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Library to remain open during work disruption

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Published: 31 Aug 2011

Updated: Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 2:37 PM

The Library will remain open during the MUNACA strike which began on Thursday, September 1 at 6AM.

The Library has reduced Opening Hours in several of our branches. Our two largest branches, the Humanities and Social Sciences Library and the Schulich Library of Science and Engineering remain open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for study.

Service Hours (Loans, Reserves and Information) have been temporarily reduced in all branches. Complete details below:

Hours of Service and Study Access

The following table lists the opening hours for branch libraries:


Branch Library

Monday - Friday

Saturday – Sunday

Service Hours
(Loans, Reserves, Info)

Study Hours

Service Hours
(Loans, Reserves, Info)

Study Hours

Humanities and Social Sciences Library

10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

24-hour access

10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

24-hour access

Schulich Library of Science and Engineering

10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

24-hour access

Services closed

24-hour access

Education Library and Curriculum Resources Centre

10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Mon - Thurs. 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Friday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Closed

Islamic Studies Library

10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

10:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Closed

Life Sciences Library

10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Closed

Macdonald Campus Library

10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Mon - Thurs. 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Friday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Study Hours: 10:00AM - 6:00 PM

Services closed.

Marvin Duchow Music Library

10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Mon - Thurs. 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Friday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Study Hours: 10:00AM - 6:00PM

Services closed.

Nahum Gelber Law Library

10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

10:00 AM - 2:00 AM

Services closed

10:00 AM - 2:00 AM

Walter Hitschfeld Geographic Information Centre

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

8:15 AM – 10:00 PM

Closed

Howard Ross service point

Closed

Reserve items for management are now available at the Humanities and Social Sciences Library

Closed

Closed

Rare Books and Special Collections

Open on the following days:

Mondays 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Tuesdays 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Thursdays 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Fridays 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Closed

Osler Library of the History of Medicine

Open on the following days:

Mondays 10:00AM - 12:00PM

Tuesdays 3:00PM - 5:00PM

Thursdays 1:00PM - 3:00PM

Note: Osler journals and circulating books continue to be available through the Life Sciences Library.

Closed

 

Edward Rosenthall Mathematics and Statistics Library

Closed

Keyholder access for Department of Mathematics students and staff.

Book retrieval available [details]

Closed

Keyholder access for Department of Mathematics students and staff who have access to Burnside Hall on the weekends.

Birks Reading Room

Closed

Book retrieval available [details]

Closed

 

Services affected

In addition to the reduced opening hours, the following library services are affected

  • Ask a Librarian virtual reference available Monday – Friday, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM.
  • The Digitization on Demand service will not be available at this time.
  • A reduced number of daily newspapers are available. (Newspapers are available online through PressDisplay and other resources.)
  • Interlibrary Loan Borrowing for McGill students, professors and researchers is reduced (details). Urgent ILL borrowing request can be submitted, and students can use a CREPUQ borrowing card to borrow materials in-person from other Montreal university libraries (details).
  • Interlibrary Loan Lending from McGill Library’s collections to external libraries is suspended (details).

We apologize for any inconvenience these changes may cause.

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