McMaster's Libraries are once again pleased to host this year's Annual Toy and Food Drive, in support of the Hamilton chapter of the Salvation Army's Christmas Bureau. This year's Drive runs from November 21 to December 16.
It is that time of the year when students have their noses in books, eyes are red and bleary from studying and stress levels are peaking. To help relieve a bit of the stress of exams, the McMaster library is hosting a few events for the students
De-Stress Zones (Lyons New Media Centre and Innis Library)
Stressed about exams? SHEC’s got your back! We’ve teamed up with various campus and Hamilton organizations to put together events to help you deal with the craziness of the exams. Remember that stress can cause a productivity decline, but taking a break can actually improve your efficiency.
The Reference Collection has moved from the 2nd floor of Mills to the 3rd floor, along the North wall of the library.
All materials on the 3rd floor are non-circulating, including Periodicals, Microfilm and now the Reference Collection.
Please ask the staff at the Service Desk on the main floor of Mills if you require assistance with any of these collections.
Since the inception of e-books and other online resources McMaster’s library has been working to keep up.
Dr. Stefan Reif, Emeritus Professor of Medieval Hebrew Studies and Fellow of St. John’s College in the University of Cambridge will deliver the 2nd Meyer-Schreiber Lecture on Monday, November 11 at 7:30 PM in CIBC Hall (MUSC, 3rd floor). The lecture is free and open to the public.
Calling all creative writers! Join Anne Simpson, McMaster’s Mabel Pugh Taylor Writer-in-Residence for 2013-14 for Write Bites, a writing circle & brown bag lunch to be held Tuesdays from 12:30 -1:30 on Nov. 5th, 12th, 26th, Dec. 3rd in Mills Library Community Room (L304).
They are the remnants of everyday life: letters, crafts, money orders, parcel receipts, sketches. They also serve as testimonies of existence in the many concentration, labour and transit camps throughout Europe in World War II. These materials and others comprise a moving display in honour of Holocaust Education Week, November 3-9.
Some of the Nobel Prize winner's correspondence with longtime publisher Douglas Gibson is housed in the William Ready Division of Archives and Research Collections.