special collections

Rare Books & Special Collections Bilingual Guided Tour


Join us for a 1 hour bilingual guided tour of Rare Books & Special Collections as part of McGill's Open House. It's an amazing opportunity to get an up-close look at this wonderful collection!


christopher.lyons [at] mcgill.ca (Christopher Lyons) 514-398-4708Head Librarian richard.virr [at] mcgill.ca (Dr. Richard Virr) 514-398-2170 Senior Curator

About the Birks Reading Room

The history of the Religious Studies collection at McGill began as a co-operative venture in 1912 when the Joint Board of Theological Colleges affiliated to McGill University was established,...

About the Macdonald Campus Library

The Macdonald Campus Library is located in the Barton Building....

About the Schulich Library of Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, and Engineering

The Schulich Library of Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, and Engineering supports the teaching, learning and research of the staff and students of the Faculties of Dentistry, Engineering, Medicine...

About the Edward Rosenthall Library

June 30, 2015Announcement: Math Collection housed in the Edward Rosenthall Library to move this summer...

About the Islamic Studies Library

The Islamic Studies library was founded, along with the Institute of Islamic Studies by Prof. Wilfred Cantwell Smith, in 1952. The library has grown from a modest departmental collection to a very...

About the Education Curriculum Resources Centre

The McGill Library and the Faculty of Education are transforming the former Education Library located on the 1st floor of the Faculty of Education Building....


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