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Orientation Now & Then

Library table at Discover McGill (Molson Stadium), 2019

Orientation activities at McGill Library come in all shapes and sizes. Over the years the Library has participated in “meet & greets”, tours, workshops, scavenger hunts, tabling events, ice cream socials, service fairs, games, photo booths…even physical exhibits for war …

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Welcome, bienvenue! An interview with Dean Colleen Cook

Colleen Cook in a red t-shirt at her desk waving to the camera

By Maya Willard-Stepan, Outreach Assistant, Humanities & Social Sciences Library With 12 branches and more than seven million items, the McGill Library is one of the largest – and most enjoyed aspects of our university. No one knows this better …

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What I Wish I Knew, My Advice to You…

Laptop and light box on desk with the words "McGill Library can help!""

By Camille Blaise, 2020 McGill Faculty of Arts graduate and Communications Assistant at the McGill Library While student life looks different right now, by the time some of you are in your graduating year (trust me it goes by fast), …

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Pictograms to the rescue: a behind-the-scenes look at promoting the Library

By: Malika Tamim* When I started working in the Communications Office at the Library this summer, I was quite excited to hear that I would be working on the marketing campaign for this year’s Library orientation but I didn’t know …

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Do you have what it takes?

This time of year is a flurry of activity here at the Library as we gear up for orientation. Every year, first year and returning students are invited to take part in numerous branch-wide orientation workshops and tours where participants …

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