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Celebrating winners of the 2022 McGill Library Excellence Awards

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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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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, …

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Elsevier open access discount

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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 …

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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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COVID-19 | Latest information

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