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McGill Little Free Libraries: A Story of Serendipity

McGill Little Free Library at the Gault Estate in Mont-Saitn-Hilaire. Photo: Charles Normandin

One word – serendipity. In 2015, I submitted a proposal entitled McGill NooX (“Neighbourhood Book Exchange”) to be considered for funding through the Library’s Innovation Fund. On paper, the McGill NooX project involved a collaboration between McGill students, faculty, staff,

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

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

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

Energy Dashboard

By Margaret Blandford McGill’s Energy Dashboard is a tool offered by a Vancouver firm, Pulse Energy. It is a cloud-based platform to visualize building energy performance online, in real time. The plan is to raise awareness in the McGill community on energy consumption

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