Downtime for Library Blogs and Library Matters due to upgrade, March 20 8:30am to 9am

Published: 19Mar2018

McGill Library Blogs and Library Matters will be unavailable Tuesday, March 20, 2018 from 8:30am to 9am for a scheduled WordPress upgrade. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Lecture | Voltaire and the Art of the Miscellany


Voltaire was a hugely prolific writer of short prose works. René Pomeau, in a rare bon mot, writes that Voltaire is ‘interminably brief’.

@McGill_Rare Instagram Collective acknowledged with Principal's Prize for Public Engagement Through Media - Special Recognition

Published: 16Mar2018

Congrats! On Thursday, March, 15, 2018, our colleagues behind the scenes of the McGill Rare Books Instagram feed were presented with a McGill University Principal's Prize for Public Engagement...

McLennan Library Building Water Shutdown March 21, 10pm to 6am

Published: 13Mar2018

Please note, water will be shut off at the McLennan Library Building on Wednesday, March 21 at 10pm until 6am on Thursday, March 22. All six floors are affected. This shutdown is necessary for the...

Mossman Lecture | Why is Climate Action So Hard?


The Mossman Endowment of McGill University presents the D. Lorne Gales Lecture in the History of Science.  Why is it so hard to address the problems of climate change? 

Exhibition | Celebrating Black History Month


This exhibit celebrates Black History Month and highlights some of the archival and special collections housed at the McGill University Archives and Rare Books and Special Collections.


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