Please note, there will be a City of Montreal water shutdown at the McLennan-Redpath Complex on Saturday, August 20 from 9am to noon. It will affect the water in both the McLennan and Redpath Library Buildings. During this time, please use the washrooms located on the first floor of the Bronfman Building (1001 Sherbrooke Street West). We apologize for any inconvenience. Thank you.
The McGill Library and Archives is pleased to announce the appointment of Nathalie Cooke as new Associate Dean, ROAAr (Rare & Special Collections, Osler, Art and Archives), for a three-year term beginning September 1, 2016. “I’m excited to welcome Nathalie to the Library’s senior administration team,” said C. Colleen Cook, McGill Trenholme Dean of Libraries. “Her deep, diverse background and experience at McGill will help us share our treasures with the McGill community and beyond.”
At the McGill Library and Archives, we embrace Pride, the LGBTQ community and diversity in general as a core value. It is my sincerest hope that each of our users, be they students, faculty, staff or the general public, feel a sense of acceptance and openness at each branch and embark upon their research and studies with these values in mind. We are a community of many flavors and backgrounds and that diversity is one of the things that I like best about McGill, Montreal and Canada. Let’s celebrate it! C. Colleen Cook Trenholme Dean of Libraries
Update, July 26, 10:50am: This morning's work on the Colombo ILL system is complete. There should be no more downtime. Please take note of the new Colombo ILL login URL: https://mcgill.vdxhost.com/zportal/zengine?VDXaction=HTTPXMLLogin.
New for McGill students, faculty, staff and alumni: Starting Thursday, July 14, 2016, you will be able to use your McGill username and password to sign into OverDrive to access e-books and e-audiobooks.
McGill Library Blogs and Library Matters will be unavailable Wednesday, June 22, 2016 from 8:30am to 9am for maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.
On Saturday, June 25 at 2:00 p.m., the Osler Library of the History of Medicine will host a concert featuring Vincent Lauzer as part of the 14th annual Baroque Festival. The concert will showcase works for recorder by young Quebec composers with Baroque influences. For more information about the Montréal Baroque Festival, please visit https://www.montrealbaroque.com.
Due to growing security concerns, the Redpath Library Building basement became closed storage as of Monday, August 15, 2016. Users may request materials through the catalogue and we will accommodate requests as quickly as possible. If you have any questions or concerns about this, please don't hesitate to contact robin [dot] canuel [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Robin Canuel), Head Librarian, Humanities and Social Sciences Library.
Update, June 14, 2016: Technical issues with the display of the physical holdings in the McGill WorldCat catalogue have been resolved. Call numbers, locations and loan information should now display correctly for print items held by the Library.
Schulich Library of Science and Engineering is undergoing a major summer shifting project. We are currently shifting our collection in order to provide more study space on the fourth and fifth floors. We will be shipping over 55,000 titles to our storage facility at the Currie Gym.
La version française suit Voltaire was a celebrity and a figure of controversy in the 18th century. Famous for his wit and his advocacy of civil liberties, he remains the subject of much debate and discussion in the 21st century. On March 9, 2016, the McGill University Library and Archives welcomed a group of local and international scholars for a one-day symposium “Celebrating Voltaire”. The symposium included sessions in both English and French. View the Agenda below.
Due to scheduled maintenance, the following services and systems will be unavailable from June 4, 2016 at 9pm until June 5, 2016 at noon: McGill WorldCat Local catalogue McGill Full Text links We apologize for any inconvenience.
The Islamic Studies Library Collections at McGill University include over 750 lithographed volumes printed in the second half of the nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth century in the Middle East (Egypt, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, and Turkey), North Africa (Morocco), and South Asia (India, Pakistan).
Have you ever noticed any of the 7 portraits hanging on the inside walls of the Schulich Library? Each portrait has captured a moment in that person’s life and invites us to find out the story behind the face.
Access to the Colombo Interlibrary Loan (ILL) service will be unavailable, due to scheduled server migrations: Saturday, April 16, 2016 from 2:00am-6:00am (with a possible extension to 12:00pm) Saturday, April 23, 2016 from 2:00am-6:00am (with a possible extension to 12:00pm) We apologize for any inconvienience.