The Gerstein Book Stop

books from the collection and the bottom image shows two arm chairs in the library

The Gerstein Book Stop is a space with casual seating available for relaxation and reading.

The Book Stop is also home to various special collections that can be borrowed:

  • A leisure reading collection that includes fiction and popular non-fiction
  • A graphic medicine collection 

Location:  Lobby (across from the Information Desk)

 

How can you search for books from the Book Stop?:

a) To find books of interest by browsing either collection:

b) To find a book you already know the title of:

  1. First, go to LibrarySearch and click on 'Advanced Search'
  2. Select 'Title', type the title of the book in the search box, and under 'Format', select 'Books'. Click 'Search':

3. Then, on the right side, under the 'Library' filter, click the checkbox for Gerstein Science Information Centre to limit it to this location:

How long can I borrow these books?:

The borrowing period is the same as for our regular monographs, and varies depending on the type of borrower:

  • 14 days  |  Undergraduate students
  • 90 days  |  Graduate students/Faculty/Staff

Books may be available for renewal, depending on whether they have been placed on hold by another patron.

More information on loan periods and policies.

Questions or comments?

Contact us at ask.gerstein@utoronto.ca