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Student Posters on Display at Mills Library

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Nature is the basis for our economic system yet we often overlook the dynamic ways that it interacts with the economy and people's livelihoods.

Library Annual Toy & Food Drive Begins

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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:

Your Opinion Counts!

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The Library has implemented a customer satisfaction survey developed specifically for libraries by the Canadian company, Counting Opinions.

November Twitter Contest!

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Our Twitter contest continues with a new prize November, a 500 GB external hard drive!

We decided to switch things up this month, so here's how the November contest will work:

MacLibraries Expo Winners

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This past Tuesday, the library held its first ever MacLibraries Expo event.  The lobby of Mills Library, normally a busy spot, was a hub of activity of a different kind, as library staff lined the walls with displays, booths and contests to highlight library services, resources and projects of interest to McMaster students.

Expo, Expo, Read All About It: Maclibraries Expo in Mills Lobby

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Mills Library's lobby will be an exciting place to be on the morning of Tuesday, October 20th.  Library staff are putting on the first ever "Maclibraries Expo".  The event, which runs from 10am to 1pm on Tuesday, will feature a number of displays to highlight various library initiatives, services and projects.

McMaster University Library Launches a Virtual Page Turner: Historical Perspectives on Canadian Publishing Website

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Which novel by Margaret Laurence won the Governor General’s Award, became a literary cause célèbre, and was an object of censorship in 1976? What is the history of hockey books in Canada? What has been the impact on publishing and book sales by Canada Reads (CBC’s annual competition of the “battle of books”)?

Twitter Contest Continues!

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Our Twitter contest continues with a new tweet and prize for October!

Canadian Publishing Event

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The William Ready Division of Archives and Research Collections at McMaster University Library is holding a launch of our latest digital initiative Historical Perspectives on Canadian Publishing.

Library Honours Legendary Jazz and Blues Musician Jackie Washington

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Convocation Hall rocked to the sound of the blues on June 3, as a crowd of 100 people came together to celebrate the music of legendary blues and jazz musician Jackie Washington. Dr. Washington, who received an Honorary Doctor of Letters from McMaster in 2003, has recently made a gift of his archives to McMaster University Library. “I am extremely pleased that Dr. Washington has chosen to leave his archives to McMaster where generations to come will be able to study and enjoy his amazing contributions to music”, said University Librarian Jeffrey Trzeciak.

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