During the course of a normal day, we create many kinds of documents: letters, photographs, grocery lists, notes, scribbles and maybe even a diary entry. It is such documents, which exemplify the pattern of an ordinary life and one that is interrupted with personal events and meaningful turning points that are found in the Margaret Watkins archive housed in the McMaster Archives.
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.
Review some of the new archival, book and digital collections which have been described and catalogued over the past 10 months.
A selection of works from the Winter 2012 2nd year painting course Studio Practice and Criticism are now hanging in the main staircase of Mills Memorial Library. The self-portraits were painted under the supervision of John Ford.
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Significant electrical work required by the construction of the Wilson building has made it necessary for Mills Library to shut down for two days during the Reading Week period, Tuesday February 18th and Wednesday February 19th.
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!
Would you like to be a Human book? Would you be interested in checking out a human book to 'read' their story?
McMaster Library and the Office of Human Rights & Equity Services (HRES) are hosting a Human Library event at McMaster University in the Lyons New Media Centre of Mills Library. The event will take place Thursday March 13th, 2014 from 11am-2:30 pm.
With a new term come new assignments and new research projects. And to the Library come new books, e-books, videos, journals, and many other resources. Want to keep up-to-date on all of these new Library materials? We can help! We’ve added a function to the Library Catalogue to show you the most recently added items across all of our collections.