Monthly Archives: January 2013

Featured Wendy Patrick Book

A recent addition to the Wendy Patrick Health Information Collection is “Welcome to your child’s brain” by neuroscientists Sandra Aamodt, Ph.D, and Sam Wang, Ph.D.  The book explains the latest neuroscience research to help you understand what happens in your …

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From the Stacks

“I’m not hanging noodles on your ears” by Jag Bhalla is a collection of funny and intriguing sayings from different cultures around the world. Different languages offer unique expressions that may sound strange and funny, however, it is these differences …

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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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Books on Books on Books

Originally posted in the Mcgill Student Blog Connect Books on Books on Books. Sometimes I visit my friends at smaller universities.  They show me around their campuses, pointing out different dorms, lovely manicured quads, the library. “Wait,” I say.  “THE …

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Corruption. A View from an Insider

A conversation with the Hon. John H. Gomery and Bernard St. Laurent. Issues of political corruption have been front and centre in Quebec in recent years.  Controversies such as the sponsorship scandal of 2004 and the current widespread corruption in …

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Post-Christmas Sustainability

By Blair Trelinski The holidays might be over, but those heartfelt gifts that missed the mark are still around. Here are a few suggestions for how to get rid of that sweater from fashion-backward Aunt Gertrude, or the sombrero from …

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Exhibition: Ink and Blood

  The Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences in Canada and the   McGill Library’s Rare Books and Special Collections present Ink and Blood, an exhibition on the works of Polish-born graphic artist, book illustrator, caricaturist and stage designer Arthur Szyk …

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