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New Redpath Book Display: Technology & Society

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 09:00
Come and check out the new Redpath Book Display in the Humanities and Social Sciences Library: Technology & Society. If you’re interested in the political, social, or psychological impacts of digital technologies, social media use, big data, or privacy and surveillance, … Continue reading →

Gabriel García Márquez’s Archive Freely Available Online

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:10
The Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin purchased Gabriel García Márquez’s archive two years ago and has now made about half of the collection available for free online. One Hundred Years of Solitude was one of the … Continue reading →

New Data Acquistion: 1971-2011 Census data tracted to Montreal neighbourhood NAMES

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 16:04
Are you comparing Montreal neighbourhoods over time and wish to look at census data by “neighbourhood names” (e.g. Plateau Mont-Royal) instead of compiling all the corresponding census tracts that make up a particular neighbourhood? Look no further. McGill Library purchased … Continue reading →

New books

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 18:04
New Japanese books McGill students have great interest in courses related to Japanese popular culture such as Japanese cinema, manga and animation. Each term more students registered such courses than the capacity could accommodate.  To meet the needs of teaching, … Continue reading →

New books in management and business at HSSL!

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 17:30
I’ve updated the list of new management and business titles with 80 new books that were recently added to our collection. New Books in Management and Business https://goo.gl/C999MK I’ve also included a list of the new titles below. If there … Continue reading →

Upcoming workshops at HSSL – December 2017

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 15:15
We’re heading into the last month of the semester, but there are still workshops happening! Here’s a list of what’s planned. Space is limited so make sure you click through and register today! Wednesday, December 6 14:00 Getting Started with … Continue reading →

New pocket dictionaries on 2-day loan at HSSL

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 09:02
Although the Library has an extensive collection of online dictionaries, we know that some people prefer to have a print dictionary next to them while they work. To help with that, we’ve have added a number of dictionaries (see the … Continue reading →

Third Annual Taiwan Week Exhibition at Blackader Library

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 12:09
by: Macy Zheng, Liaison Librarian for East Asian Studies In order to maintain its status as one of the top institution in Canada for teaching, learning and research, McGill University relies on the generosity of its partners to develop its … Continue reading →

Upcoming workshops at HSSL – November 2017

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 17:14
The last set of workshops for the Fall 2017 semester are happening in November! Here’s a list of what’s planned. Space is limited so make sure you click through and register today! Tuesday, November 7 10:30 Introduction to Numeric Data … Continue reading →

New books in management and business at HSSL!

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 08:00
I’ve updated the list of new management and business titles to include the almost 50 new books that were added to our collection over the month of October. New Books in Management and Business https://goo.gl/C999MK I’ve also included a list … Continue reading →

Some reading for the scariest of nights!

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 20:55
For those of you looking for some reading to pass the time this Halloween, here is a selection of over 100 books on horror published over the last 10 years. Frightful reading! 👻      

Who doesn’t love a good conspiracy theory?

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 10:01
Yesterday, after much anticipation, the United States government released more than 2800 previously-classified documents on the John F. Kennedy assassination. Included in the collection are letters, memos, diplomatic cables and other internal government documentation. Archival sources like these are useful … Continue reading →

Statistics Canada releases long form data for the first time since 2006!

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 15:23
Today Statistics Canada released the first datasets from the resurrected census long form. Profiles released today include: immigration and ethnocultural diversity; housing; Aboriginal peoples. This marks the first data released from a mandatory long form (which was eliminated for the 2011 … Continue reading →

HSSL is open on Thanksgiving, no services on Monday

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 09:00
Please note that HSSL will be open this Thanksgiving weekend. Saturday, October 7th Open for study 9 AM – 10 PM Borrowing services from 10 AM – 6 PM No reference services Sunday, October 8th Open for study 9 AM … Continue reading →

Access to FT.com and Financial Times mobile apps through the Library

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 10:39
While most of the Library’s online access to newspaper is through one of our databases, we do have a direct subscription to the Financial Times that provides McGill students, faculty, and staff have free access to the FT.com web site, … Continue reading →

PMB Online is now Vividata Target Snapshot

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 11:09
Vividata recently discontinued the Print Management Bureau Online database and replaced it with Target Snapshot. We now have access to this database up and running, and you can access it from this page: http://mcgill.worldcat.org/oclc/936375635 Note that if you are off-campus … Continue reading →

New books in management and business at HSSL!

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 09:00
I’ve updated the list of new management and business titles to include the 20 or so new books that came into the Library over the month of September. New Books in Management and Business https://goo.gl/C999MK I’ve also included a list … Continue reading →

Upcoming workshops and events at HSSL – October 2017

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 13:29
October is a busy month for workshops here at HSSL! Over the next few weeks we’ll be offering the following workshops: Keys to Success (library skills for undergrads; 2 modules) Endnote Essentials (citation management) Introduction to Zotero (citation management) MyResearch … Continue reading →

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