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McGill's new European Union portal

Tue, 2005-10-25 12:00

This portal was developed to tackle the complex maze of increasingly electronic information produced by the European Union. This is a comprehensive website, broken down by type of information (help tools, legislative, statistical and so on), which includes annotated links and guides. It is available in both English and French.

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Access codes in textbooks for online course materials

Fri, 2005-10-28 11:00

McGill Library is not tracking the access codes which come with certain textbooks to access online course materials. This is because the access code benefits only the first user of the textbook and adds to the cost of processing the book. Interested users may sometimes be able to find out about the online information by reading through the book, accessing the website, and checking whether they can

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'Can you trust Wikipedia?' column in the Guardian

Fri, 2005-10-28 14:00

A panel of experts were asked to rate the quality of Wikipedia entries in their given fields. With these results in mind, don't forget McGill Library subscribes to a large variety of online reference resources.

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Remote storage reopened for Life Sciences, Howard Ross, Schulich, Education, and Macdonald Libraries

Wed, 2005-11-09 07:30

Regular runs to the Currie Gym Library Remote Storage area have resumed and the facility has been reopened for access by users wanting to consult materials on site. Life Sciences Library staff plan to visit Currie Storage 3x per week to process requests, and the library delivery truck will stop at Storage 2x per week to pick up and to return Storage materials. Efforts to standardize retrieval proc

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Library Matters @ McGill: November newsletter now available

Thu, 2005-11-17 14:00

The Library's monthly staff newsletter is now available for perusal.

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Canadian Oxford Dictionary and more now available online

Thu, 2005-11-24 10:00

Other new online titles include the 2nd edition of "The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court," "The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature" and "The New Zealand Oxford Dictionary." Available to McGill users.

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Finding 'Article Finder'

Thu, 2005-11-24 15:00

To access "Article Finder" -- the tool which allows you to enter citation information to link directly to a journal or article -- please go to "Article indexes and databases"; the link is located in the upper right corner. You can also access "Article Finder" from the "Journals" page. If you have any comments regarding its usefulness, please let us know by clicking on "More information" below and

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Key greenhouse gas data

Mon, 2005-11-28 12:00

In light of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), please click on "More information" for "Key GHG (greenhouse gas) data."

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Trial database: International Bibliography of Theatre and Dance

Thu, 2005-12-01 10:00

The Library has arranged for a free trial of the International Bibliography of Theatre and Dance, a full-text database available via EBSCOHOST. Feedback would be much appreciated.

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SciFinder Scholar 2006 now available

Fri, 2005-12-16 13:00

We are pleased to announce that SciFinder Scholar 2006 is now available for the McGill community. Please click on the link below to download SciFinder Scholar for Windows or Mac OS X.

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