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What is the most popular work published by an Irish author?

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 10:35
OCLC Research has just published a report investigating how many Ireland-related works exist in the “published record”.  Using computational analysis of the contents of WorldCat, a database of more than 16,000 library holdings worldwide, authors, Brian Lavoie and Lorcan Dempsey … Continue reading →

Japanese Manga and Anime Book Display

Sun, 03/04/2018 - 19:21
Manga means the Japanese term 漫画, referring to Japanese comics/cartoons created in Japan as early as 19th century. Since the 1950s, manga has steadily become a major part of the Japanese publishing industry. Manga has been popular in North America … Continue reading →

New Redpath Book Display: Celebrating Black History Month

Thu, 02/01/2018 - 11:46
In February, your librarians have created a book display to celebrate Black History Month. The selections honour the contributions of Black Canadians, their history and their experiences. You will find literature, including poetry, and social and historical studies written by … Continue reading →

New Redpath Book Display: Technology & Society

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 09:00
Come and check out the new Redpath Book Display in the Humanities and Social Sciences Library: Technology & Society. If you’re interested in the political, social, or psychological impacts of digital technologies, social media use, big data, or privacy and surveillance, … Continue reading →

Gabriel García Márquez’s Archive Freely Available Online

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:10
The Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin purchased Gabriel García Márquez’s archive two years ago and has now made about half of the collection available for free online. One Hundred Years of Solitude was one of the … Continue reading →

New Data Acquistion: 1971-2011 Census data tracted to Montreal neighbourhood NAMES

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 16:04
Are you comparing Montreal neighbourhoods over time and wish to look at census data by “neighbourhood names” (e.g. Plateau Mont-Royal) instead of compiling all the corresponding census tracts that make up a particular neighbourhood? Look no further. McGill Library purchased … Continue reading →

New books

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 18:04
New Japanese books McGill students have great interest in courses related to Japanese popular culture such as Japanese cinema, manga and animation. Each term more students registered such courses than the capacity could accommodate.  To meet the needs of teaching, … Continue reading →

New books in management and business at HSSL!

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 17:30
I’ve updated the list of new management and business titles with 80 new books that were recently added to our collection. New Books in Management and Business I’ve also included a list of the new titles below. If there … Continue reading →

Upcoming workshops at HSSL – December 2017

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 15:15
We’re heading into the last month of the semester, but there are still workshops happening! Here’s a list of what’s planned. Space is limited so make sure you click through and register today! Wednesday, December 6 14:00 Getting Started with … Continue reading →

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