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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.