Monthly Archives: February 2018

The Mossman Lecture: A History

A scientific mind Raising awareness about scientific thought was a passion of Dr. Donald Mossman’s. He was a chemist and McGill University alumni who continues to impact students and researchers with a Library collection and a lecture series, both named

Mobilizing McGill at the Library: Crowdsourcing Social Justice

Crowdsourcing Social Justice poster detail

Social justice is an underlying principle for peaceful and prosperous coexistence within and among nations. We uphold the principles of social justice when we promote gender equality or the rights of indigenous peoples and migrants. We advance social justice when

Contest! Decode This Curious Hieroglyphick Valentine

Detail Hyroglyphik

By: Anna Dysert, Librarian, Archival & Rare Book Cataloguing Decode the image below for a sweet Valentine’s Day message and win a prize! Printed some time in the mid-19th century, this clever Valentine’s rebus comes from McGill’s uncatalogued collection of greeting cards dating

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