OCLC, the company that hosts many of our library online services, will be performing a disaster recovery exercise on their servers overnight on Saturday, 5 August 2017, 11:00pm through to Sunday, 6 August 2017, 8:00am.

This work will impact our Catalogue, Find Full Text link resolver, Question Point, EZproxy off-campus access, and Databases A-Z links, which all may not work during this scheduled time.

We apologize for any inconvenience. 


The McGill Library is pleased to present an innovative exhibit on the work of Robert Reid, including over 20 book designs and a selection from more than 250 pieces of job printing viewable on a Touch Table. It features more than 50 samples of new graphic designs from Reid’s current work as Digital Experimental Typographer.

Classified as: Friends of the Library

The latest Marvin Duchow Music Library exhibit explores the history of recorded sound through its rare collection of 20th century recordings and related ephemera. Cylinder, shellac, and vinyl records with varying disc and groove sizes, speeds, composition materials, colours and uses offer insight into the evolution of the medium.

Classified as: Public



The exhibition is in two parts.  The first part is devoted to the Battle of Vimy Ridge and to the memorial dedicated by King Edward the 8th in 1936 at Vimy.  The second part of the exhibition is devoted to remembrance; to the memorials and to the memorialization of the bravery and sacrifices of Canada’s men and women during the First World War.  Part I opens on the 7th of April and continues through November; part II, will open on the 19th of May and continue to September 22nd.


Classified as: McGill Libraries, McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, Friends of the Library, Canada150, World War I centenary, Vimy Ridge

Please join us for a 45-minute tour of art on the McGill campus that is designed for members of the McGill community, the Montreal community, prospective students and their families, and general visitors.

Tours will be led by members of the Visual Arts Collection team and will take place every Wednesday at noon. They will leave from the McGill Welcome Centre. Reservations not required.

Year round. Rain or shine.


Classified as: Friends of the Library