Maps, Data, GIS
Twenty-three maps from McMaster University Library’s Clifford Maps collection, which are believed to have been smuggled out of France in 1803 and used by the British to defeat Napoleon, are now on display at the McMaster Museum of Art.
A large-scale floor map, created by Canadian Geographic using trench maps from McMaster’s World War One map collection, is helping to teach new generations of high school students about the Battle of Vimy Ridge.
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The University Library and Health Sciences Library have now launched the new Library Catalogue.
On the University Library and Health Sciences Library websites, you will find Quick Search, which integrates journal articles with books and other library collections, as well as options to search only the catalogue and a refreshed 'classic' catalogue. We’ve created an FAQ document with tips and information about the new search interfaces that may be helpful in getting started.
McMaster University Library's Lloyd Reeds Map Collection has an extensive and varied collection of rare and historic maps that help chart the evolution of Canada. A new video explores some of these maps which date back as far as the 16th century.
Students in New Directions in Painting and Drawing (ART 3PD3) looked at maps in McMaster University Library’s Lloyd Reed Map Collection to find inspiration for a series of paintings, which are now part of an exhibit of student art on display in the President’s Corridor.
A map from McMaster’s WWI collection is part of a special exhibit now on display at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in France created to help shine a light on a unique set of artifacts left behind by the Canadians who fought at Vimy Ridge.
McMaster map expert, Gord Beck is featured, along with numerous maps from McMaster’s renowned World War One map collection, in the documentary Drawn to Victory airing Sunday Oct. 30 at 9:00 p.m. on CPAC.
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Every year, the McMaster libraries add tens of thousands of new books, e-books, journals, and online resources to the collection, spanning the wide range of subject areas that the libraries support.
It can be challenging for faculty and students to keep up as new items flow into the library each day, but there’s a tool built into the Library Catalogue to help everyone do just that.
A new digital exhibit and experiential learning project is using rare maps from the Lloyd Reeds Map Collection to help students better understand the art and craft of mapmaking.