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Open in Action: Open Access Week at McMaster

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Filed under Library News:  Archives & Research Collections Events Innis Maps, Data, GIS Mills Thode

McMaster University Libraries invites you to a series of events scheduled from October 20 to 28. Check the Schedule at a Glance for an overview of the week's activities, or the Full Schedule for more detailed event information.


New and waiting to be discovered!

Submitted by libwyckoff on
Filed under Library News:  Archives & Research Collections e-Resources Innis Maps, Data, GIS Mills New Books Thode

Every year, the McMaster libraries add tens of thousands of new books, e-books, journals, and online resources to the collection, spanning the wide range of subject areas that the libraries support.

It can be challenging for faculty and students to keep up as new items flow into the library each day, but there’s a tool built into the Library Catalogue to help everyone do just that.


Wi-Fi Improvements in Mills and Thode Libraries

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Filed under Library News:  Mills Thode

Over the summer, the Library funded the installation and upgrading of new and existing Wi-Fi access points in both Mills and Thode Libraries.


Your MAC ID: Keeping Your 'Digital Key' Safe and Secure

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Filed under Library News:  Alerts e-Resources Innis Mills Thode Web Resources

With the start of a new term upon us, the McMaster University Library is encouraging new and returning students to adopt stronger digital security practices.

Your MAC ID is your personal digital key to unlocking access to expensive databases and journals and other licensed content offered through the University Library.

Treat your MAC ID as you would treat your online banking:


Update: Completed - Crane work closes some areas of Mills Library

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Filed under Library News:  Mills

Several areas of Mills Library will be unavailable on Thursday August 25th, as a precautionary safety measure while some very large crane work related to HVAC replacement is taking place just outside the building.


Graduate Student Travel Scholarship Available!

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Filed under Library News:  Innis Mills Research @ McMaster Thode

McMaster University Library is pleased to offer a travel scholarship for one McMaster graduate student to attend OpenCon 2016.


The Legacy of Austin Clarke

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

Distinguished Canadian author Austin Clarke passed away over the weekend. A manuscript of his Giller Prize-winning novel “The Polished Hoe” is among the extensive materials belonging to Clarke that are housed in McMaster’s archives.


Breathing new life into a medieval gem

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Filed under Library News:  Mills

It took more than eight months, but thanks to modern restoration techniques and skilful artistry, McMaster’s Book of Hours now looks as it did when it was first created 545 years ago.


Memorial Service for former University Librarian, Graham R. Hill

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Filed under Library News:  Innis Mills Thode

A memorial service for former University Librarian Graham R. Hill will be held tonight at 7:00 pm in the Great Hall of the University Club. Hill, who was the University Librarian from 1979 until his retirement in 2005, passed away on April 13. He also served as president of the University Club for many years.

Hill received a B.A. from the University of Newcastle-on-Tyne in 1968, an M.A. from the University of Lancaster in 1969, and an M.L.S. from the University of Western Ontario in 1970. He came to McMaster in January 1971.


Unique items from McMaster's archives explore perspectives on peace

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Filed under Library News:  Mills

The current exhibit in the William Ready Division of Archives and Research Collections is shining a light on the work of renowned peace activists, part of the university-wide Perspectives on Peace initiative.


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