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CALL FOR PAPERS – Play On! 2020 Research Colloquium at McGill Library, Montreal QC

"When we play, we explore the limits of the possible" –Thomas Hendricks.

This perspective on play is a useful one for libraries. The changing needs and services of 21st-century libraries, users, and education demand that we consider new ways of promoting engagement, interaction, and creativity.

Published: 31 May 2019

Update #3: Osler Library of the History of Medicine

Background: As a result of the water infiltration and recovery efforts related to McIntyre Medical Building fire incident in July, the Osler Library space in the McIntyre Medical Building continues to be closed until further notice. The Osler recovery team has been focusing their efforts on restoring materials and making holdings from the Osler Library of the History of Medicine collection accessible to users.

Published: 14 Dec 2018

Many Women, Many Voices; Stories from McGill Collections

ROAAr launched a new book, Many Women, Many Voices; Stories from McGill Collections with a fanfare, a celebration, and a successful sale by Le James Bookstore on November 8th.

Published: 19 Nov 2018

Update #2: Osler Library of the History of Medicine

As a result of the water infiltration and recovery efforts related to McIntyre Medical Building fire incident in July, the Osler Library continues to be closed until further notice. The Osler recovery team has been focusing their efforts on restoring materials and making holdings from the Osler Library of the History of Medicine collection accessible to users. 

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Published: 23 Oct 2018

New Digital Collection | Horae: Collection of Books of Hours

Horae: Collection of Books of Hours features Books of Hours in both manuscript and printed form, spanning several centuries from Rare Books and Special Collections at the McGill Library. In the 1920s and 1930s, Gerhard R.

Published: 26 Sep 2018

Update: Osler Library of the History of Medicine

As a result of the water infiltration and recovery efforts related to McIntyre Medical Building fire incident in July, the Osler Library continues to be closed until further notice. The Osler recovery team has been focusing their efforts on securing the contents of the Osler Library of the History of Medicine.

Published: 18 Sep 2018

Osler Library of the History of Medicine Closed

Early Friday night, July 13, firefighters were called to the McIntyre Medical Building to put out a fire on the outdoor terrace. The evacuation procedure went smoothly and no injuries were reported.

Published: 16 Jul 2018

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

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 Through Media - Special Recognition.

Published: 16 Mar 2018

2017 Pam and Rolando Del Maestro William Osler Medical Students Essay Awards

Huge congratulations to the winners of the 2017 Pam and Rolando Del Maestro William Osler Medical Students Essay Awards!

1st place (tie): Clare Fogarty - "Sanitation, Sanity, and (Moral) Suitability: The History of the Medical Inadmissibility of Immigrants into Canada (1840s-1950s)" (Mentor: Professor David Wright)

Published: 14 Nov 2017

Rare Books and Special Collections Travel Research Grants are accepting proposals

The McGill Library is currently accepting applications for three travel research grants to facilitate on-site research with our Rare Books and Special Collections.

Published: 8 Nov 2017

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