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Halloween at the Library

Redpath Library Building Research Commons, 3459 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C9, CA


Monster Movie Marathon

Reading: Osler Library Medical Student Essay Contest

McIntyre Medical Building, 3655 Promenade Sir William Osler Jonathan C. Meakins Auditorium, 5th Floor

Come hear the presentations by the three finalists of the Pam and Rolando Del Maestro William Osler Medical Students Essay Contest

Library Blogs, Library Matters unavailable Tuesday, October 18, 8am to 9am

McGill Library Blogs and Library Matters will be unavailable Tuesday, October 18, 2016 from 8am to 9am for scheduled maintenance.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Published: 14Oct2016

Lecture: “From ‘nothing but a pasenger [sic]’ to Canadian Hero: Paul Kane's ‘Authorship’ of Wanderings of an Artist (1859)”

McLennan-Redpath Library complex Research Commons, Room A , 3459 McTavish Street, Montreal, QC, H3A0C9, CA

All are invited to attend a compelling lecture on Paul Kane’s Wanderings of an Artist (1859), delivered by Emeritus Professor Ian MacLaren (University of Alberta). 

Library hours over Thanksgiving weekend

Most Library branches will be closed on Monday, October 10 (Thanksgiving Day, Canada). Many Library branches will be open with modified hours for study over the weekend, with some offering services. Please visit the individual branch pages on the Library website for details regarding opening and service hours.

The Humanities and Social Sciences Library, located in the McLennan-Redpath Library Complex, will be open for study on Monday, October 10 from 8am to midnight. Services will be closed.

Published: 7Oct2016

Database trial: Drama Online

We have a trial of Drama Online until November 20, 2016. 

It includes the main collection of over 1000 playtexts from pre-eminent theatre lists such as Methuen Drama, Faber and Faber, and Arden Shakespeare, as well as contextual and critical background through scholarly works and practical guides. It also includes Shakespeare’s Globe On Screen (Shakespeare productions recorded live on stage in high definition), audio recordings from L.A. Theatre Works and more.

Published: 6Oct2016

Open Access Week International at McGill


“Open Access” to information – free, immediate, online access to the results of scholarly research, and the right to use and re-use those results – is transforming the way research and scientific inquiry is being conducted.

Extended study hours at Macdonald Campus Library begin October 1

Extended study hours at Macdonald Campus Library will begin on October 1, 2016. From October 1 through December 20, in addition to the regular service hours, the Library will be open for study Monday to Thursday from 6 to 10pm and Saturdays from 12 to 8pm.

Extended hours at Macdonald Campus Library are generously supported by the Macdonald Campus Students' Society, the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, and the McGill Library.

Published: 30Sep2016

Shakespeare Lecture: Graham Abbey

Leacock Building Room 232, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 2T7, CA

The Shakespeare Lecture is presented by the Friends of the McGill Library in partnership with the Straford Festival.


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