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Stories, Stats & Surveys: Recognizing student society support of the Library

Student worker Alyanna Jamal

The Library constantly explores new and innovative ways to be more responsive, reliable and timely in the development and delivery of our services and resources. One of the ways that we grow services to meet user needs is by partnering

Eight helpful links to help you navigate the McGill Library

Welcome to the McGill Library and Archives! Drawing on almost two centuries worth 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, 2.3

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

Trivia Night celebrates digitization of 10,000 student publications

Three dozen students, faculty and staff divided into teams, donned their thinking caps and converged in the Faculty Club on September 21 for a Trivia Night launching the Library’s digitization of approximately 10,000 past editions of McGill’s student newspapers. “These student

McLennan: Upstairs/Downstairs

Image: Looking down from the McLennan stairs

Special blog post by Robin Clark, Student Marketing Projects Assistant, McGill Library & Archives Working in the library as a McGill Work Study student has been a very interesting experience. To be perfectly honest, I did not know what to

Making a Place for Young Audiences

This winter at the Osler Library of the History of Medicine saw two firsts: our first high school level class visit to the library and our participation in McGill University’s first Bring a Child to Work Day. Both events highlighted ideas

Seeing Students’ Ears Perk Up: A Comment on Teaching & A Book Review of Critical Library Instruction Theories & Methods

Teaching is one of my favorite intellectual activities.  I believe it is a dialogue between the instructor and students, where complete silence from the audience is not allowed.  I try to keep my audience from being silently passive at all

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