Trenholme Director of Libraries Frances Groen has seen the future of scientific publishing, and McGill needs to get on board.
The University has tabled its final offer, which represents an immediate (upon settling) increase of 8% and a total increase of more than 22% over the 5 years of the agreement, including retroactivity to December 1, 2002. We expect the Union executive to put this offer to a vote at a General Assembly in the coming days. Please visit the link below to view the details of the offer.
The Blackader-Lauterman Library of Architecture and Art has received outstanding collections of books from the estates of two emeritus professors from the School of Architecture. The Norbert Schoenauer Collection has 1,500 books and the John Bland collection has close to 1,000 architecture books.
The Walter Hitschfeld Geographic Information Centre's new website provides information about GIS data, guides, collections and more.
The Humanities and Social Sciences Library has new databases, including the Alternative Press Index, a subject index to over 250 alternative, radical and left periodicals, newspapers and magazines.
The Board of Governors has reappointed Professor Luc Vinet's reappointment for a further 5-year term as Provost of McGill University, to commence July 15, 2004.
McGill University's unionized administrative and support staff employees represented by MUNACA have voted to reject the University's contract offer and to give their union a mandate to exercise pressure tactics up to and including strike action.
McGill Centre for Intellectual Property Policy receives $3 million grant from Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.
Medical student Aleksandra Leligdowicz has been named McGill's 120th Rhodes Scholar.
Ever wonder what it's like to dig up dinosaurs in Africa to the Arctic? Over the past decade, McGill biology professor and paleontologist Hans Larsson has visited Western Africa five times to seek out elusive dinosaur fossils. More recently, he's scoped the Arctic for future digs.