Facilities and Resources
Core Molecular Biology Facility: www.yorku.ca/biocore
As a graduate student at York University, you have a variety of outstanding of resources available to you to help in your pursuit of a degree.
Housed in five buildings, York’s collections have more than 6.5 million items, 150,000 E-books and 20,000 online journals. Our world-class libraries provide rich collections, value-added services, excellent librarians and knowledgeable and helpful staff.
Innovations include: a designated graduate student reading room [replace Scott Library photo with new photo and caption titled: Graduate Student Reading Room, Scott Library] ; research skills workshops; online tutorials; discipline and course-specific guests lectures and workshops; Ask A Librarian chat reference; RACER, a library resource sharing system, allowing interlibrary loan users the ability to search multiple library catalogues at the same time and track the progress of their requests; and RefWorks, a Web-based bibliographic citation software and RefShare, a RefWorks component that will let you share your RefWorks folders with research partners or students.
The Leslie Frost Library on Glendon campus houses an extensive bilingual collection.The Clara Thomas Archives and Special Collections contains a rich research collection for curricular and ongoing scholarly research.
York University Research Centres & Research Institutes
Enhance your interdisciplinary education with opportunities to participate in collaborative research. York University is the leading interdisciplinary research and teaching university in Canada. Working across disciplines and with global partners, we develop ideas and connect with policymakers and practitioners to create meaningful change and a more globally competitive Canada.
As a graduate student, you will benefit from York's 24 research centres and institutes, which provide outstanding research opportunities to supplement your academic program
Centralized printing for Graduate Students registered in courses
Graduate students registed in courses can print 3,000 free pages per academic year.
The Grad LoungeThe Grad Lounge is a fully licensed lounge and restaurant owned and run the York’s Graduate Student’s Association. The Grad Lounge is located at 166 South Ross. Menu items are made fresh to order and include sandwiches, wraps and burritos. Muffins and cookies are baked fresh daily. The Grad Lounge is also one of the few places on campus where you get Fair Trade coffee at a good price.
The Lounge also provides catering services for morning meetings, working lunches and evening receptions. A catering menu is available. Contact (416)736-5495 or email@example.com.
Lounge hours (summer hours may differ): Monday to Wednesday 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.; Thursday 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.; Friday 9:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Graduate Student Conference and Board Rooms
Located directly above the Graduate Students’ Association office on the fourth floor of the Student Centre are a large open conference room and two boardrooms. The boardrooms can be booked for smaller meetings or study groups. The rooms’ availability can be checked via the calendar at www.yugsa.ca. To book a conference or for more information, contact (416) 736-5865 or firstname.lastname@example.org.