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Exhibition | Dr. Who: Travelling through space and time

1 Mar 2018
to
1 Nov 2018

The science fiction TV series, Doctor Who, has captured the imagination of countless viewers over the past five decades by exploring themes such as time travel, regeneration, telepathy, and extraterrestrial life. 

This exhibit showcases the history of time travel in the arts and sciences from the late nineteenth century until the debut of Doctor Who in the 1960s. 

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Exhibition | The World That You Know Through the Eyes of Muslim Geographers

1 Aug 2018
to
31 Dec 2018

Did you ever wonder what it would have looked like to travel in the Middle Ages? And what geographical information was available to travelers at that time?...

Exhibition | Nahum Gelber Law Library: 20 Years

29 Aug 2018
to
31 Dec 2018

2018 marks the 20th anniversary of the current home of the McGill Law Library. This spectacular building, named after one of our alumni and generous donor, Nahum Gelber, opened its doors for students in September of 1998 and has been a cornerstone of the Faculty of Law ever since.

To celebrate this occasion, the Library has created a new exhibition featuring original plans, documents, a student survey, a maquette and more! 

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Exhibition | Eating Montreal in the 20th Century: Dining In & Out

18 Sep 2018 10:00
to
21 Dec 2018 18:00

 

La version française suit

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Exhibition | Moving Against the System: The 50th Anniversary of the Congress of Black Writers

1 Oct 2018 11:15
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25 Oct 2018 18:00

The Congress was one of the most important Black international gatherings of the post-Second World War period. The idea to organize a Congress of Black Writers was first proposed by Raymond Watts, an accomplished musician who moved to Montreal from London to work as a train porter in order to support his family....

Exhibition | It Came From The Stacks! Spooky Selections

9 Oct 2018
to
15 Nov 2018

An interdisciplinary display featuring spooky materials from McGill's Rare Books and Special Collections - just in time for Halloween!

Book Discussion | Baddawi by Leila Abdelrazaq

16 Oct 2018 17:00
19:00

Join us to discuss the graphic novel "Baddawi" by Leila Abdelrazaq with Professor Michelle Hartman from the Institute of Islamic Studies. ...

Weekly tour | Public art at McGill

17 Oct 2018 12:00
12:45

Please join us for a 45-minute tour of art on the McGill campus that is designed for members of the McGill community, the Montreal community, prospective students and their families, and general visitors.

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Open House 2018 at the Library

21 Oct 2018 10:00
16:00

The Library is looking forward to welcoming prospective McGill University students on Sunday, October 21! We are offering a range of activities, from branch tours to drop-in visits to our world-class collections. 

Branch tours

Branch tours will be offered ongoing from 10:00am to 4:00pm. No need to register in advance.

To join a tour, please visit the desks at the following branches:

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Open Access Week at McGill

22 Oct 2018 10:00
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28 Oct 2018 18:00

 

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Touch Table Exhibition | Open Access Week 2018

22 Oct 2018 10:00
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26 Oct 2018 18:00

Check out our interactive touch-table exhibit and learn how open access is important to the scholarly community.

For a full listing of Open Access Week events, click here.

Exhibit locations:

Schulich Library of Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, and Engineering, main floor

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Lecture | Shakespeare's Voice with Professor David Schalkwyk

23 Oct 2018 16:30
18:00

One of the leading Shakespeareans in the world, David Schalkwyk is equally at home in poetry, philosophy, theory, and theatre. Among his many publications are the books, Literature and the Touch of the Real, Speech and Performance in Shakespeare’s Sonnets and Plays, and Shakespeare, Love and Service....

Weekly tour | Public art at McGill

24 Oct 2018 12:00
12:45

Please join us for a 45-minute tour of art on the McGill campus that is designed for members of the McGill community, the Montreal community, prospective students and their families, and general visitors.

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Vernissage | Microfiches [Open Access Series]

24 Oct 2018 17:00
19:00

 

Join us at the Schulich Library for the Vernissage of the exhibition Microfiches [Open Access Series], and meet members of the creative team behind this project. Light refreshments will be served.

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Exhibition | Microfiches [Open Access Series]

24 Oct 2018 17:00
to
30 Nov 2018 18:00

The majority of scientific journals are owned by an oligopoly of publishers that decides subscription fees. The high costs are even more problematic given that neither the authors nor reviewers of these articles are remunerated. Digital media has made possible the emergence of an alternative mode of publishing scholarly knowledge, known as open access. 

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