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Science Literacy Week @ McGill 2019

16 Sep 2019
to
22 Sep 2019

For the fifth year running, McGill Library has planned a wide range of activities across both of McGill's campuses.

Events will include:

*A tour of temperature sensors on campus with Professor Raja Sengupta

*A tour of the recently redesigned Maude Abbott Medical Museum

EndNote Essentials

23 Sep 2019 10:00
11:30

This workshop provides a hands-on introduction and overview of EndNote, a reference management software. In this session, students will be introduced to the concept of bibliographic management software, learn to collect references from bibliographic databases and organize them efficiently in EndNote, and learn how to use EndNote in conjunction with Microsoft Word to generate citations and bibliographies.

Launch | Reading with Austen: The Digital Recreation of an Eighteenth-Century Library

24 Sep 2019 17:30
19:30

Join Peter Sabor and Catherine Nygren for the launch of the Burney Centre's new website, Reading with Austen (www.readingwithausten.com), a digital recreation of the Library of Godmersham Park, the home of Jane Austen’s wealthy brother Edward Austen Knight.

Weekly tour | Public art at McGill

25 Sep 2019 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.

Tours will be led by members of the Visual Arts Collection team and will take place every Wednesday at noon.

Literature Review for the Humanities and Social Sciences

25 Sep 2019 14:00
15:30

This workshop covers the main steps to creating a literature review for humanities and social sciences topics. Topic selection, finding and evaluating information sources and the structure of the literature review will be discussed. Special emphasis will also be placed on using a citation management software to create literature reviews.

Crafternoon @ McGill Library

26 Sep 2019 16:00
18:00

All are welcome to join members of the McGill Community for Lifelong Learning at McGill Library for knitting and other crafts!

Every other Thursday we will come together in a supportive environment with our crafty projects.

Needles and yarn can be provided to beginner knitters.

MyResearch - Module 1: EndNote Essentials for Agriculture, Environmental Sciences, & Nutrition

1 Oct 2019 14:00
16:00

Note: The MyResearch seminar series is restricted to McGill graduate and postdoctoral students.

EndNote Essentials

1 Oct 2019 14:00
15:30

This workshop provides a hands-on introduction and overview of EndNote, a reference management software. In this session, students will be introduced to the concept of bibliographic management software, learn to collect references from bibliographic databases and organize them efficiently in EndNote, and learn how to use EndNote in conjunction with Microsoft Word to generate citations and bibliographies.

Weekly tour | Public art at McGill

2 Oct 2019 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.

Tours will be led by members of the Visual Arts Collection team and will take place every Wednesday at noon.

McGill Conversation | Dans la bibliothèque, avec un chandelier : Romans policiers québécois

2 Oct 2019 17:00
19:30

Joignez-vous à l’auteure Andrée A. Michaud, lauréate du prix littéraire du gouverneur général, et à l'animateur Alberto Manguel pour une tournée de commémoration de la fiction policière québécoise, des temps du Vieux-Montréal à nos jours. Le roman policier (ou roman noir) a une longue histoire au Québec, dont une grande partie a été conservée à la bibliothèque de McGill. Cette discussion explorera la relation entre les histoires de mystère et la vie de la ville à tous les niveaux sociaux.

MyResearch - Module 2: Graduate Research Tool Kit for Agriculture, Environmental Sciences, & Nutrition

3 Oct 2019 14:00
16:00

Note: The MyResearch seminar series is restricted to McGill graduate and postdoctoral students.

Understand and locate different types of information produced at each stage of the research cycle, including books and ebooks, articles, and grey literature (such as theses, government information). Discover the wealth of information resources and services available to you at McGill Library and beyond.

Please select a session that corresponds to your discipline.

Finding Market Research

3 Oct 2019 15:00
16:30
 

Are you thinking about starting your own business? Do you just want to learn more marketable skills? 

MyResearch - Module 3: Search Strategies & Techniques for Agriculture, Environmental Sciences, & Nutrition

8 Oct 2019 14:00
16:00

Note: The MyResearch seminar series is restricted to McGill graduate and postdoctoral students.

Take your research to the next level. Learn advanced search strategies and techniques to make the best use of specialized resources for your discipline. Set up alerting services to help you stay up-to-date with the latest literature.

Please select a session that corresponds to your discipline.

Literature Review for the Humanities and Social Sciences

8 Oct 2019 14:00
15:30

This workshop covers the main steps to creating a literature review for humanities and social sciences topics. Topic selection, finding and evaluating information sources and the structure of the literature review will be discussed. Special emphasis will also be placed on using a citation management software to create literature reviews.

Introduction to Zotero

9 Oct 2019 10:00
11:00

Zotero is a free and open source software that enables you to organize your research, create bibliographies and insert citations or footnotes in your assignments. This workshop will introduce participants to the main functions of Zotero and will include a hands-on component. You can download Zotero here.

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