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Publication launch: Medical Examinations: Book History at the Osler Library of the History of Medicine

McIntyre Medical Building Osler Library of the History of Medicine - 3rd floor, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler, Montreal, QC, H3G 1Y6, CA


Shakespeare Lecture: Graham Abbey

Leacock Building Room 232, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 2T7, CA


A Muse of Fire: the enduring power of Shakespeare’s history cycle

The Shakespeare Lecture is presented by the Friends of the McGill Library in partnership with the Straford Festival.

December 4, 2am to 5:30am - Links to Library e-resources won't work (EZproxy downtime)

Links to McGill Library e-resources will not work as expected Sunday, December 4, 2016 between 2:30am and 5am, due to scheduled maintenance to the EZproxy authentication system.

While the work is being done over, links to online resources from the Library website, the WorldCat catalogue, databases and e-journals A-Z lists, and subject guides will not work for any resource that is restricted to McGill users.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Published: 1Dec2016

RESOLVED: Problems with WorldCat search results

Update, November 29, 4:30pm: The problems with McGill holdings in WorldCat Local have been resolved.

We are currently experiencing problems with call number and location information not showing for physical items in our WorldCat Catalogue. We are working to resolve the issues as quickly as possible.

Published: 29Nov2016

Saturday, November 26: Schulich Library - temperature fluctuation

On  Saturday, November 26 from 3am to 5pm, Facilities will be performing renovation work that will affect temperatures in the Schulich Library of Physical Sciences, Life Sciences and Engineering. The steam distribution system in the Macdonald-Stewart Library Building (Schulich Library) will be shut down in order to fix six leaks before the winter season sets in. As a result, library users may experience colder than normal temperatures. Spaces will be open for study but users should dress accordingly.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Published: 24Nov2016

RESOLVED: Classic Catalogue access problems from off campus

Update, November 23: Yesterday's issues affecting off-campus access to the Library's Classic Catalogue have been resolved.

We are currently experiencing issues with off-campus access to the Library's Classic Catalogue. From off campus, users encounter the error: Error 403 Forbidden | Access from IP address not allowed.

Published: 22Nov2016

Illustrated lecture: The Neurology of Leonardo da Vinci and other Interesting characters

McIntyre Medical Building Osler Library of the History of Medicine - 3rd floor, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler, Montreal, QC, H3G 1Y6, CA

The Osler Society and the Osler Library present: Discovering the Treasures of the Osler Library: 2016-17 series

Exhibition: "Through Tragedy We Transform: The Metamorphosis of the McGill University Campus in the Aftermath of the Great War (1914-1918)"

James Administration Building Lobby, 845 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 2t5, CA

A new display in the lobby of the James Administration Building brings together images from images of objects from across ROAAr (Rare Books & Special Collections, Osler, Art, and Archives) to tell the story of the First World War's impact on t

Exhibition: Every Stamp a Story

McLennan Library Building Main and fourth floor lobbies, 3459 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C9, CA
Canadian Beaver stamp, 1851.

Version française à suivre.

“Stamp collecting dispels boredom, enlarges our vision, broadens our knowledge, and makes us better citizens and in innumerable ways enriches our lives.” - Franklin Delano Roosevelt


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