Innis Library & Its Collections

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Innis Library & Its Collections
  • supports the academic and research interests of the DeGroote School of Business
  • located in Kenneth Taylor Hall (KTH), Room 108
  • officially opened on July 2, 1974; a brief history of the Innis Library
  • named after Harold Adams Innis (1894-1952), influential Canadian scholar and McMaster alumnus
  • current holdings as of August 2016:
    • over 18,000 monographs
    • over 100 databases for business research
    • current issues (approx. 1-3 months) of the following 6 newspapers in paper format
      • Barron's
      • Financial Times (London)
      • Globe & Mail
      • Hamilton Spectator
      • National Post
      • Wall Street Journal
        NOTE: All of these newspapers are also available online via the e-Journals tab on the Library home page
    • latest year of the following 21 business magazines in paper format
      • Advertising Age
      • Bloomberg Businessweek
      • Canadian Business
      • Consumer Reports
      • CPA Magazine
      • Economist
      • Euromoney
      • Fast Company
      • Financial Post Magazine
      • Forbes
      • Fortune
      • Harvard Business Review
      • HR Magazine
      • Industry Week
      • Investor's Digest of Canada
      • Marketing Magazine
      • Mergers & Acquisitions
      • Quarterly Profit
      • Report on Business
      • Wired
      • Workforce
      • NOTE: Most of these titles are also available online via the e-Journals tab on the Library home page
    • over 8,000 online journals & magazines related to business
    • some business related government publications
    • special collections include:
  • collection strengths include:
    • human resource management
    • industrial relations
    • management
    • marketing
    • information science and systems
    • finance & accounting
    • international business
    • business ethics
  • our collection development policy
  • call number guide to the Innis Library collection 
  • brief overview of services, facilities and resources
  • library directory and floor plan


Innis Library
Kenneth Taylor Hall - Room 108
McMaster University
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario
L8S 4M4

Phone: (905) 525-9140 ext. 22081



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Last Reviewed: May 17, 2017