Yearly Archives: 2014

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

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

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

Statue of James McGill. Photo Credit: Klaus Fiedler

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

In pictures: McLennan-Redpath smoke free terrace launch

Masters students in Occupational Therapy Victoria Blais & Brittony Osler strike a pose in the terrace photo booth

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.

Practicum Pause: an interview with Emily Kingsland

Detail from McGill Library's Pinterest page

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

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

Meet me at the terrace.

Circular logo for smoke-free 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

A conversation with Enssib student-intern Élise Breton

Enssib intern Elise Breton working with rare materials in Rare Books & Special Collections

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

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

The history of Whittington and his cat. London : Ryle and Co., [between 1846 and 1859]

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

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

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