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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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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.


Thank You: The Toy & Food Drive was a Success!

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The Frances McCrone Toy and Food Drive, hosted by McMaster Libraries has just finished yet another successful year. We wish to sincerely thank everyone from both across and off campus who made donations of gifts, food, pet items, and monetary donations to make this year’s drive a huge success! A special thank you to Library staff and students who assisted with the drive this year to help make this possible! All donations go to city residents in need through the downtown Hamilton branch of the Salvation Army, a tradition dating back almost 40 years.


Library Toy & Food Drive Nov. 23-Dec. 18

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The Libraries’ 39th annual Frances McCrone Toy & Food Drive will be held Nov. 23—Dec. 18, in support of the Salvation Army’s Christmas Toy Bureau.


Celebrating the ‘treasures’ in McMaster’s maps collection

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Members of the McMaster community gathered recently for a celebration marking the 50th anniversary of McMaster University Library’s Lloyd Reeds Maps Collection.


And the winner is...

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Filed under Library News:  Events Lyons New Media Centre

The Lyons New Media Centre recently rolled out the red carpet for the fourth annual McMaster 24 Hour Film Festival gala event.


Access Denied! What Is Open Access and Why Is It Important?

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Open Access Week 2015 is upon us! Now in its 8th year, Open Access Week (Oct. 19-25) is an annual event that promotes Open Access (OA) in scholarship and research. McMaster University Libraries, along with other libraries and institutions around the world, are organizing and offering a week of activities and opportunities to participate in this global movement. See the library’s Schedule of Events for Oct. 19-23. 


Science Literacy Week offers a wide range of fun, informative programming

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View a lunar eclipse, learn the basics of cryptography, test your scientific knowledge and win! All this and more during Science Literacy Week, Sept. 21-27.


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