This week McMaster welcomes over 150 delegates from universities and colleges in Canada, the U.S. and abroad to WILU 2010, an annual Canadian conference about information literacy and library instruction. McMaster University Library is hosting this year's conference with sessions organized around the conference theme, Design Play Learn. Speakers will present on topics such as the development of information literacy skills necessary for academic, personal and professional success in the 21st century.
The Lloyd Reeds Map Collection in Mills Library will be one of seven McMaster campus landmarks open to the public on Saturday May 1 and Sunday May 2, 2010. McMaster students using maps, atlases and air photos know this location well. Now local citizens and visitors to Hamilton will also have an opportunity to see this beautiful space and some of the treasures in our collections as part of the Doors Open Hamilton weekend.
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McMaster University Library and the Department of Religious Studies are pleased to announce that Irwin Cotler, P.C., O.C., M.P., a constitutional and comparative law scholar and an advocate of human rights, will be speaking at McMaster University
Students in the Mills Learning Commons have not just one, but three stunning pieces of their cohorts’ art work to inspire them as they study, work in groups or just hang out. The Library has recently installed “Beneath the Tree”, a painting by Level IV Honours Art student Tricia Jagt, the winning submission in an art competition sponsored by the Library and organized in partnership with the School of the Arts (SOTA).
The holiday spirit is alive and well at McMaster's libraries as they host the annual Toy & Food Drive in support of the Salvation Army's Christmas Bureau. The Bureau collects and distributes toys, non-perishable food items and goods for pets for families in need of assistance from Hamilton and the surrounding area. The generous donations from McMaster students, staff and faculty help to make the upcoming holiday season a joyous occasion for all!
The 2009 Annual Toy & Food Drive, taking place Monday November 16th to Monday December 14th, is being held in support of the Salvation Army's Christmas Toy Bureau. The Bureau is committed to ensuring a Happy Holiday for children of families in need of assistance. Over the years, the McMaster community has generously supported this worthy cause. Your continued support is very much appreciated!
Toys for boys and girls up to the age of 16, non-perishable food items, and items for family pets are needed.
Looking for ideas? Infants and toddlers might like: