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Library Ice Cream Social - Macdonald Campus

6 Sep 2022 12:00
15:00

I scream, you scream, we all scream for the Library's Macdonald Campus Ice Cream Social!

The event will offer the McGill community a warm welcome to the Library while providing the opportunity to interact with Library staff from different branches and departments.

After visiting two stations and learning a little about the Library, participants will receive a free frozen treat*.

Library Ice Cream Social - Downtown Campus

8 Sep 2022 12:00
15:00

I scream, you scream, we all scream for the Library's Downtown Campus Ice Cream Social!

The event will offer the McGill community a warm welcome to the Library while providing the opportunity to interact with Library staff from different branches and departments.

After visiting two stations and learning a little about the Library, participants will receive a free frozen treat*.

Hybrid Event | Gwillim Student Symposium

15 Sep 2022 10:30
12:00

Plants, climate, transcription techniques and more; researchers and students from the Gwillim Project share their research.

As the project draws to a close, this is a chance to hear from some of the Research Assistants and Associates whose work was crucial to the project. Their work included transcribing the Gwillim correspondence, designing and building the project website and interactive maps, and researching and writing case studies

Science Literacy Week @ McGill 2022

19 Sep 2022
to
25 Sep 2022

 

M is for Mathematics! For the eighth consecutive year, McGill Library is planning a range of activities for the Canada-wide initiative, Science Literacy Week.

Join us online as we delve into this year's theme of Mathematics.

Events are continually being added as they're confirmed here.

Introduction to Zotero

21 Sep 2022 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.

Hybrid Event | Scholarship at the source: Allister Neher on Art and Anatomy in Nineteenth-Century Britain

21 Sep 2022 16:00
17:00

Note: This will be a hybrid event. Please indicate online or in-person attendance on the RSVP form. We will limit in-person attendees to 35 people, and mask-wearing is strongly encouraged.

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Drop-in Exhibit | Science History Treasures from McGill’s Rare Books & Special Collections

22 Sep 2022 13:00
16:00

From the earliest illustrated natural history encyclopedia to Isaac Newton’s annotated copy of Opticks, our collections span the evolution of biology, chemistry, mathematics, and physics. Join us in person for a rare chance to marvel at medieval manuscripts, early printed books, original artwork, and other highlights from our history of science collections.

Hybrid Event | Illuminated Deities: Hindu Gods and Goddesses and Devotional Texts in McGill’s Rare Books and Special Collections

6 Oct 2022 12:00
13:00

Join Prof Hamsa Stainton of McGill's Religious Studies department for a lunchtime introduction to the illuminated Indic manuscripts of McGill’s Rare Books and Special Collections. This talk focuses on the relationship between the images of Hindu deities and the devotional texts with which they are paired. The presentation will include interactive examinations of multiple manuscripts and a detailed look at one extraordinary codex of over a thousand pages and 47 full-page images.

Hybrid Event | Hooked: Fishing for Ted Hughes, In and Beyond the Archive

27 Oct 2022 12:00
13:00

Join ROAAr and special guest Mark Wormald for a lunchtime fishing expedition into the archives of Ted Hughes. Using Ted Hughes’ collection of poems, River, and his fishing diaries as a guide, Mark returns again and again to the places where Ted Hughes fished. At times, he uses the fly patterns Ted recommended; at others, he uses his rods.

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Hybrid Event | Artist Talk: Angela Grauerholz

4 Nov 2022 04:00
05:00

Join us for an artist talk with celebrated photographer and graphic designer, Angela Grauerholz. This afternoon presentation investigates memory, the archive, and the subjectivity of vision across the artist’s own oeuvre. Grauerholz will activate ROAAr’s collections, which includes a large-scale photograph in the McGill Visual Arts Collection and Privation (2002), an artist book in Rare Books and Special Collections.

Introduction to Zotero

18 Nov 2022 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.

Online Event | Missing Voices: South Asian Perspectives on the Gwillim Archives

30 Nov 2022 10:00
11:00

Join us for the launch of the Missing Voices: a website that explores how South Asian women create their own archives today, and how they use and experience colonial archives made by European women in India over 200 years ago.

Hybrid Event | Warp and Weft - Weaving by the Numbers

6 Dec 2022 12:00

Weaving is both an art and a science! Explore the math and craft of weaving through the library collections and beyond with McGill librarians April Colosimo and Jacquelyn Sundberg.

Examine a late 19th century weaver’s sample book from the ROAAr collections, learn about the process and pieces of a weaving pattern, and the tools of the trade in this interactive event.

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Introduction to Zotero

7 Dec 2022 14:00
15:00

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.

Introduction to Zotero

14 Feb 2023 10:00
15:00

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.

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