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Open Access Week 2022: October 24-30

open for climate justice, open access week 2022 october 24-30

McGill Library is hosting several events/activities for this year’s Open Access Week 2022: Making your work open access: Psst it doesn’t have to cost money (Tuesday October 25 @ 12pm – virtual workshop) Screening of Paywall: The Business of Scholarship …

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Homecoming 2022 | Tours, exhibits, events light up physical & virtual library spaces

Three sisters, Phyllis, Eleanor, and Betty henry receiving their degrees, 1939. PR000240

Make the Library your happy place during Homecoming. Special events, tours, exhibits – our 2022 programming has something for everyone so take advantage of in-person, hybrid and virtual activities that are sure to inspire, educate and (re)connect you with the …

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Welcome Message from Dean Guylaine Beaudry

Dr. Guylaine Beaudry. Background: McLennan-Redpath Terrace.

Welcome / bienvenue to McGill Libraries! I’m honoured to be your new Trenholme Dean of Libraries and very happy to serve alongside the exceptional team of information experts and service professionals who make it their mission to support the teaching, …

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Celebrating winners of the 2022 McGill Library Excellence Awards

Staff BBQ on McGill campus seen from a distance with grass, trees, and red tents.

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2022 Library Excellence Awards. The awards honour the extraordinary service, important efforts, and achievements of librarian and administrative & support staff members at the McGill Library. The last two years have been an exceptional …

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Open Access Deal- Institute of Physics (IOP)

This winter is full of great open access news. Following on the heels of the Cambridge open access deal, we are excited to announce an OA agreement with the Institute of Physics (IOP). This agreement allows corresponding authors publishing in …

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Open Access Agreement | Cambridge University Press

McGill University Library is excited to announce the signing of an open access agreement with Cambridge University Press. McGill corresponding authors publishing with Cambridge’s journals have the option to make their work open at no cost. Eligible authors will receive …

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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.

New ROAAr Podcast : Voices From The Footnotes

By Labiba Faiza, Student Staff, ROAAr McGill Library Earlier this year, I joined the McGill Library as a student employee, working mainly on a podcast that was still in the works at the time. Now that it is finally available …

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The end of an IEra

Microsoft will soon end support of Internet Explorer (IE11) for Office365 products. With this news, other platform providers have followed suit in either discontinuing support for IE, or no longer recommending its use on their sites including the company that runs our Sofia Discovery catalogue, OCLC, which has announced it will end support for IE entirely on August 17th in line with Microsoft.

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 …

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