Alphabet books are odd! A flood of these books were published in North America and Great Britain during the nineteenth century, and they continue to be so popular today that we’ve forgotten how odd the form is—and how irrational the rules of reading and writing in English can be.
Know your rights: What to consider before you submit to a journal and sign a copyright transfer agreement
This workshop will go over some of the main points to consider when submitting to a journal with regards to author rights. For example, what rights do you maintain?
This winter, wrap yourself in the warmth of a rare book! Though we can’t surround ourselves by the stacks or revel in the rare books collection in person, join us to learn how to surround yourself with a handknit cowl inspired by the holdings of McGill’s Rare Books and Special Collections.
Join us as we share the books that have been meaningful in our lives, especially those that help us get through difficult times. If you are interested in presenting, please email Christopher.lyons [at] mcgill.ca
Come with a coffee and take part in the conversation.
The academic community has recently seen a sweep of support for open access, particularly from funding agencies.
Special guest lecture from Clara Drummond.
Mossman Lecture | Science & Art in a Sixteenth-Century Workshop: Hands-On History in the Making and Knowing Project
The Mossman Endowment of McGill University presents the Elizabeth B. McNab Lecture in the History of Science. This year's lecture entitled "Science and Art in a Sixteenth-Century Workshop: Hands-On History in the Making and Knowing Project" will be given virtually by Professor Pamela Smith.