Monthly Archives: June 2021

Now available | 100,000+ ebooks from the De Gruyter University Press Library Ebook Collection

The McGill Library is happy to announce that over 100,000 e-books from different university presses held in the De Gruyter University Press Library Ebook Collection are now available and can be accessed through McGill’s catalogue. Contemporary collections (2021) along with …

Now available | 100,000+ ebooks from the De Gruyter University Press Library Ebook Collection Read More »

2021 Update | Fiat Lux Library Project

Meeting student needs. Connecting communities. Advancing learning. Inspiring discovery. Preserving the cultural record. Promoting wellness. How do you take these big ideas and make them into a library for the 21st century? At McGill, we are getting closer to finding …

2021 Update | Fiat Lux Library Project Read More »

#McGillBookBingo

by Vanja Lugonjic Looking to do some armchair traveling this summer? Broaden your reading list horizons by playing #McGillBookBingo! To play, simply check out the bingo card below and get reading. Whether you complete a line, a blackout, or an …

#McGillBookBingo Read More »

A Tribute to John Gomery (1932-2021)

by the Friends of the McGill Library John Gomery was a true friend of the Friends of the McGill Library. A former Chair of the Friends Board, John was a strong supporter of Fiat Lux, the transformational re-envisioning of the …

A Tribute to John Gomery (1932-2021) Read More »

Remembering Marilyn Berger, Librarian Emerita

The University flag is lowered today in memory of Librarian Emerita Marilyn Berger, who passed away Thursday, March 11, 2021.  Marilyn was a former Head Librarian of the Blackader-Lauterman Library of Architecture and Art.  She began in the McGill Library in 1977, …

Remembering Marilyn Berger, Librarian Emerita Read More »

4 Things to see at McGill Library before you graduate

Black and white illustration of a woman in a mortar board hat

Virtual convocation is here! While many of us are celebrating remotely, we’re still celebrating! Usually at this time of year, we jot down a list of Library activities to do with visiting family members. And this year will be no different. …

4 Things to see at McGill Library before you graduate Read More »

A Taste of Summers Past

June 16th, ROAAr Book Club – Try your hand at the recipes in this summer menu. Sample this selection – sourced from the Rare and Special Collections at McGill and beyond – and curated to give you some delicious options …

A Taste of Summers Past Read More »

Peter Collins, architectural historian and educator

McGill Library holds the archive of architect, historian, and educator Peter Collins (August 13, 1920 – June 7, 1981). The collection is housed in the John Bland Canadian Architecture Collection (CAC). Contained in 18 boxes, the collection includes correspondence, photographs, …

Peter Collins, architectural historian and educator Read More »

Elsevier open access discount

Woman sitting at a desk writing in a notebook with a file open on a desktop.

As a part of the Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN) negotiation, McGill Library is pleased to announce a new open access discount with Elsevier. McGill corresponding authors publishing in eligible Elsevier journals now have access to a 20% discount on …

Elsevier open access discount Read More »

COVID-19 | Latest information

All library branches closed until further notice. Access to e-resources and virtual services continue.
More »
Library Matters seeks to exchange and encourage ideas, innovations and information from McGill Library staff for our on-campus readers and beyond.
Contact Us!

If you have any questions, comments, or even an idea for a story, let us know!