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New at HSSL: Adjustable desks!

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 14:49
For those of you who prefer to study or work at a standing desk, you’ll be glad to know that we’ve installed 24 adjustable desks throughout HSSL. The desks are located in the following spaces: 6th floor, McLennan: 8 adjustable … Continue reading →

HSSL closed on Friday, June 23 and Friday, June 30

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 20:00
Please note that all Library branches, including HSSL, will be closed in observance of two statutory holidays. Friday, June 23 (La Fête Nationale) Friday, June 30 (Canada Day) For a listing of summer opening and service hours for HSSL, please click … Continue reading →

Alternate entrance to HSSL next week (June 19 – 22)

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 15:37
Cross-posted from the Library’s main news feed: June 19 – 22: Entrance to McLennan Library Building temporarily closed for repairs   The main entrance to the Humanities & Social Sciences Library (i.e. the McLennan Library Building doors off of the … Continue reading →

Update on financial workstations at HSSL

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 14:41
For those of you looking to use the financial workstations at HSSL, here is how things currently stand: We ended up moving all the workstations to their new location, Room M3-53B (3rd floor, McLennan), a room that we are now … Continue reading →

Financial workstations unavailable June 13-15

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 10:35
Due to the installation of new desks on the 2nd floor of McLennan, the financial workstations in this area will be temporarily unavailable for most of June 13-15. The following applications with be unavailable during this time: Bloomberg, Datastream, Morningstar, … Continue reading →

EndNote workshop in June

Wed, 06/07/2017 - 20:42
If you’ve been looking to learn how to use EndNote to manage your citations and references, now is your chance! The EndNote Essentials workshop is being offered Wednesday, June 22 in our eLearning Classroom. Click here to register! EndNote is … Continue reading →

What’s on Your Summer Reading List?

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 12:55
by Nikki Tummon, Liaison Librarian, Humanities & Social Sciences Library The Humanities and Social Sciences Library has put together a stellar collection of fiction (with a sprinkling of poetry for those who want to look arts-y at the beach) for … Continue reading →

New books in management and business at HSSL!

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 09:00
I’ve updated my list of new management and business titles to include the 20 new books that came into the Library in the last month. New Books in Management and Business https://goo.gl/C999MK If there are any titles that we don’t … Continue reading →

Workshops and other things happening in April 2017

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 10:29
There is only one workshop scheduled in April so far: EndNote Essentials, on Friday, April 7. Click through for details and to register. *** While the Every Stamp s Story exhibit continues through to next month, on April 7 it … Continue reading →

Virtual Reality/ Augmented Reality

Mon, 04/03/2017 - 11:36
by Chantal Petgrave, 3D Printing peer tutor, Humanities & Social Sciences Library I first experienced virtual reality (VR) this year at McGill in the HSSL Library’s Research Commons Room B. Equipped with an HTC Vive and a high powered computer … Continue reading →

Virtual Reality in the Research Commons: Launching Tuesday, March 14!

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 14:03
McGill Library has recently installed the HTC Vive, a state-of-the-art virtual reality system, in a room in its Research Commons space (RM 22A, Research Commons Room B). The system uses a headset, motion controllers, and a room-scale tracking system to … Continue reading →

Visit the NEW McGill Library Data Lab!

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 14:26
Hours Data Lab Workstations: Open when the Humanities and Social Sciences Library is open. In-person Consultation: Monday-Thursday 10am-12pm, or by appointment. Looking for a physical space on the McGill campus that can help you find and use data for your … Continue reading →

New books in management and business at HSSL!

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 12:32
I’ve updated my list of new management and business titles to include the 30+ books that came into the Library in February. New Books in Management and Business: May 2016 to present https://goo.gl/C999MK If there are any titles that we … Continue reading →

The History of 3D Printing: 3D Printing is (Probably) Older than You!

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 11:31
by Chantal Petgrave, 3D Printing peer tutor, Humanities & Social Sciences Library   Most people are unaware of the fact that additive manufacturing technology is not new process and has been around since the Reagan era. In 2009 when the … Continue reading →

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