Humanities and Social Sciences Library

The Humanities and Social Sciences Library is the largest library at McGill. The library supports the teaching, learning and research activities of staff and students in the Faculty of Arts, the Desautels Faculty of Management, the Faculty of Education, the School of Religious Studies, and the School of Social Work.


Borrowing and Accounts: 514-398-4734 | hsslloans.library [at] (Email)
General Information and Research: 514-398-4734 | hssl.library [at] (Email)


Basement of Redpath Library Building Closed as of March 28, 2024 for Book Move

May 26 | Planned electrical shutdown and closure of the McLennan-Redpath Complex

All locations closed on Monday, June 24 and Monday, July 1.
Monday to Friday
Building opening hours 8am – 9pm
Info Desk Service Hours 9am – 5pm
In-Person Research Assistance 10am – 4pm
Saturday & Sunday
Building opening hours 8am – 7pm
Info Desk Service Hours closed
In-Person Research Assistance

Floor 1 of the McLennan-Redpath Library Building and the Cyberthèque are available for 24-hour study during the period of March 11th to April 29th, 2024.


McLennan-Redpath Library Complex (map)
3459 McTavish Street
Montreal, Quebec H3A 0C9

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