Ada Chan's testing space

Practicum Pause: an interview with Ada Chan

During the winter 2014 semester, the McGill Library welcomed 5 practicum students from the McGill School of Information Studies (SIS). The SIS website outlines the practicum experience as a 3 credit academic elective course in which master’s-level students participate in field practice under
Way finding signage, Library services desk, Humanities & Social Sciences Library

Practicum Pause: an interview with Paul Grewal

During the winter 2014 semester, the McGill Library welcomed 5 practicum students from the McGill School of Information Studies (SIS). The SIS website outlines the practicum experience as a 3 credit academic elective course in which master’s-level students participate in field practice under
Statue of James McGill. Photo Credit: Klaus Fiedler

Elizabeth Gibson and Sara Holder winners of the 2014 McGill Library Excellence Awards

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2014 McGill Library Excellence Awards. The awards recognize outstanding contributions and exceptional leadership to McGill’s continued success and in advancing the mission of the Library. Elizabeth Gibson, Library Supervisor at the Humanities & Social
Masters students in Occupational Therapy Victoria Blais & Brittony Osler strike a pose in the terrace photo booth

In pictures: McLennan-Redpath smoke free terrace launch

On May 28th, the Library along with a slew of university units and student groups formally launched the McLennan-Redpath terrace as a designated non-smoking environment. The event featured special performances by student groups, refreshments and a make-shift, outdoor photo booth.
Detail from McGill Library's Pinterest page

Practicum Pause: an interview with Emily Kingsland

During the winter 2014 semester, the McGill Library welcomed 5 practicum students from the McGill School of Information Studies (SIS). The SIS website outlines the practicum experience as a 3 credit academic elective course in which master’s-level students participate in field
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Canadian War Poster Collection featured in upcoming Friends talk given by Professor Emeritus Desmond Morton

The McGill Friends of the Library is a not-for-profit organization of McGill Library advocates.  Founded in the late 1980’s by a group of loyal Library supporters and benefactors, its mission is to nurture community interest in the Library, build awareness
Circular logo for smoke-free terrace

Meet me at the terrace.

Used by thousands of people daily, the McLennan-Redpath Terrace is a meeting place and major pathway to the heart of campus. Everyone should be able to enjoy the extraordinary sights and sounds of campus life. That’s why as of Thursday, May 1, 2014, the
Enssib intern Elise Breton working with rare materials in Rare Books & Special Collections

A conversation with Enssib student-intern Élise Breton

From February 3rd to May 2nd, McGill’s Rare Books & Special Collections (RBSC) welcomes Élise Breton, a student from l’École nationale supérieure des sciences de l’information et des bibliothèques (Enssib) in Lyons, France.  Communications Officer Merika Ramundo sat down with
The history of Whittington and his cat. London : Ryle and Co., [between 1846 and 1859]

McGill’s Chapbook Collection: Discover tiny treasures online or on-site

Some are the size of a “stickie note” while others fit into the palm of your hand. All are small, rare, materials that make up McGill Library’s Chapbooks Collection.  What are chapbooks? Chapbooks are small in size and number of
Stained glass window, Osler Library of the History of Medicine

Osler temporarily closed for renovations from April – October 2014

  A major renovation of the McIntyre Medical Building’s HVAC infrastructure is underway. This project, funded through the Knowledge Infrastructure Program, involves extensive roof work directly above the Osler Library as well as a replacement of the heating, ventilation and
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