Shakespeare Lecture: Graham Abbey


  A Muse of Fire: the enduring power of Shakespeare’s history cycle The Shakespeare Lecture is presented by the Friends of the McGill Library in partnership with the Straford Festival.

New! Booking group study rooms now uses McGill login

Published: 8Aug2017

Starting August 7, 2017, log into the Library's room booking system with your McGill username and password, in order to book group study rooms at the Library....

Room booking system downtime, Monday, August 7, after 8PM

Published: 2Aug2017

The Library's room booking system, LibCal, will be unavailable for approximately one hour on Monday evening, August 7, 2017, sometime after 8PM for a scheduled upgrade....

Macdonald Campus Library will be closed the morning of August 4th

Published: 1Aug2017

Please note, the Macdonald Campus Library will be closed until 2pm on Friday, August 4th due to scheduled maintenance. It is set to reopen from 2 to 5pm that day....

Exhibition: Treasures from the McGill Library Ottoman Manuscripts Collection


Established in Anatolia in the 13th century, the Ottoman Empire progressively expanded its domination to the Balkans, parts of Southeast and Central Europe, Western Asia, the Caucasus, and North...

ProQuest platforms experiencing connectivity issues

Published: 18Jul2017

UPDATE, Tuesday, July 18, 5:00pm: All ProQuest services are now available. Apologies for any inconvenience caused....

Services downtime: Library catalogues and online services


OCLC, the company that hosts many of our library online services, will be performing a disaster recovery exercise on their servers overnight on Saturday, August 5, 2017, 11:00pm through to Sunday,...

McLennan Reading Room closed for renovations from July 10-31

Published: 5Jul2017

From Monday July 10 to Monday July 31, the McLennan reading room/reference area on the main floor and south side of the McLennan Library Building (overlooking Sherbrooke and McTavish Streets) will...

Update: Platform Migration - ebrary and EBL moving to Ebook Central

Published: 3Jul2017

In mid-July, ebrary and EBL collections were migrated to a new ProQuest platform called Ebook Central. Due to this change, personal accounts from EBL and ebrary were moved to the new platform.


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