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Print and Video Collection


The Peter F. Bronfman Business Library is the primary location for York University Libraries print business collection covering a wide range of subjects.

The main items in the print collection include:

  • A circulating book collection located on the main level of the library in the book stacks area.  To assist you with browsing we created a subject to call number guide.
    • New books are displayed in the Carol Anne Letheren Alumni Lounge.
  • Course reserve collection
    • Includes course readings designated as 2-hour, 1-day and 3-day loan. Consult the circulation staff  if you wish to borrow one or more items.Journals and magazines
  • Journal and magazine collections:
    • Current issues: located in the Manulife Financial Periodical Reading Room.
    • Recent bound issues: located on the open shelves and interfiled with the books.
    • Historic bound issues: located in storage and can be requested at the circulation desk.
  • Newspapers (daily) for approx. the last 4-6 weeks are located in the Carol Anne Letheren Alumni Lounge.
    • Older newspaper issues are available in microfilm.
  • Reference materials, e.g. company directories, handbooks, market/industry research materials etc. are located in the Reference Room.
  • Business Bestsellers are located on shelves in the public workstation area. We also have a guide  which features information about this collection.

DVDs and Videos on Business Topics

A collection of business related DVDs and videos on a variety of topics is available in the Sound and Moving Image Library (SMIL) located in the Scott Library. These can be borrowed for individual use or for showing in classes by following these instructions Refer to the Business Streaming videos research guide for more resources.

Significant Donations to the Bronfman Business Library

Seymour Schulich's Canadian History Donation

The Bronfman Business Library has benefited from two generous donations by Seymour Schulich OC (Hon LLD’ 03). These materials expand and enrich the library’s existing collection in significant ways and include some one hundred items featured in Bronfman Business Library's Rare Book collection. Remaining items have been added to the library's circulating collection.  This collection’s scope and coverage is wide-ranging with most items relating to one or more aspects of the history of Canada. Use the link above for more information on the nature and content of this donation, including a comprehensive bibliographic list of items.

Bronfman Library Collection Policy

Click here to view our Library's Collection Development Policy.

To make suggestions for new library acquisitions or to discuss collections development please contact the Liaison Librarian assigned to collections responsibilities in your area of teaching/research.