Osler Library news
On December 1, 2015, the Life Sciences Library Service Point was relocated to the Osler Library of the History of Medicine (still on the 3rd floor of McIntyre Medical Building). Loans services, including course reserves, are now available from Osler Library. Please note, however, that course reserves materials for Nursing have been moved to Schulich Library of Science and Engineering.
The McGill Library and Archives is proud to announce that Christopher Lyons, the current Head of the Osler Library of the History of the Medicine, has received the prestigious title of Osler Librarian after a unanimous vote of endorsement by the Board of Curators.
After nine months of major roof and HVAC renovation work, the Osler Library of the History of Medicine is set to re-open with full service on Monday, January 5, 2015. This project, funded through the Knowledge Infrastructure Program, involved extensive roof work directly above the Osler Library as well as a replacement of the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems throughout the Library and the McIntyre Building.
Osler Library of the History of Medicine space & collection temporarily inaccessible until January 2015. Other services continue to be offered.
Originally published: September 4, 2015 A major renovation of the McIntyre Medical Building’s HVAC infrastructure is underway. This project, funded through the Knowledge Infrastructure Program, involves extensive roof work directly above the Osler Library off the History of Medicine as well as a replacement of the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems throughout the Library and the McIntyre Building.
The McGill Library is pleased to launch the Osler Library Prints Collection, a searchable and browsable website of 2,500 visual documents related to the history of medicine, spanning several centuries, countries, and artistic media. Straddling the disciplines of art and science, the collection is a valuable resource on the history of medicine and the history of portraiture. http://digital.libra
As of Monday, October 17th, the Osler Library of the History of Medicine will be accessible at the following times: • Mondays from 10:00am to noon • Tuesdays from 3:00pm to 5:00pm • Thursdays from 1:00pm to 3:00pm For help regarding Osler materials, please contact Christopher Lyons at: firstname.lastname@example.org
McGill Library honours and celebrates McGill's 190th Anniversary with this newly digitized collection of Old McGill Yearbooks from 1898 through to 1940. A rich resource for family researchers and historians alike, this slice of McGill's history provides an unique view of student life, learning and research. Browse through the years or enter a name. Explore Old McGill memories and stories told thro
On Monday, October 10th (Thanksgiving Day), 24 hour study access will be available at the Humanities and Social Sciences Library and the Schulich Library of Science and Engineering. All other library branches will be physically closed. Services (loans, reserves, consultations) at all branches will also be closed on Monday, October 10th.
For the duration of the work disruption, the Osler Library of the History of Medicine will be accessible every Monday from 10:00am to noon and every Thursday from 1:00pm to 3:00 pm.
The Osler Library’s reference service and rare material consulting will close today at 4:00 p.m. The library’s loan collection and journals will still be available and access is via the internal staircase in the Life Sciences Library. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
The Sir William Osler street entranceway to the McIntyre Medical Building will be closed May 10 - 13 from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm due to demolition near the entrance.
The Osler Library’s reference service, journals, rare material consulting and access to the 4th floor mezzanine will not be available from 12:00-4:00 p.m. on Wednesday March 30, 2011. The Library’s circulating collection will still be available and access is via the internal staircase in the Life Sciences Library.
Due to a major electrical shutdown in the McIntyre Building, the Life Sciences Library will be closing at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 18th , and reopening at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, March 21st.. We apologize for the inconvenience.