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Library's fall orientation campaign kicks off August 23

McGill Library literally has everything you need to get the school year started. Find it all – at anytime and from anywhere. What better time to explore what the Library has to offer than during orientation?

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Published on : 18 Aug 2011

EZproxy Now Available at the McGill Library

EZproxy is now available to McGill Library users. EZproxy is a quick, easy, and convenient method to gain off-campus access to McGill Library subscription databases. Unlike the Virtual Private Network (VPN), it requires no prior computer or browser set-up. All users need to do is to login using their McGill username and password when prompted. Users will be asked to login only once per browser ses

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Published on : 15 Aug 2011

Scheduled maintenance on eResearch Gateway (Aug. 7, 3 am)

Due to scheduled maintenance, the eResearch Gateway will be unavailable Sunday, August 7, 2011 from 3:00am - 6:00am.

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Published on : 06 Aug 2011

New Digital Exhibition: Art Deco and the Decorative Arts in the 1920s and 1930s

Art Deco and the Decorative Arts in the 1920s and 1930s pays homage to Art Deco. It displays examples of Art Deco design in various formats and styles including ephemera, popular magazines, book-bindings, typography and advertisements from the holdings of the Rare Books and Special Collections, McGill University.

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Published on : 04 Aug 2011

New Digital Exhibition: Shahnameh by Ferdowsi

This digital exhibition offers the visitor an opportunity to experience some of the heroes and villains of this remarkable epic poem. With 16 miniature paintings on display, the exhibition offers the viewer a diverse overview of this celebrated text as well as the magnificence of Persian painting. Visit the digital exhibition at http://digital.library.mcgill.ca/shahnameh/index.php

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Published on : 27 Jul 2011

Find It @ McGill: Scheduled downtime Wednesday, July 6 at 7 AM

Due to system maintenance, the Find It @ McGill service will not be available from 7:00 am - 8:30 am on Wednesday, July 6.

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Published on : 05 Jul 2011

New Digital Exhibition: People in the World of Print

People in the World of Print examines how people interacted with print between 1700 and 1900. People in the World of Print will interest anyone concerned with how the production, circulation, reception, and uses of printed matter shapes our cultural heritage. Visit the digital exhibition http://digital.library.mcgill.ca/pwp

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Published on : 23 Jun 2011

Library Summer Hours and Holiday Closures

The Library is closed on the following dates: Friday June 24, 2011 | FÊTE NATIONALE DU QUÉBEC Friday, July 1, 2011 | CANADA DAY Summer hours are also in effect. Please consult individual branch pages for full listing.

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Published on : 23 Jun 2011

Winners of the 2011 McGill Library Excellence Awards named

Trenholme Dean of Libraries Dr. Colleen Cook has announced the recipients of the 2011 Library Excellence Awards. The awards & recipients are as follows: McGill Librarian Excellence Award was awarded to Amy Buckland, eScholarship, ePublishing & Digitization Coordinator and McGill Library Staff Excellence Award was awarded to Peter Martinek, Library Supervisor, Howard Ross Library of Management.

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Published on : 02 Jun 2011

Osler Library’s reference service and rare material consulting closing early on June 1

The Osler Library’s reference service and rare material consulting will close today at 4:00 p.m. The library’s loan collection and journals will still be available and access is via the internal staircase in the Life Sciences Library. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Published on : 01 Jun 2011

New Digital Exhibition: Tower of Babel or Universal Understanding? The Art of Translation in the Eighteenth Century

This exhibition tries to address these and other interesting and sometimes perplexing questions about the practice of translation in the eighteenth century. This digital exhibit consists of 82 high-resolution images digitized from works held by Rare Books and Special Collections, McGill University Library. Visit the digital exhibition [http://digital.library.mcgill.ca/babel]

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Published on : 30 May 2011

Scheduled maintanance: eScholarship@McGill and eTheses on Wednesday, May 18

eScholarship@McGill, and eTheses available via the Catalogue, will be inaccessible on Wednesday May 18, from 10pm to midnight while maintenance work is being carried out on the server. We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause.

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Published on : 17 May 2011

Colombo unavailable to McGill Library users on Wednesday, May 11 starting at 9:00PM

COLOMBO will be unavailable to McGill Library users to submit Interlibrary Loan borrowing requests on Wednesday, May 11 starting at 9:00PM due to the implementation of a technical upgrade. This interruption will last a few hours. Please contact Valerie Mayman with questions. valerie.mayman@mcgill.ca | 514-398-4730

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Published on : 10 May 2011

William Osler street entranceway to the McIntyre Medical Building will be closed May 10 - 13

The Sir William Osler street entranceway to the McIntyre Medical Building will be closed May 10 - 13 from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm due to demolition near the entrance.

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Published on : 28 Apr 2011

Trial access now available for Marketing & Management series of Henry Stewart Talks

The McGill Library would like to announce that trial access is now available for the Marketing & Management series of Henry Stewart Talks. All members of the McGill community are encouraged to test this resource (either on campus, or off campus while connected to the VPN) and provide feedback to Amber Lannon, Head Librarian, Howard Ross Library of Management: amber.lannon@mcgill.ca

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Published on : 11 Apr 2011