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The Universal Declaration of Human Rights & International Council on Archives turn 75

Black and white photograph of John Peters Humphrey.

By Lori Podolsky, Archivist, McGill University Archives “That there can be no peace unless human rights and freedoms are respected” (John Peters Humphrey, 1947) Archivists have long played a role in the preservation and management of human rights records and …

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Student Spotlight: Olivia Dalton at the McGill University Archives

Olivia Dalton smiling at the camera standing in front of bookshelves.

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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Student Spotlight: Maëlys Lemonnier at the McGill University Archives

Maëlys Lemonnier smiling at the camera standing in front of a bookshelf.

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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Student Spotlight: Katie Carleton at the McGill University Archives

Katie Carleton smiling at the camera in front of a bookshelf.

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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Student Spotlight: Alexander Norton III at the Marvin Duchow Music Library

Alexander Norton III sitting at a desk in front of a computer in the Music Library smiling at the camera.

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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A for Archives, B for Books and Beyond: A New Video Series by ROAAr

Labiba Faiza and Jacquelyn Sundberg How does one consult a book from the 1400s without breaking its delicate spine? Which kind of gloves are best for handling century-old photographs? If you don’t know, ROAAr has you covered with its new …

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Student Spotlight: Mashall Hameed at the McGill University Archives

Mashall Hameed smiling at the camera, standing in front of bookshelves.

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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Student Spotlight: Mohammad Junaid Arif at the Dean’s Office (Communications)

Mohammed Junaid Arif smiling at the camera, holding a sign that says "Thank You!"

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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Pi(e) Day 2023

pi on pie

For Pi day on March 14th (3.14) we celebrated with an adventure into historical pie recipes with the Great Library Pie Bake-off (#GLPBO). We joined enthusiasts and librarians across the country trying out historical recipes to give Pi-day a little extra sweetness.

Student Spotlight: Sophie Cohen at the Marvin Duchow Music Library

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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