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Six ways to celebrate McGill’s fall convocation, Library-style

Congratulations, graduates! Fall Convocation is upon us and it’s the first time in two years that students, families, and faculties are able to celebrate in person. At this time of year, we usually jot down a list of Library activities …

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When is a skull just a skull? Changing perspectives on racism in medical education

Lire la version française By Mary Hague-Yearl, History of Medicine Librarian, Osler Library of the History of Medicine Look closely at the skulls shown here below. What do you see? Are they simply former humans? Perhaps your view will change …

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Art & Action | Two recent acquisitions by Trinidadian-Canadian artist Denyse Thomasos

Lire la version française By Michelle Macleod, Assistant Curator, McGill Visual Arts Collection On June 4th, 2020, McGill Visual Arts Collection published a statement on its website that outlined a commitment to meaningful inclusion and change to the collection. Inspired …

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dante's inferno

Dante’s journey into the digital age

Lire la version française By Ann Marie Holland, Liaison Librarian, Rare Books and Special Collections The pandemic altered the course of events in innumerable instances. Here in Rare Books, a grand project planned to commemorate the 700th anniversary of Dante’s …

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Centennial of Women at McGill medal, 1984.

Looking Back, Leaning Forward | Exhibition highlights from “McGilliana: 200 Years of Student Life”

Lire la version française By Aeron MacHattie, Archivist, Collection Services As the McGill community commemorates its bicentennial, it might be an opportune time to find markers by which to measure the ways McGill has grown, both to celebrate achievements and …

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Unsung Heroes of the McGill Library

As part of McGill’s Bicentennial Celebrations, faculties, central units, associations, and unions were asked to nominate Unsung Heroes in their department who have greatly helped shape the community. In addition to being featured on the University’s Unsung Heroes page, the …

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Open Access Agreement with Karger Publishing starting January 1, 2022

The Library is excited to announce an open access agreement with Karger Publishing. As of January 1, 2022, McGill corresponding authors submitting to Karger journals will have the option to make their work open access at no cost.   Note the following exceptions …

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horse and buggy and signature of artist Henry Morin

Mystery on the Menu

By Kristen Howard A team of students working under Nathalie Cooke, Associate Dean, McGill Library (Archives & Rare Collections) is attempting to unravel the mystery of an illustrated French picnic menu. The menu portrays a couple in fashionable Regency-era clothing …

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Give us your feedback ! Find us a new image for the eScholarship open repository

The eScholarship open repository has been active since 2006. Although we have loved our dear St. Jerome, we are on the lookout for a new image. Fill out our quick survey to give us your feedback.

Open Access Week 2021: Upcoming Workshops and Events

Next week is Open Access Week and the Library has put together a full suite of workshops on data and scholarly publishing: The Future is Open: Becoming an Open Researcher  (registration) Predatory publishing: What is it and how to avoid it  …

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