Monthly Archives: May 2021

McGill’s Bicentennial Digital Time Capsule | Dean Colleen Cook on the future of libraries

Time capsules offer the opportunity to capture a moment while letting us imagine possible futures. McGill Research & Innovation’s Bicentennial Digital Time Capsule—a signature project of the University’s 200th-anniversary celebrations—features two-minute videos from 50 top McGill researchers. Contributors were asked …

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The Falcon: The Statue of a Winged Youth at McGill

by Joseph Hanaway, Washington University The original article was first published in Fontanus, Vol. 14 (2016). Abstract: The Falcon statue, created by R. Tait McKenzie, stands as a beacon just outside the entrance of the McLennan Library Building on the …

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Most borrowed e-books/audiobooks & watched titles of winter 2021

As we head into warmer months and the world opens up a little more, the Library is here to foster reading, listening, and streaming for pleasure. McGill students, faculty, and staff members have access to a wealth of resources. Some …

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Digitization Grant: George Mercer Dawson

After a roller coaster of a year, our digitization lab is back at full capacity and they are busy! With a staff of 4 students working under lab supervisor Greg Houston, we are jumping back into the swing of things …

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Closed, now open: McGill Library’s open access services

Black pictogram of an open lock

Did you know McGill Library has services and experts to help make your publications and data open access? Why open access? Open access lets anyone, anywhere in the world access your research. Meet funding agency open access requirements. Increased visibility and impact. Depositing in eScholarship and Dataverse is …

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Katherine Hanz appointed Associate Dean, User Services

The McGill Library is pleased to welcome Katherine Hanz as the new Associate Dean, User Services, on a four-year term, ending May 2025. Katherine Hanz has been leading the User Services team on an interim basis since last year. Hanz …

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COVID-19 | Latest information

All library branches closed until further notice. Access to e-resources and virtual services continue.
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