • 1 Below - books shelved by call numbers A-QM
  • 2 Below - books shelved by call numbers QP-Z; Old Class materials (located after the Z books)
  • 3 Below - Theses/dissertations (located at the end of the journal collection)

Accessibility: All book stacks are accessible by wheelchair.

More info: The history of the Morrison Pavilion

Location

North-east wing spanning all floors:

  • 2nd floor
  • Main floor
  • 1 Below
  • 2 Below
  • 3 Below

Floorplans

 

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Quiet Study Room

Capacity: 34

Includes:

  • tables with chairs for 34

Note: Connects to Lower Quiet Study Room

Location

Main floor, adjacent to the Gerstein Reading Room

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The Gerstein Book Stop Leisure Collection

A leisure reading collection available for students and staff at the University of Toronto

Capacity: Soft seating for 4

Includes: Non-academic books available to read in-library or to borrow for home

More info: About the Gerstein Book Stop

Location

Main floor, Lobby