McMaster students closed the 19th century with a Christmas feast for the ages

Submitted by plessla on Filed under Library News:  Archives & Research Collections Mills

McMaster’s library recently acquired a copy of the menu from the 1899 student Christmas dinner, a document dating back to when McMaster was just 12 years old – some 31 years before the university would move from downtown Toronto to its current location in Hamilton.

Santa Claus is coming... to Mills!

Submitted by penfold on Filed under Library News:  Events Mills

You better not shout. You better not cry. You better not pout; I'm telling you why...

That's right! The big man himself has taken time out of his very busy schedule to visit Mills Library.

Santa Claus has come to the library!

De-Stress Activities in the Library

Submitted by moorer on Filed under Library News:  Events Innis Lyons New Media Centre Mills

It is that time of the year when students have their noses in books, eyes are red and bleary from studying and stress levels are peaking.  To help relieve a bit of the stress of exams, the McMaster library is hosting a few events for the students

De-Stress Zones (Lyons New Media Centre and Innis Library)

Mills Reference Collection has moved

Submitted by pottier on Filed under Library News:  Mills

The Reference Collection has moved from the 2nd floor of Mills to the 3rd floor, along the North wall of the library.

All materials on the 3rd floor are non-circulating, including Periodicals, Microfilm and now the Reference Collection.

Please ask the staff at the Service Desk on the main floor of Mills if you require assistance with any of these collections.


University Library strives to keep pace with technology

Submitted by plessla on Filed under Library News:  Innis Mills Thode

Since the inception of e-books and other online resources McMaster’s library has been working to keep up.

McMaster Libraries Host the Annual Toy and Food Drive

Submitted by perkovic on Filed under Library News:  Events Health Sciences Innis Mills Thode

McMaster's Libraries are once again pleased to host this year's Annual Toy and Food Drive, in support of the Hamilton chapter of the Salvation Army's Christmas Bureau. This year's Drive runs from November 21 to December 16.

Second World War maps provide digital treasure for researchers around the world

Submitted by plessla on Filed under Library News:  Maps, Data, Gov Pubs News Mills

A McMaster collection of 2,650 maps from the Second World War, once confined to paper, are now available to the world online.

Lessons from the past: what ancient Jewish manuscripts teach us about inter-faith relations

Submitted by plessla on Filed under Library News:  Events Mills

Dr. Stefan Reif, Emeritus Professor of Medieval Hebrew Studies and Fellow of St. John’s College in the University of Cambridge will deliver the 2nd Meyer-Schreiber Lecture on Monday, November 11 at 7:30 PM in CIBC Hall (MUSC, 3rd floor). The lecture is free and open to the public.

Write Bites: Writing Circle with Writer-in-Residence Anne Simpson

Submitted by plessla on Filed under Library News:  Events Mills

Calling all creative writers! Join Anne Simpson, McMaster’s Mabel Pugh Taylor Writer-in-Residence for 2013-14 for Write Bites, a writing circle & brown bag lunch to be held Tuesdays from 12:30 -1:30 on Jan. 7, 14, 21, 28 in Mills Library Community Room (L304).

‘Visual Narrative’ Commemorates Holocaust Education Week

Submitted by plessla on Filed under Library News:  Archives & Research Collections Mills

They are the remnants of everyday life: letters, crafts, money orders, parcel receipts, sketches. They also serve as testimonies of existence in the many concentration, labour and transit camps throughout Europe in World War II. These materials and others comprise a moving display in honour of Holocaust Education Week, November 3-9.


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