Mills

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

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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.


Late Night Studying during exams

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Filed under Library News:  Alerts Innis Mills Thode

This year you will once again have lots of options when it comes to late night studying during exams.


Shining a light on Hamilton’s aspiring writers

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Filed under Library News:  Mills

Mabel Pugh Taylor Writer-in-Residence Kim Echlin and seven local aspiring authors gave readings of their work at a recent event co-hosted by McMaster University Library.


What could the Library look like in 10 years?

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Filed under Library News:  Mills Thode

Floor plans from the recent Master Library Space Plan exercise are now on display in the lobbies of Mills and Thode libraries. McMaster faculty, staff and students are invited to view the plans and provide feedback.


McMaster Library News: Winter 2016

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Filed under Library News:  Innis Mills Thode

Breathing new life into a medieval gem, celebrating the treasures in McMaster’s maps collection, marking a key milestone in the Lyon’s New Media Centre. Find these stories and more in the latest issue of the McMaster Library News.


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