Due to today's flooding incident, most Library branches are currently closed. The Humanities and Social Sciences Library remains open. All branches will be open at the normal times (or at the start of service hours) on Tuesday, January 28, 2013. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
The Library is collecting feedback about our recently renovated spaces. Tell us what you think about the renovated 3rd floor McLennan [survey] and the Redpath Furniture Lab [survey] Thanks for helping us to make the Library a better place for everyone!
All library branches will be closing on Friday, December 21 for the holidays, with most reopening on Wednesday, January 2, 2013. The Edward Rosenthall Mathematics and Statistics Library will only reopen on Monday, January7, 2013. See branch pages for specific opening and closing times. Have a happy and safe holidays!
As of Thursday November 29th, the Redpath Library Building in the Humanities and Social Sciences Library (HSSL) will be open for study 24 hours a day 7 days a week in order to accommodate students studying for finals. Service hours will remain unchanged during this period. Sealed containers and spill-resistant cups are allowed in the Library. Food and snacks are not allowed in the Library, please plan appropriately.
eScholarship@McGill as well as eTheses and locally digitized materials accessible through the Catalogue will be unavailable on Monday, October 29, 2012 from 10:00pm to midnight while maintenance work is being carried out on the server.
System maintenance affecting eScholarship@McGill, eTheses, some digitized content on Saturday, March 2
eScholarship@McGill as well as eTheses and locally digitized materials accessible through the Catalogue will be unavailable on Saturday, March 2, 2013 from 10:00pm to 1:00AM while maintenance work is being carried out on the server.
Cultural Practices of Intermediality addresses this question through two case studies: the stage and the visual arts. In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, print proliferated in the theatrical and artistic realms, whether in books, magazines, libretti, playbills or printed images, to name but a few examples.
New Digital Exhibition: Telling Stories: Nursery Rhymes, Fables and Fairy Tales from the Sheila R. Bourke Collection
Collecting children’s literature has been a lifelong passion for Mrs. Sheila R. Bourke and the donation of her collection to the McGill University Library has placed a magisterial research collection at the disposal of university scholars and students. The collection contains twenty-three hundred works of early and modern children's literature, written and illustrated by the most prominent names in the field, and spanning five centuries of artistic and literary creativity.
Please note that the Cyberthèque in the Humanities and Social Sciences Library will be closed from Tuesday August 21st until Thursday August 23rd, 2012 to allow construction crews working on the McLennan-Redpath Terrace reconstruction access. The Cyberthèque will reopen on Friday August 24th, 2012.
The Classic Catalogue, self-check machines, and catalogue information in WorldCat Local will be unavailable this weekend as the Library's systems are upgraded.
The COLOMBO ILL database will not be accessible to McGill users or to library staff from Friday August 17 to Sunday August 19 inclusive, due to installation of the new version of the software. The COLOMBO ILL database will re-open on Monday August 20, 2012.
Several library services will be unavailable on Tuesday August 7th 2012 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm while maintenance work is being carried out on the server.
From French marionettes of the eighteenth century to Canadian puppets of the twentieth, this exhibition brings before the public for the first time in many years, one of the most unusual of McGill treasures.
McGill faculty and students can now access about 3 million items from HathiTrust, a digital archive of library materials from research libraries around the world.
The Cyberthèque in Humanities and Social Sciences Library will be closed from Tuesday July 10 until Thursday July 12, 2012 while the McLennan-Redpath Terrace reconstruction crews update the plumbing system. The Cyberthèque will reopen on Friday July 13, 2012. We apologize for any inconvenience.