Over the past several months, the Library has increased the number of resources that are available through WorldCat, so we thought it would be a good idea to summarize some of them here. Some recent additions to WorldCat include:
Video recordings from the one-day symposium, Meetings with Books: Raymond Klibansky, Special Collections and the Library in the 21st Century, that was held at McGill on March 20, 2013, are now available. Webcast recordings of the opening remarks, both keynotes and the panel discussions have been posted for viewing online or downloading.
In 1955, the Quebec legislature created the Civil Code Revision Office (C.C.R.O.) and assigned to it the monumental task of revising the Civil Code of Lower Canada to bring it in line with the social, political, and economic realities affecting private law relations in Quebec. The Archives of the Civil Code Revision Office makes available approximately 4000 documents consisting of working papers, correspondence, minutes of meetings, and internal memoranda from the C.C.R.O., mostly from the period of 1969-1979.
Many Library branches will be open with modified hours for study over the Easter holidays, with some offering services. Please visit the individual branch pages on the Library website for details of opening and service hours for the long holiday weekend. Please note that the following branches will be closing at midnight tonight (Thursday, March 28):
Recent surveys show that faculty want delivery of library materials to their campus offices as a basic service. In response, McGill Library is introducing campus office delivery for Faculty, starting the week of March 18, 2013
UPDATE - Thursday, Feb 7 @ 10:00 AM The interlibrary loan service (ILL) is resumed and back to normal Please login to Colombo ILL at http://www.mcgill.ca/library/library-using/otherloans/interlibrary. Any questions please contact Valerie Mayman (valerie [dot] mayman [at] mcgill [dot] ca).
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.
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.
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.
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.