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Position profile

McGill University invites applications and nominations for the Trenholme Director of Libraries. The position is funded by a named endowment, the first of its kind in Canada.

Published: 8 Oct 2003

Accessibility opens doors to all users

McGill's IT systems comply with industry-standard web accessibility guidelines.

Published: 10 Feb 2003

Physics in the communication industry

The Anna I. McPherson Lectures in Physics for 2002 will be given by Professor Horst Stormer, professor in the Physics Department at Columbia University.

Published: 20 Nov 2002

CLUMEQ, Canada's most powerful supercomputer

Canada's most powerful supercomputer was inaugurated today at McGill University.

Published: 18 Nov 2002

From vision to reality

Ground will be officially broken for innovative teaching facilities at McGill on Monday, December 17. Pauline Marois, Quebec's Deputy Premier and Finance Minister, will be present at a press conference and groundbreaking ceremony to announce the Government of Quebec's multi-million contribution towards the construction of McGill's new Lorne M. Trottier Building. Named after engineering alumnus Lorne M. Trottier, the new facilities are being constructed at a total cost of $17 million, the new teaching facilities will be built to enable McGill to meet the surging demand for information technology and engineering professionals across North America.

Published: 17 Dec 2001

Father of computer music to visit McGill

Widely considered the father of computer music, the renowned Stanford University scientist Max Mathews is visiting McGill to talk about his latest invention, Scanned Synthesis.

Published: 20 Mar 2001

Technology becomes source of leisure for seniors

Ten seniors between the ages of 70 and 90 will graduate on February 6 from an eight-week Internet workshop held at Manoir Montefiore, a Côte St. Luc senior's residence, in collaboration with the McGill University Centre for Applied Family Studies

Published: 5 Feb 2001

Five fantastic resources

McGill has launched a quintet of fascinating new databases, on everything from hospital architecture to Canada's fur trade, that are now available online.

Published: 25 Jan 2001

Libraries and reading in the computer age

Is the personal computer replacing books in the hearts and minds of North Americans?

Published: 13 Nov 2000

Who is Lorne M. Trottier?

Following the announcement that Lorne M. Trottier is donating up to $10 million to help build a new Information Technology teaching facilities at McGill University, curious reporters might have a few follow-up questions. Like, for instance, who is Lorne M. Trottier?

Published: 18 Oct 2000

Major donation to libraries means other universities benefit

McGill's massive library catalogue is now Internet accessible, thanks to a powerful web-based search engine: the Aleph 500 software designed by Israeli manufacturer Ex Libris and baptized internally as MUSE 2.

Published: 31 May 2000

McGill University receives landmark gift

An extraordinarily generous gift to McGill University by one of its graduates, Canadian scientist and businessman Richard H.Tomlinson, is the largest-ever single donation to the University and probably the largest in the history of Canadian higher education.

Published: 24 May 2000

McGill student donation to libraries matched

Students donate $500,000 to McGill libraries; University matches pledge dollar for dollar.

Published: 7 Apr 2000

Two online projects for architectural research

Two important architectural archives are now available online at the Blackader-Lauterman Library of Architecture and Art: Industrial Architecture of Montreal and the Canadian Architect and Builder (CAB).

Published: 14 Feb 2000

Treasures of Islam multimedia CD-ROM

Some of the world's most beautiful and rare works of art and design that appear in Islamic manuscripts are now available on a unique trilingual CD-ROM.

Published: 31 Jan 2000