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New books in management and business at HSSL!

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 09:00
I’ve updated my list of new management and business titles to include the 20 new books that came into the Library in the last month. New Books in Management and Business https://goo.gl/C999MK If there are any titles that we don’t … Continue reading →

Workshops and other things happening in April 2017

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 10:29
There is only one workshop scheduled in April so far: EndNote Essentials, on Friday, April 7. Click through for details and to register. *** While the Every Stamp s Story exhibit continues through to next month, on April 7 it … Continue reading →

Virtual Reality/ Augmented Reality

Mon, 04/03/2017 - 11:36
by Chantal Petgrave, 3D Printing peer tutor, Humanities & Social Sciences Library I first experienced virtual reality (VR) this year at McGill in the HSSL Library’s Research Commons Room B. Equipped with an HTC Vive and a high powered computer … Continue reading →

Virtual Reality in the Research Commons: Launching Tuesday, March 14!

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 14:03
McGill Library has recently installed the HTC Vive, a state-of-the-art virtual reality system, in a room in its Research Commons space (RM 22A, Research Commons Room B). The system uses a headset, motion controllers, and a room-scale tracking system to … Continue reading →

Visit the NEW McGill Library Data Lab!

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 14:26
Hours Data Lab Workstations: Open when the Humanities and Social Sciences Library is open. In-person Consultation: Monday-Thursday 10am-12pm, or by appointment. Looking for a physical space on the McGill campus that can help you find and use data for your … Continue reading →

New books in management and business at HSSL!

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 12:32
I’ve updated my list of new management and business titles to include the 30+ books that came into the Library in February. New Books in Management and Business: May 2016 to present https://goo.gl/C999MK If there are any titles that we … Continue reading →

The History of 3D Printing: 3D Printing is (Probably) Older than You!

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 11:31
by Chantal Petgrave, 3D Printing peer tutor, Humanities & Social Sciences Library   Most people are unaware of the fact that additive manufacturing technology is not new process and has been around since the Reagan era. In 2009 when the … Continue reading →

Workshops and other things happening in March 2017

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 09:00
Here is a list of the library workshops being offered this month at HSSL: Mon, Mar 06: EndNote Essentials Wed, Mar 08: Keys to Success - Part 1 (undergrad; 2 sessions)              Getting Started with 3D Printing              Predatory publishing: … Continue reading →

Water shutdown, McLennan Library Building, March 2 & 3 (10pm-7am)

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 12:10
Please be advised that there will be a City of Montreal water shutdown at the McLennan Library Building on Thursday, March 2 and Friday March 3.  The shutdown will occur on both evenings from 10:00pm until 7:00am and will affect the entire building. This shutdown … Continue reading →

24/5 access at HSSL starts today!

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 09:00
Starting today, Monday, February 27, HSSL will be open for study 24 hours a day from Sunday night to Thursday. We’ll still be closing at midnight on Friday and Saturday nights. 24-hour access is provided (Sunday through Thursday) to the … Continue reading →

Check out books using your mobile device!

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 13:00
This week we started a pilot project to try out the meeScan self-serve checkout system. This system allows you to use the camera in your phone or tablet to scan in and checkout a book. You then use the meeScan … Continue reading →

New books in management and business at HSSL!

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 10:00
I’ve updated my list of new management and business titles to include the 60+ books that have come in since November: New Books in Management and Business: May 2016 to present https://goo.gl/C999MK Also, the list of books that either won … Continue reading →

Why 3D Printing could be an Effective Tool in the Education System

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 09:00
by Chantal Petgrave, 3D Printing peer tutor, Humanities & Social Sciences Library 3D printing has yet to significantly influence the education system, but holds the potential completely re-define the way students learn and interact in a classroom setting.  McGill University … Continue reading →

Library workshops for February 2017

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 09:24
Here is a list of the library workshops being offered this month by HSSL: Feb 06: EndNote Essentials Keys to Success - Part 1 (undergrad) Feb 08: Getting Started with 3D Printing Feb 09: Keys to Success - Part 2 … Continue reading →

A fresh start for the McLennan Post!

Wed, 01/25/2017 - 17:16
This semester we’ve decided to relaunch the McLennan Post as the best source of information for everything that is happening in and around the Humanities and Social Sciences Library! In addition to information on events, new services, facilities updates, and … Continue reading →

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