The University of Toronto Press is a publishing house and a division of the University of Toronto that engages in academic publishing. 1. ... The University of Toronto (U of T), in Toronto, Ontario, is the largest university in Canada with more than 60,000 students across three campuses. ... Academic publishing describes a system of publishing that is necessary in order for academic scholars to review work and make it available for a wider audience. ...
In 1969 the Toronto School of Theology (TST) was created as an independent federation of 7 schools of theology, including the divinity faculties of Victoria (Emmanuel), St Michael's and Trinity universities and Knox and Wycliffe colleges.
The University of TorontoPress was established in 1901, and became a full-scale academic publishing house after 1945; by 1988, it was publishing 88 titles and 25 periodicals a year (see UNIVERSITYPRESSES).
YORK UNIVERSITY was affiliated with the University of Toronto from its creation in 1959 until it became fully independent in 1965.
Research at the University of Toronto has been responsible for the world's first electronic heart pacemaker, artificial larynx, single-lung transplant, nerve transplant, artificial pancreas, chemical laser, G-suit, the first practical electron microscope, and the extraction of insulin.
The University of Toronto, located in the heart of Canada's financial capital, and as the traditional feeder school for the city's commercial elite, was by far the most successful in this fundraising, rapidly collecting an endowment that today approaches $1.5 billion, the largest of any Canadian university.
The University of Toronto library system is the fourth largest in North America by total number of volumes held, after Harvard, Yale and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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