Yearly Archives: 2015

April Colosimo and Robert Selby winners of the 2015 McGill Library Excellence Awards

Old McGill Yearbook, 1930

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2015 McGill Library Excellence Awards. The awards recognize outstanding contributions and exceptional leadership to McGill’s continued success and in advancing the mission of the Library. April Colosimo, Liaison Librarian at the Schulich Library of Science and …

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McGill is moving closer to the library of the future

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By Doug Sweet,  Director, Internal Communication, McGill University. Originally published June 2, 2015 in the McGill Reporter. Reproduced with permission. They are the places where minds meet, says Trenholme Dean of Libraries Colleen Cook, and McGill’s are in serious need …

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Practicum Pause: an interview with Alexandra Obradovich

Information literacy slide excerpt

During the winter 2015 term, McGill Library & Archives welcomed several 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 practice …

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Practicum Pause: an interview with Cheryl Bain

Print monographs, physical sciences, pie chart

During the winter 2015 term, McGill Library & Archives welcomed several 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 practice …

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“My friend has a manuscript. Will you read it?” and other FAQs

Vintage Anansi Pin

by Janet Blachford, Past President, Friends of the McGill Library Sarah MacLachlan’s 2015 Hugh MacLennan Memorial Lecture, given with expert knowledge, many photographs, and easy humour to a full house in Leacock 232, centred on the history of the House of …

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Practicum Pause: an interview with Kate Rozon

Archival boxes

During the winter 2015 term, McGill Library & Archives welcomed several 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 practice …

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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 …

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2015 Hugh MacLennan Memorial Lecture: Sarah MacLachlan, House of Anansi President & Publisher

House of Anansi logo

On Tuesday, April 28 at 5:30pm in Leacock 232, join McGill University Library & Archives and the Friends of the Library as Sarah MacLachlan, House of Anansi President & Publisher, speaks about the realities of publishing in the age of …

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Video now available: Faculty symposium on the future of academic research libraries

Thank you to everyone who attended the McGill Library & Archives’ Faculty symposium on the future of research libraries! We received lots of positive feedback from audience members who enjoyed the breadth and depth of the themes explored. The individual remarks, panel …

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Informal talk with Alberto Manguel now online

Book cover, Alberto Manguel's Curiosity

by Ann Vroom, Chair, Friends of the McGill Library It was a sold-out crowd at the Friends of the Library evening March 12, 2015 at our event On Reading, Writing and Fiddling with Words: an Informal Talk with Alberto Manguel.  …

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