Monthly Archives: February 2023

“Can you spot where we left our snowshoes?”

group of men in the snow

For the February edition of Caption This, we opted to be thematically consistent and chose another postcard from Montreal Import Co.’s  “Canadian Sport Series” which depicts a group of uniformed men gleefully bouncing their peer. Inspired by the caption of …

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Student Spotlight: Olivia Melanson at the Humanities & Social Sciences Library

Olivia Melanson next to Redpath Book Display

Student employment in the McGill Library benefits the entire McGill community. At 100+ strong this academic year, McGill Library student workers gain valuable work experience while engaging in academic pursuits.  Student navigators, curatorial interns, special project assistants and student researchers …

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Light Therapy for the Winter Blues

Light therapy lamp on desk surrounded by books and pens.

Are the grey days and early sunsets getting you down? Borrow light therapy lamps from the McGill Library! The lamps were made possible thanks to the support of the Arts Undergraduate Library Partnership Committee. Current McGill students, faculty, and staff can borrow …

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Student Spotlight: Alexis Janssen at the Visual Arts Collection

Student employment in the McGill Library benefits the entire McGill community. At 100+ strong this academic year, McGill Library student workers gain valuable work experience while engaging in academic pursuits.  Student navigators, curatorial interns, special project assistants and student researchers …

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An Update from Friends of the McGill Library Chair, Donald Walcot

Octagon Room featuring wood panels, bookshelves, and stained glass.

Hello, Here it is already, my third year as Chair of the Friends of the McGill Library! How quickly the time has passed, and how lucky I feel to be involved with this truly exceptional library system, which I believe …

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New Year, New Caption This!

New Year, New Caption This! The January weather inspired us to start 2023 off with an ode to the winter season, and what better to represent the freezing cold with than ice? This month’s Caption This put the spotlight on …

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Missing Voices Website and Podcast Launch

McGill Library is pleased to announce the launch of the Missing Voices: South Asian Perspectives on The Gwillim Archives website, developed with funding from the Digital Museums Canada investment program. As museums, libraries, and archives around the world confront the …

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A ROAAring Welcome to Satya Miller and Tellina Liu

ROAAr is delighted to welcome two new colleagues to our team this month. We sat down to talk with archivist Satya Miller and librarian Tellina Liu. Satya Miller Satya Miller joins ROAAr as an archivist working with the Historic Archival …

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#ColorOurCollections 2023 Edition

colourOurCollections

It is that time of year again! Brighten up your February with a touch of colour. During the week of February 6-10, 2023, libraries, special collections, archives, and other cultural institutions will share colouring content based on collection items on …

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Canadian Science Publishing: Open Access Deal

McGill corresponding authors publishing with five Canadian Science Publishing journals now have the option to make their articles open access at no cost. Eligible titles: Biochemistry and Cell Biology Canadian Journal of Physics Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology Genome …

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