Macdonald Campus Facilities

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Macdonald Campus Facilities

Morgan Arboretum

Morgan Arboretum

The Morgan Arboretum has 245 hectares of managed and natural woodlands, fields, and tree plantations used for environmental research and teaching in a wide range of courses. Eighteen formal tree collections contain groups of Canadian native trees and many useful and important exotics. In addition, over 170 species of birds, 30 species of mammals, and 20 species of reptiles and amphibians seasonally inhabit the property. Finally, the Arboretum features 25 kilometers of ski, snowshoe, and walking trails, a variety of forest ecosystems, conservation projects, and forest operations such as maple syrup production. A nature interpretation program is also offered. More information is available at www.mcgill.ca/nrs/facilities/arboretum.

Macdonald Campus Library

Macdonald Campus Library

Located in the Barton Building, the Macdonald Campus Library offers outstanding collections, facilities, and services to support a broad range of information needs. The Library's collections encompass a vast range of research material with a specific focus on the areas of agricultural sciences, nutrition, and environmental sciences.

The Library's website leads users to a wealth of information, including the library catalogue, article databases, McGill theses, and instructive web pages on how to gain access to the material and services available to users. The Library's eZone computers provide specialized software such as ArcGIS, STATA, and EndNote. Comfortable seating, three group study rooms equipped with LCD monitors, and a 24-hour study area are also available to you.

Librarians specializing in specific subject areas are available to help you find information for your course assignments or research topics, either in person or by phone, email, or chat. Research workshops are provided throughout the year.

More information is available at www.mcgill.ca/library/branches/macdonald, or feel free to drop by.

Macdonald Campus Computing Centre

Macdonald Campus Computing Centre

The Macdonald Campus Computing Centre is managed by McGill's IT Customer Services (ICS) unit. Undergraduate computing labs are open 24/7, year round. The labs offer computers running Microsoft Office software, scanners, and printers.

The IT walk-in support office, located in the Macdonald-Stewart Building, Room MS 2-025, is open Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For support on all central IT services, contact the ICS Service Desk by email at ITsupport [at] mcgill.ca or call 514-398-3398.

For more information and to search the IT Knowledge Base, visit the IT Services web page at www.mcgill.ca/it.

Lyman Entomological Museum and Research Laboratory

Lyman Entomological Museum and Research Laboratory

Originally established in 1914 and formerly housed in the Redpath Museum, the Lyman Entomological Museum was moved to the Macdonald campus in 1961. It houses the largest university collection of insects in Canada, second in size only to the National Collection. The Museum also has an active graduate research program in association with the Department of Natural Resource Sciences. Study facilities are available, on request from the Curator, to all bona fide students of entomology. Visits by other interested parties can be arranged by calling 514-398-7914. More information is available at http://lyman.mcgill.ca.

Brace Centre for Water Resources Management

Brace Centre for Water Resources Management

The Brace Centre for Water Resources Management is located on the Macdonald campus. It is a multidisciplinary and advanced research and training centre of McGill University, dedicated to solving problems of water management for all human and environmental uses. It brings together staff from several McGill faculties to undertake research, teaching, specialized training, and policy and strategic studies, both in Canada and internationally. The Centre draws on the wide range of facilities available within the University. More information is available at www.mcgill.ca/brace.

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