Monthly Archives: March 2014

Osler temporarily closed for renovations from April – October 2014

Stained glass window, Osler Library of the History of Medicine

  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

The Status of Women at McGill in 1931

Drawing of a woman reading. Old McGill, 1931.

International Women’s Day is on March 8th. The theme for 2014 is Inspiring Change. To quote the site: Women’s equality has made positive gains but the world is still unequal. International Women’s Day celebrates the social, political and economic achievements of

Michael Ondaatje to deliver the 2014 Hugh MacLennan Memorial Lecture

The Friends of the McGill Library present the annual Hugh MacLennan Memorial Lecture featuring award-winning author Michael Ondaatje Lecture topic: Mongrel art: A discussion of literature and its neighbours Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 5:30pm Maxwell-Cohen Moot Court, 3660 Peel St. Limited seating. RSVP

Fontanus, Vol 13 (2013) now available online

Fontanus cover excerpt

  “Founded in 1988, Fontanus: from the collections of McGill University, was conceived as an annual scholarly journal edited and produced by McGill Librarians. The primary purpose of Fontanus is to showcase the University Library’s extensive rare and special collections through in-depth

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