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A ROAAring Welcome to Satya Miller and Tellina Liu

ROAAr is delighted to welcome two new colleagues to our team this month. We sat down to talk with archivist Satya Miller and librarian Tellina Liu. Satya Miller Satya Miller joins ROAAr as an archivist working with the Historic Archival …

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Open Access Week Interview Series: Dylan Wade Roskams-Edris

We are wrapping up our Open Access Week interview series with Dylan Wade Roskams-Edris, Open Science Alliance Officer for the Tanenbaum Open Science Institute at The Neuro.  What’s your title and position? I’m an independent consultant working with various groups …

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Open Access Week Interview Series: Alexandra Ketchum

Continuing our  Open Access Week 2022 interview series is Alexandra Ketchum, Faculty Lecturer of the Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies of McGill University and author of Engage in Public Scholarship!: A Guidebook on Feminist and Accessible Communication. What’s …

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Open Access Week Interview Series: Isabel Bacellar

To celebrate Open Access Week 2022, we interviewed three campus leaders in open access and open science. To kick off the week, see our interview with Isabel Bacellar, Open Science Project Coordinator  at the Douglas Research Centre. What’s your title …

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50 Years of Library Service (1924-1974): Martha McCallum in her own words

Redpath Library Building, circa 1950s/ McGill University Archives, PR037992

To ring out McGill’s Bicentennial, the Library is featuring an Unsung Hero of yore. On January 7th, 1974, Miss Martha McCallum, Gift and Exchange Clerk, celebrated her 50th anniversary as an employee of McGill University Libraries….Miss McCallum received a letter …

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50 Years of Library Service (1924-1974): An interview with Martha McCallum

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To ring out McGill’s Bicentennial, the Library is featuring an Unsung Hero of yore. On January 7th, 1974, Miss Martha McCallum, Gift and Exchange Clerk, celebrated her 50th anniversary as an employee of McGill University Libraries….Miss McCallum received a letter …

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Unsung Heroes of the McGill Library

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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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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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Q & A with Chris Lyons, New Associate Dean of ROAAr

Christopher Lyons recently stepped into the role of Associate Dean of ROAAr, McGill Library’s rare and archival collections group. With Prof. Nathalie Cooke on sabbatical, Lyons will be leading ROAAr for the next year, bringing his wealth of experience and …

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Meet the Curator – Dr. Maia Isabelle Woolner

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Dr. Maia Isabelle Woolner curated the exhibition Cure Yourself by Electricity! Personal Electrotherapeutic Devices in Canada and Beyond c. 1880s-1930s. On display in the ground floor lobby of the McLennan Library building, the exhibit is a shockingly fascinating tour through …

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