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Shakespeare Lecture: Graham Abbey

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

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

F.R. Scott Lecture: The Honourable Rosalie Abella, Supreme Court of Canada

Arts Building Moyse Hall Theatre, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0G5, CA

The F.R. Scott Lecture is presented by the Friends of the McGill Library.

This lecture is now full to capacity. RSVPs will no longer be taken.

RESOLVED: Problems accessing ACS resources

Update, September 26: The issues with off-campus access to the ACS (American Chemical Society) have been resolved.

We are currently experiencing problems accessing ACS (American Chemical Society) resources from off-campus over EZproxy (authenticating using your McGill username). In the interim, you can access these resources by first connecting to McGill VPN, then open ACS resources. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Published: 23Sep2016

Schulich Library of Science & Engineering closing at 10pm on Monday, October 3

Please note that the Schulich Library of Science and Engineering will be closing two hours earlier than usual at 10pm in order for Facilities Management and Ancillary Services to shut down water supply and install a new water meter system. Work will begin at 10pm and should be completed by 6am the next morning. 

Published: 23Sep2016

Exhibition: Rural Medicine in 20th Century Quebec: Stories and Devices

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

This exhibit is based on the life a practitioner—Dr. Georges Lefebvre—who graduated from McGill in 1944 (MDCM) and practiced in Huntingdon, Quebec, for over 40 years. It includes a number of medical instruments used or collected by Dr.

Panel discussion: ART + FEMINISM + McGILL

Redpath Library Building Research Commons, Room A (enter through McLennan doors), 3459 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C9, CA
Image: Zeenyooneen (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia

Over 2,500 people at more than 175 events around the world participated in the 2016 Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, resulting in over 3,500 new and improved articles.

Upcoming changes to PressDisplay, September 26

On Monday, September 26, the Library PressDisplay desktop platform is being updated. You will still be able to access the same worldwide newspaper content as well as create a personal account to customise your home newspaper feed or create your own collections. This update does not affect the PressReader mobile app.

Published: 19Sep2016

RESOLVED: Problems with WorldCat and Colombo ILL search results

Update, September 23, 4:30pm: The problems with McGill holdings in WorldCat Local have been resolved.

Update, September 22, 4:30pm: The problems with McGill holdings in WorldCat are arising again. We are working to resolve the issues as quickly as possible. In the interim, the Classic Catalogue can be used to find holdings information for physical items. Links for eresources are working properly.

Published: 16Sep2016

Science Literacy Week @ McGill 2016


Science Literacy Week @ McGill is happening from September 19 to 25!

Exhibition: Celebrating Edward Lear

McLennan Library Building Rare Books & Special Collections, 4th floor lobby, 3459 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C9, CA
 [Two parrorts] by Lear, Edward (1812-1888)

Known the world over as the author of "The Owl and the Pussycat" and other "nonsense poems" for children, Edward Lear (1812-1888) was also an extraordinarily accomplished natural history painter, ranked by many contemporaries – and subsequent art


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