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PGSS Family Collection: creating a welcoming library space for student parents and their children

We may not celebrate Family Day in Quebec but the McGill Library is taking a baby step in helping student parents keep their children happily busy in the Library. Through the PGSS Library Improvement Fund, the Post-Graduate Students’ Society of McGill

Successful inaugural year for Osler essay contest

By Sabrina Hanna Medical students at McGill today play a key part in the future of health care not only in Quebec, but across the globe. In the legacy and spirit of clinician, humanitarian and teacher William Osler, the Board

Collecting hazardous waste at the Library

    By: Margaret Blandford Did you know McGill University recycles e-waste? What is e-waste? E-waste includes non-functional computers, cell phones, and small electronics, as well as things like CDs, VHS tapes, DVDs, floppy disks, and light bulbs*. If it has

New PCs at the Humanities & Social Sciences and Schulich libraries

Login times just got a lot faster for library users working at computer stations at the Humanities & Social Sciences Library and Schulich Library of Science & Engineering. Thanks to the CIO and the return of the PC Renewal Program, the Library

Exhibit: The Literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and The Yellow Wallpaper. A Biography of Neurasthenia in the late 19th and early 20th Centuries

The Osler Library of the History of Medicine is pleased to announce the opening of its newest exhibition, The Literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and The Yellow Wallpaper.  A Biography of Neurasthenia in the late 19th and early 20th

Mossman Lecture: A History

Every year the Library organizes a series of lectures on a broad range of topics. The Mossman Lecture is named after Dr. Donald Mossman, a research chemist and McGill alumnus, who was actively involved in collection development.  The Mossman Collection

Lecture: “Giving Voices to Women” featuring Cheikh Khaled Bentounès | “Parole aux femmes” avec Cheikh Khaled Bentounès

Time: Thursday, September 19, 2013 17:30 to 19:30 Location: Frank Dawson Adams Auditorium : 3450 rue University Please note that this lecture is free and will be held in French. This lecture is presented by McGill Islamic Studies Library in

Exhibit | Exposition: An Intellectual Heritage: Rediscovering McGill’s Early Printed Works | Un héritage intellectuel : à la découverte des imprimés anciens de McGill

McLennan Library Building Lobby | Foyer du pavillon McLennan de la Bibliothèque From August 19, 2013 to January 31, 2014 | Du 19 août 2013 au 31 janvier 2014 Curators: Ann-Marie Hansen & Kristin Neel, Inventaires des imprimés anciens au

Do you have what it takes?

This time of year is a flurry of activity here at the Library as we gear up for orientation. Every year, first year and returning students are invited to take part in numerous branch-wide orientation workshops and tours where participants

The Green Wall at McLennan

Every year, a committee of McGill students works with the Development & Alumni Relations office (DAR) to plan and market a fundraising campaign. This campaign is called Class Action. It is geared towards the graduating class, so they can make

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