March 6, 2021

Video: Meet the Chief Librarian at the University of Toronto, Larry Alford

We’ve embedded a new 90 second video clip with Alford below where he discusses the U of T library system. Alford became Chief Librarian at U of T in August, 2011. Previously, he was Dean of University Libraries at Temple University in Philadelphia. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina School of […]

New from U. of Toronto Libraries: Soviet Samizdat Periodicals Database

From the University of Toronto Soviet Samizdat Periodicals Database: Soviet Samizdat Periodicals is a database of information about editions of classic Soviet samizdat, 1956-1986. The Database includes approximately 300 titles, representing all known types of  periodical editions from this late Soviet era, including human rights bulletins, poetry anthologies, rock zines, religious and national editions. The […]