Exhibition: Illuminated Qur'ans


The Arabic writing used for setting down the sacred text of the Qur’an subsequently went under a diffusion corresponding to the expansion of the Islamic faith and to the development of the Islamic...

Exhibition: Jewish Bibliophilia: Sacred and Secular


What drives humans to collect? Walter Benjamin, the early 20th century philosopher and cultural critic, commented: “O bliss of the collector… Ownership is the most intimate relationship one can...

Downtime for McGill WorldCat and McGill Full Text links, June 4-5

Published: 19May2016

Due to scheduled maintenance, the following services and systems will be unavailable from June 4, 2016 at 9pm until June 5, 2016 at noon:...

The McGill Library's Islamic Lithographs digital Collection is now live

Published: 17May2016

The Islamic Studies Library Collections at McGill University include over 750 lithographed volumes printed in the second half of the nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth century...

A war hero in our midst: The story of George Irvine Baillie

Published: 4May2016

Have you ever noticed any of the 7 portraits hanging on the inside walls of the Schulich Library?  Each portrait has captured a moment in that person’s life and invites us to find out the story...

Colombo ILL downtime, April 16 and April 23

Published: 8Apr2016

Access to the Colombo Interlibrary Loan (ILL) service will be unavailable, due to scheduled server migrations:...

Symposium | Why We Remember: HIV/AIDS Media Now


Why We Remember: HIV/AIDS Media Now ​Feb 12–13, 2016 -----------------------/ahcsCategory: Dept. of Art History and Communication Studies