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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4 Things to see at McGill Library before you graduate

Virtual convocation is here! While many of us are celebrating remotely, we’re still celebrating! Usually at this time of year, we jot down a list of Library activities to do with visiting family members. And this year will be no different. …

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A Taste of Summers Past

June 16th, ROAAr Book Club – Try your hand at the recipes in this summer menu. Sample this selection – sourced from the Rare and Special Collections at McGill and beyond – and curated to give you some delicious options …

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Peter Collins, architectural historian and educator

McGill Library holds the archive of architect, historian, and educator Peter Collins (August 13, 1920 – June 7, 1981). The collection is housed in the John Bland Canadian Architecture Collection (CAC). Contained in 18 boxes, the collection includes correspondence, photographs, …

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Elsevier open access discount

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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McGill’s Bicentennial Digital Time Capsule | Dean Colleen Cook on the future of libraries

Time capsules offer the opportunity to capture a moment while letting us imagine possible futures. McGill Research & Innovation’s Bicentennial Digital Time Capsule—a signature project of the University’s 200th-anniversary celebrations—features two-minute videos from 50 top McGill researchers. Contributors were asked …

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The Falcon: The Statue of a Winged Youth at McGill

by Joseph Hanaway, Washington University The original article was first published in Fontanus, Vol. 14 (2016). Abstract: The Falcon statue, created by R. Tait McKenzie, stands as a beacon just outside the entrance of the McLennan Library Building on the …

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Most borrowed e-books/audiobooks & watched titles of winter 2021

As we head into warmer months and the world opens up a little more, the Library is here to foster reading, listening, and streaming for pleasure. McGill students, faculty, and staff members have access to a wealth of resources. Some …

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

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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COVID-19 | Latest information

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