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McMaster University Library has acquired a rare, centuries-old travelogue that recounts the journey of Benjamin of Tudela, a Jewish merchant whose fantastic journey to Asia predated — by a hundred years — the famous travels of Marco Polo.
Posted on January 20, 2017 - 16:50

McMaster University Library has acquired a rare, 500 year-old travelogue that recounts the journey of Benjamin of Tudela, a Jewish merchant whose fantastic journey to Asia predated — by a hundred years — the famous travels of Marco Polo.

In 1946, 13,000 Hamilton workers went on strike– the largest in the city’s history. A new graphic novel a new graphic novel explores this tumultuous time with the help of materials from McMaster’s archives and maps collections. Image from: Showdown!: Making Modern Unions by Rob Kristofferson and Simon Orpana, (Between the Lines, 2016). Used with permission.
Posted on January 13, 2017 - 13:49

In 1946, 13,000 Hamilton workers went on strike– the largest in the city’s history. Now, a new graphic novel explores this tumultuous time with the help of materials from McMaster’s archives and maps collections.

Mike Galang, a first year PhD student in the Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour attended OpenCon, an international conference on Open Access after he was named this year’s recipient of McMaster University Library’s OpenCon Travel Scholarship.
Posted on December 14, 2016 - 15:46

After attending an international conference on Open Access (OA), not only has Mike Galang become a passionate advocate for OA publishing of scholarly articles, he’s looking for ways to engage with other graduate students on this important issue.

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