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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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Closed, now open: McGill Library’s open access services

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Did you know McGill Library has services and experts to help make your publications and data open access? Why open access? Open access lets anyone, anywhere in the world access your research. Meet funding agency open access requirements. Increased visibility and impact. Depositing in eScholarship and Dataverse is …

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Architectural Research @ McGill Library

McGill Library welcomes Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) delegates to Montreal for the SAH 2021 Virtual Conference. The Blackader-Lauterman Collection of Architecture and Art, McGill Library, is home to a wonderful collection of monographs and journals supporting the history of …

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McGill Library signs open access agreement with Company of Biologists

Following on the heels of the Library’s Sage announcement, McGill Library is pleased to announce its second transformative open access agreement. McGill corresponding authors publishing in the journals Development, Journal of Cell Science, and Journal of Experimental Biology may make …

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Can you name 5 women artists?

Since 2016, the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, DC has asked this question on social media every March as part of Women’s History Month. The WMWA’s hashtag, #5womenartists, has gained a significant following, as art collections …

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QUIZ THAT SO?!

New Game Now Live How well do you know McGill history? When did the first female astrophysicist make waves at McGill? Who was the “Man of Bronze? Take on the Quiz That So challenge and find out those answers and more. With the …

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Welcome message from new Friends of the McGill Library Chair, Donald Walcot

Renowned author Louise Penny with Donald Walcot at the 2018 MacLennan Lecture

Greetings, My name is Donald Walcot and I am very privileged to be this year’s Chair of the Friends of the McGill Library, a wonderful organization that I have had a long affiliation with, working closely with three exceptional Deans …

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March 2020 to March 2021…some stats

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It has been a year unlike any other. But no less busy. Library stats from March 2020 to March 2021 show how we pivoted. We did our best to reach out through the computer screen and connect McGillians with Library …

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Everyday heroes from our pandemic year

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Since mid-March 2020, though we have not always physically been in Library spaces, we have still been there. We have been there for McGill’s hardworking and adaptable students, for teaching faculty getting used to a new remote reality, and for …

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Near or far, Dean Colleen Cook champions #McGill24 year after year

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This has been a year for the (e)books. But whether near or far, in person or remote, Trenholme Dean of Libraries Colleen Cook has led the Library’s cheering squad for McGill’s day of giving year in and year out. She …

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