Rare book linked to Franklin expedition acquired
The Blue Book, dating from 1852, features a detailed account of an expedition dispatched to the Canadian Arctic in 1850-51 in the hope of locating the doomed Franklin’s ships and sailors — or at least news of them.
Mills Learning Commons hours expanding
Mills Learning Commons will be open extended hours starting Sunday, Sept. 19 for the McMaster University community.
Meet Pasha Malla, 2021-22 Mabel Pugh Taylor Writer in Residence
Hamilton-based author Pasha Malla is the creative force behind seven works of poetry and fiction, including the story collection The Withdrawal Method and the novel People Park.
LinkedIn Learning renewed at McMaster for three years
LinkedIn Learning will continue to be available to the McMaster University community for the next three years.
McMaster libraries reopening in September
Mills and Thode libraries are set to welcome the community back on Sept. 7, 2021, with the Health Sciences Library opening its doors on Sept. 13, 2021.
Library expands eResources to support learning, research and instruction
McMaster University Library has grown its electronic resources during the pandemic, providing access to a treasure trove of materials for students, faculty and staff.
Library hiring student ambassadors, other student positions
McMaster University Library is hiring a number of exciting student positions, including two new library ambassadors, for the upcoming academic year.
HathiTrust ETAS deactivating as Mills and Thode libraries prepare to reopen
McMaster’s access to the HathiTrust ETAS service will be deactivated as of Sept. 3, 2021.
Students inspired by new intersession course on Black Caribbean and its diasporas
The course included the integration of archival material, specifically from the archives created by Louise Bennett-Coverley (Miss Lou) and Austin Clarke.
Announcing the 2021-22 Open Educational Resources (OER) Grant recipients
Nine faculty members, and their eight corresponding projects, will be supported as they build and integrate OER into their teaching in the coming year.
Watch: Archives Alive talk highlights beautiful books of the Kelmscott Press
The June event, entitled “The Whole Scheme of the Book": Williams Morris and the Kelmscott Press, was presented by Myron Groover, archives and rare books librarian at the William Ready Division of Archives and Research Collections.
Unwind this summer with McMaster library staff and their pets
Library Pets gives students, as well as staff and faculty, a chance to connect with library staff and their pets.