What if Socrates had a Twitter account?

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To celebrate Freedom to Read Week, Library intern Madeline Donnelly has put together three short videos that ask the question: what if these great thinkers of history were on social media when they challenged the intellectual norms of their time?

Peter C. Newman: “This is like coming home for me”

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Peter C. Newman, a renowned author and journalist was on campus Monday to celebrate the launch of his latest book and to be recognized for the ongoing contribution of his archives to McMaster University Library.

Library Toy & Food Drive Nov. 18-Dec. 14

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The Libraries’ 40th annual Frances McCrone Toy & Food Drive will be held Nov. 18—Dec. 14, in support of the Salvation Army’s Christmas Bureau.

Open in Action: Open Access Week at McMaster

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McMaster University Libraries invites you to a series of events scheduled from October 20 to 28. Check the Schedule at a Glance for an overview of the week's activities, or the Full Schedule for more detailed event information.

Meet McMaster's new Writer-in-Residence: Monday Sept. 26

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The McMaster community and members of the public are invited to join McMaster's new Writer-in-Residence, Christine Pountney for a welcome reception and reading to take place at the Hamilton Public Library, Central Branch on Monday, September 26, 2016 at 7:00 pm.

Science Literacy Week 2016

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From September 19-25, celebrate the wonder of science. Learn more about the many events taking place on campus and in the Hamilton community.

Everything on Paper Will be Used Against Me: Quantifying Kissinger: Sept. 30

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Visiting scholar Micki Kaufman will discuss how she is using digital research methods and data visualization techniques to study the Digital National Security Archive (DNSA)’s Kissinger Collections which detail the former US National Security Advisor and Secretary of State’s correspondence during the period 1969-1977.

Chava Rosenfarb’s The Tree of Life: A public lecture by Dr. Goldie Morgentaler

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Dr. Goldie Morgentaler will be at McMaster on June 9 to speak about her mother, writer Chava Rosenfarb’s three- volume novel, The Tree of Life based on her experiences as a prisoner in the Lodz ghetto.

Winning art to "enrich" library experience for students

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Filed under Library News:  Events Innis Mills Learning Commons

Two art competitions recently hosted by the McMaster University Library provide an opportunity for students to apply what they’ve learned and for the winners to have their work displayed in Mills and Innis libraries.

Learn about 3D printing

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The Lewis & Ruth Sherman Centre for Digital Scholarship in Mills Library is launching its first 90-minute Introduction to 3D Printing course. Come learn the basic elements of 3D printing hardware and how to create successful print jobs. More details and registration available at Eventbrite. There are only a few spots left, but don't despair if it's full; we will be offering the course again in the near future.


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