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RDC News: May 2019

May holiday hours changes, Saturday hours, and information on the RDC Researcher Showcase.

Apr 23, 2019


Save the McMaster Research Data Centre Showcase 2019 - sign up to present and/or attend!


The McMaster RDC will be holding its first annual 'Showcase' on Wednesday May 22 (10AM to 3PM) in the Lewis & Ruth Sherman Centre for Digital Scholarship, Mills Library.

The morning session will consist of brief presentations highlighting certain data sets, including LAD, IMDB, OCHS and linked administrative files. We will also discuss how Data Services and the RDC work well together. After a catered lunch, the afternoon session with consist of 4-5 researcher presentations highlighting the type of work that is being conducted in the Centre.

To reserve your spot to attend this Showcase, please RSVP through Eventbrite. Please contact Peter if you have any questions, or are interested in presenting.


May Hours Changes

This month we will have the following changes to our usual operating hours:

  • Closed all day on Victoria Day - Monday May 20th.
  • Closed on Wednesday May 22nd during the RDC Showcase (see above), open from 3:30pm-6:30pm.


Saturday Hours in May - On Demand

In May we will be offering some on-demand Saturday hours.  Please let the Analysts know if you wish to work in the RDC on any of the following Saturdays. We will be open on an 'appointment' basis, only if requested. Please email Anna at, or write your name on the sign-up sheet by the front door in the RDC. (Please sign up by the preceding Thursday.)

Offered dates for Saturday hours are:

  • Saturday, May 18th - 12pm to 4pm