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Library abuzz with activity for Open House & Homecoming 2016

McGill Open House, 1959. Old McGill Yearbook.

The Library & Archives have planned a great mix of activities, events and initiatives for Homecoming (Thursday October 27 – Sunday, October 30) and Open House (Sunday, October 30, 2016). Discuss the future of the Library & Archives with Dean Cook,

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

The digital revolution

Flat bed scanner

Digitization is changing how students, academics and the general public interact with materials stored in the McGill Library. About 25% of these rare holdings are unique items that deserve to made more accessible to a wider audience. McGill is now

The Library is Open!

What is the Open Library? During the month of February, McGill Library is offering a number of workshops to help the community better understand the concept of “open” that we’ve been hearing so much about – be that open access,

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