Some of the Nobel Prize winner's correspondence with longtime publisher Douglas Gibson is housed in the William Ready Division of Archives and Research Collections.
The end of the "5-minute e-book" is coming!
We've heard from many of you that this collection of e-books, which allows a five minute preview before requiring you to request longer access and wait for an approval message, is a source of frustration. We agree that one of the major advantages of e-books and other online resources is immediate availability whenever and wherever you need them!
Aretha Franklin sang about it ... Rodney Dangerfield complained he never got any. Respect is a simple thing that our parents taught us, but sometimes gets forgotten about in day to day life.
RESPECT: treating others the way you wish to be treated. Holding a door open for someone; listening to each others views; seeing people for who they are; not being selfish with space; following the rules. These are just a few examples of respect in our daily lives. Small things can make a big difference.
Interested in learning how Windows 8 can help you work easier so you can play harder? A team of campus ambassadors are delivering trials of Windows 8 all year; look for them at the IT Help Desk in the Mills Learning Commons, the McMaster University Campus Store, or in campus hotspots. They are also giving away $100 Gift Cards!
LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION !!! The 2nd Annual McMaster 24 Hour Film Festival: Are You Ready to Put Your Creativity to the Test??
The Lyons New Media Centre is calling all aspiring filmmakers and creative minds to come out and participate in the ultimate test of video production skill: Can you make a 5 minute, award winning short video in under 24 hours while incorporating three key elements?
The entrance to the Mills Learning Commons from the east side of the building re-opened earlier this afternoon.
Late night studying (until 2am) will start this evening as well.
Please consult the Library Hours page for more details.
Thanks for your patience as we finished up this construction project a little later than expected!
Update #3, August 8: The necessary reindexing of the Classic Catalogue has been completed successfully and all catalogue and user account functions are working as usual. Thanks for your patience while we resolved this problem!
Dr. Brian Detlor (DeGroote School of Business) will take up his post as the Library’s first “Faculty Member in Residence” starting July 1. For the next year, Detlor will conduct several library-related projects for both McMaster University Library and Hamilton Public Library as part of his upcoming research sabbatical.
This summer several periodical collection moves are in the works:
1. Journals in the call number range BF1 - BF999 have been moved to Thode Library, to join the Psychology book collection which was moved there several years ago.
2. Journals in the A to C call number range are being moved into compact shelving on the east end of the 3rd floor of Mills library.
3. Newspapers on microfilm for which there are no current subscriptions have been moved into boxes then into compact shelving in the same area.