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Memorial Service for former University Librarian, Graham R. Hill

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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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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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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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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.


Words and Music: Readings from a Residency

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McMaster University Library, the Department of English and Cultural Studies and the Hamilton Public Library invite you to Words and Music, a special event featuring readings by Kim Echlin, the Mabel Pugh Taylor Writer-in-Residence for 2015-16.


No, you can’t read that book!

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February 22-26 is Freedom to Read Week. Visit Mills Library to explore a wide and surprising array of books that have at one time been banned or challenged.


New collection captures figure skating’s storied past

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Filed under Library News:  Mills

Few stars shine as bright in the history of figure skating as Sonia Henie and Barbara Ann Scott. Now a new collection is providing a unique glimpse at these and other superstars of the figure skating world.


Canadians more upbeat than US neighbours, at least on Twitter

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We watch the same TV shows, listen to the same music and wear the same clothes. But according to research conducted in the Sherman Centre for Digital Scholarship, when it comes to what we tweet, Canadians and Americans could hardly be more different.


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