This page is designed to provide you with helpful resources for providing online/virtual instruction to our students. Please get in touch with any of the librarians if you have any questions or need any help providing resources or research instruction to your students.
Many publishers and online platforms have granted free or reduced-cost access to their materials during the COVID crisis. Please view this list of resources to see if any of these options would be beneficial to you. If something looks interesting, please contact John Garrison, Jamie Kohler, or Becky Graham for assistance in obtaining access to the resource.
McGill Library provides access to a variety of virtual resources via the Online Journals and Reference Sources page, including:
We have a variety of e-book platforms/options already available. You can find them in the WISE catalog (Hint: Use the e-book limiter on the left side of the results page), or in the individual platforms listed below.
There are also many, many sources for open access books and other open educational resources. We've compiled a partial list on our Open Education Resources & E-Textbooks page.
Westminster has paid access to many films on the following platforms. If you do not the film you are looking for, try searching the full catalog. If the film exists on that platform, contact Jamie Kohler to submit a purchase request.
Need help finding a specific film in streaming format? Let Jamie know and she'll do the research for you!
The Librarians at McGill are ready to provide support to your students as they work on their research and learning, whether on or off-campus. We would be happy to work with you in any way that would be helpful, but to start, we've identified several options for virtual Information Literacy instruction:
McGill Library now offers a no-contact "grab-and-go" pick up service for any materials in our collection. Instructions for utilizing this service are here: