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  • Find sources about a topic
  • Find a specific article or book
  • Use library tools effectively

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  • research questions
  • finding journal articles
  • citation management software
  • citation metrics & impact factors
  • open access
  • and much more


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  • Meet with a librarian to discuss research questions and search strategies
  • Open to all current U of T students, staff, and faculty
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Library FAQs
Click here to see our Library FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions, such as:

  • how do I find journal articles?
  • what is peer review?
  • what are scholarly sources?
  • how do I cite?
  • how do I get full-text?
  • and much more
Knowledge Synthesis Service
Need help with a systematic or scoping review, or other type of knowledge synthesis?
Two options are available:
  • Consultation Service
  • Knowledge Synthesis Service (KSS)

Visit our KSS page for details about these services.

Getting started? Consult our Systematic Reviews Guide.