“It was a joy”: Reflections from the 2020 Mabel Pugh Taylor Writer in Residence
We spoke with Janet Marie Rogers about how she was inspired by the writers and storytellers she met during a most unusual year.
Applications invited for McMaster Open Educational Resources Grant Program
The grant program makes it easier for McMaster instructors to create and integrate free, high-quality online textbooks and other digital educational materials.
Virtual talk delves into historic newspaper of the American abolitionist movement
The upcoming Archives Alive virtual event on May 6 at 1 p.m. is entitled, "And I will be heard": Voices from the American Abolitionist Movement in the Liberator.
2020 Writer in residence program wraps up after a year like no other
Janet Marie Rogers, the 2020 Mabel Pugh Taylor Writer in Residence celebrates the conclusion of her residency with virtual events on April 24 and 30.
Open Access Agreements with PLOS Biology and SAGE means no Article Processing Charges (APCs) for McMaster Authors
The University Library is pleased to announce that McMaster has signed open access publishing agreements with PLOS Biology and SAGE through the Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN). As of January 1, 2021, McMaster authors do not have to pay Article Processing Charges to cover the cost of open access publishing in PLOS Biology or in over 900 SAGE Choice journals.
“Releasing Your Creative Voice will help students from any program look at things from a different perspective.”
Releasing Your Creative Voice is a new, four week, interdisciplinary course offered in May by McMaster Intersession and the Lyons New Media Centre.
New eReserves service increases access to course readings for students and instructors
After a seamless transition to eReserves, students will be able to connect, free of charge, to their course readings 24 hours a day.
Bookable, in-person access to media creation software once again available in Mills Library
McMaster University Library is once again able to provide undergraduate students with in-person access to bookable state-of-the-art computers equipped with a range of media creation software including Adobe Creative Cloud.
Book today for limited study space in Mills Library
As of March 1, 2021, McMaster students will again be able to book physically distanced workspaces on the ground floor of Mills Library.
“I hope it will help rewrite history”
The archive of Judith Robinson – a trailblazing Canadian journalist throughout the 30s, 40s and 50s – is shedding new light on some of the most influential people, ideas and events that shaped Canada in the mid-20th century.
Virtual talk explores the colourful and cunning world of wartime propaganda
From selling war bonds and collecting scrap, to recruitment and anti-espionage campaigns, archivist Bridget Whittle recently explored how governments used propaganda on their own people and their enemies during the first and second world wars.
Appointment-based access to Archives and Research Collections now available
The Library is offering appointment-based access to the William Ready Division of Archives and Research Collections to provide McMaster faculty, post-doctoral fellows and students with access to the rare books and archival materials they need.