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October 20-26th, 2014 marks the 8th Annual Open Access Week. Academics and researchers are facing exciting changes as the global momentum toward open sharing of scholarship and research continues to grow. Open Access (OA) aims to provide access to scholarly literature with the right to copy, distribute, and use that information so long as the author is credited. Work that is published in an OA journal is free, timely, and available online – meaning that it is available to everyone.
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Are you a budding film maker? Do you like a challenge? The Lyons New Media Centre in Mills Library is hosting the 3rd Annual 24 hour film festival. The festival is open to any McMaster student, staff, faculty and alumni and takes place over the 24 hour period from Friday, September 19th at 5 pm to Saturday, September 20th at 5 pm.
Rabbi Bernard Baskin is a household name in Hamilton. He is known both for his many years of service to the congregation of Temple Anshe Sholom, the oldest Reform Congregation in Canada, which he joined in 1949, and in the broader Hamilton community as an avid reader, speaker, and columnist.
McMaster University Library would like to congratulate president emeritus Alvin Lee for receiving the lifetime achievement award at the Hamilton Arts Awards on May 29. The Hamilton Arts Awards celebrate Hamilton’s vibrant arts community and recognize individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to arts and culture in our community.
Are you interested in having a conversation with a human book? Coming this Thursday March 13th, 2014 from 11am-2:30pm, McMaster Library and the Office of Human Rights & Equity Services (HRES) are hosting the Human Library event in the Lyons New Media Centre of Mills Library.
Mark Cohen, The Khedouri A. Zilkha Professor of Jewish Civilization in the Near East, Emeritus, at Princeton University will deliver the 3rd Meyer-Schreiber Lecture on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 7:30 PM in CIBC Hall (MUSC, 3rd floor). The lecture is free and open to the public.
In honour of Valentine’s Day, we asked McMaster alumni to submit their stories of falling in love in the library once upon a time. Here are some of the great stories we received. We hope you enjoy reading them as much as we did! Happy Valentine’s Day—hope you fall in love in the library once upon a time.
In celebration of the awarding of 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature to Alice Munro—the first Canadian so honoured—the Division of Archives and Research Collections is pleased to present an exhibition highlighting Munro and 17 other Nobel Laureates represented in our collections.
The McMaster University Library’s Respect Campaign is holding a Twitter/Facebook contest for students during Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Week, Feb 10-16, 2014. We would like to encourage everyone to spread kindness every day, and this is your official invitation to go all out!