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Bringing the World to the Osler and the Osler to the World

Snapshots of Osler at the bedside: Auscultation, c. 1895. Osler Library Photo Collection.

By Andie Tomlinson, Archival Assistant, Osler Library of the History of Medicine & MISt Candidate 2017 La version française suit History is on every shelf at the Osler Library of the History of Medicine. Located on the third floor of

Eamon Duffy winner of 2016 McGill Librarian Excellence Award

Every year, the McGill Library has the privilege of honouring the impact of one of its own with the annual Librarian Excellence Award. Presented during the spring convocation ceremonies, the award recognizes the extraordinary achievements and efforts of a McGill librarians who

Revisiting the smoke-free terrace two years later

On May 1, 2016, we celebrated the two-year anniversary of the smoke-free policy for the McLennan-Redpath terrace, a pioneering initiative to create a healthier, cleaner learning environment for McGill students. Implemented with campus-wide support at the student, faculty and administration levels, the initiative designated

Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon at McGill Library on Mar. 8

Wikipedia thrives as the internet’s preeminent hub of collective information by pooling the knowledge from around the world. From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, individuals across the globe can contribute to and edit articles, bringing their shared experience and expertise to the

Study Space Spotlight: The Cyberthèque

When it comes to studying for exams or polishing off final assignments, McGill’s diverse students need different spaces to meet their own preferred atmospheres and habits. Study Space Spotlight highlights some of the unique study areas the Library branches have to

Study Space Spotlight: The Octagon Room

When it comes to studying for exams or polishing off final assignments, McGill’s diverse students need different spaces to meet their own preferred atmospheres and habits. Study Space Spotlight highlights some of the unique study areas the Library branches have to

Seven useful links from around the McGill Library

Welcome to the McGill Library, Art and Archives! Drawing on almost two centuries of resources, the Library has accumulated one of the largest and most unique collections in North America. We offer access to over 5 million print volumes and journals,

Five fantastic exhibits currently on display throughout the McGill Library

This December, come experience some of the exquisite exhibits currently on display at the McGill Library. See stunning and historic items from McGill’s unieque collections, from 16th century volumes on the history of Jewish law to the dresses that highlight the role of germ theory

De-stress this exam season with puppies, games and more at the Library

Feeling the exam studying blues? Struggling under a deluge of term papers? The Library is a great, quiet space full of resources to help you finish off your term on a high note as you cram for your exams or put the

Sanitizing Style Exhibit at Osler Library

The Osler Library of the History of Medicine is currently hosting an exhibit on the impact germs had on fashion in the late 1800’s. “By the 1920’s germ theory had pervaded every aspect of daily life in the Western world. Discovered in

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