Innis

Laptop Lending Ends May 1st

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On May 1, 2011, the laptop lending program in Mills, Innis, and Thode Libraries will be discontinued. The laptop lending program requires significant expenditures for hardware and, in particular, for staffing to support the program.
 

New Art in the Learning Commons

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Students who are studying, working in groups or just hanging out with friends in the Mills Learning Commons are fortunate to be in a space that is enhanced by student art on the walls.

The Library has just installed an art piece by Amber Aasman, a Level 4 student in Combined Art and Peace Studies, the most recent winner of an art competition sponsored by the Library and organized in partnership with the School of the Arts (SOTA).


Latest Issue of Library Newsletter now Online

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The most recent edition of the McMaster Library News has just been posted online. If you'd like a print copy, visit Mills, Innis or Thode to pick one up at a service desk.


Back by Popular Demand - Innis to open on Saturdays

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Beginning March 12th, the Innis Library (located in KTH Room 108) will be open on Saturdays from 11am to 5pm.

The initial decision to close Innis on weekends was made based on gate counts and usage statistics. The Library has responded to the increasing demand for more study space from Commerce students by re-opening on Saturdays, providing limited service only. Innis Library has seating for over 200 students. It not only has a quiet study area, but also a silent study room and 7 bookable group study rooms.


Walk Good: Celebrating Miss Lou

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President Patrick Deane and University Librarian Jeff Trzeciak recently hosted an event to celebrate the legacy of Jamaican cultural icon Louise Bennett Coverley, affectionately known as Miss Lou.


Emetic, Not Aphrodisiac: The Misguided Censorship of James Joyce’s Ulysses

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Filed under Library News:  Archives & Research Collections Innis Mills Thode

Seventy years after the death of James Joyce in 1941, it’s appropriate that Ulysses, his literary masterpiece, should be chosen as the notable book during Freedom to Read Week.


Congratulations to Karen Nicholson, Teaching & Learning Librarian

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The Library would like to congratulate Karen Nicholson on her recent appointment as a faculty member for the Information Literacy Immersion Programs.


Labour Studies Poster Session in Mills

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Work is an important determinant of the health and wellbeing of individuals, households and communities.
 


Iraqi librarians learn tricks of the trade at McMaster

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Two Iraqi librarians are at McMaster this week receiving training that will help in the rebuilding of their war-torn country.


Not an Ordinary Love Story

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Filed under Library News:  Mills Innis Thode Archives & Research Collections

Author Stephen Reid penned his first novel in Kingston Penitentiary.  He also began a love affair behind bars that still lasts today.


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