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New York Times available through ProQuest National Newspapers

The New York Times recently initiated a paywall for access to their website. The New York Times does not yet offer an institutional subscription. An alternative is Proquest National Newspapers. It contains scanned full-text (no images) of NYTimes from 1980-present. Library is offering access to this database on a trial basis. Please try this database. Send feedback to: valerie.fortin@mcgill.ca

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 07 Apr 2011

Spirit Book Scanner: Scan to Your USB Key

McGill Library is testing the Spirit Book Scanner -- a self-service machine that gives users a real time preview and saves directly to USB.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 31 Mar 2011

La Presse - Usine à livres de poche à l'université McGill

À l'ère des tablettes numériques et du livre électronique, l'Université McGill s'est récemment dotée d'une «imprimerie de poche» capable de fabriquer des bouquins de papier sur demande, en seulement cinq minutes. Le dispositif, appellé Espresso Book Machine, lui permet de donner une deuxième vie à des livres très anciens qu'elle hésitait à laisser sortir de sa bibliothèque...

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 29 Mar 2011

Restricted access to Osler Library on Wednesday March 30

The Osler Library’s reference service, journals, rare material consulting and access to the 4th floor mezzanine will not be available from 12:00-4:00 p.m. on Wednesday March 30, 2011. The Library’s circulating collection will still be available and access is via the internal staircase in the Life Sciences Library.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 28 Mar 2011

Printing at Redpath Library Building not available on Tuesday, March 22, 2011 from 6:00am to 9:00am

Due to uPrint implementation, printing will be unavailable in the Redpath Library Building, including the Cyberthèque, on Tuesday March 22, from 6:00 AM until approximately 9:00 AM. For more information on uPrint: http://knowledgebase.mcgill.ca/it/easylink/article.html?id=11101

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 21 Mar 2011

Schulich Library of Science and Engineering closing early on Monday, March 28

lease take note that due to a major power shutdown that will be affecting the Schulich Library on Monday March 28 (from 21:00), 2011, that we will be closing the Library at 20:30 and reopening it at normal time on Tuesday March 29 - i.e. 08:30.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 21 Mar 2011

Library's new renovation web page features daily construction updates

McGill community can now access up-to-the-minute information on the McLennan-Redpath building complex construction developments on the Library's Renovations web page. The web page features a News of the Day section. Sub-pages of interest include a Schedule and FAQ section. All pages will be updated regularly. Library's Renovations page: http://www.mcgill.ca/library/library-about/renovations/

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 14 Mar 2011

Life Sciences Library closed from 5 p.m. on Friday, March 18 until 8:30am on Monday, March 21

Due to a major electrical shutdown in the McIntyre Building, the Life Sciences Library will be closing at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 18th , and reopening at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, March 21st.. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 14 Mar 2011

UpToDate now available for off-campus users

UpToDate is now available from the McGill VPN and Web VPN! Now any McGill student, faculty or staff will be able to access UpToDate remotely from anywhere.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 07 Mar 2011

uPrint being tested at Schulich Library of Science and Engineering

uPrint, McGill's new campus-wide copy and print management service, is currently being tested at the Schulich Library of Science and Engineering.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 28 Feb 2011

CLOSURE: Group Study Zone (Redpath Library Building) Closed on Tuesday, March 1 from 1-7pm.

On Tuesday, March 1, 2011 from 1:00pm-7:00pm, the Group Study Zone (including group study rooms 22A, 22B and 22C) located on the main floor of the Redpath Library Building will be closed for the McGill Living Library event.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 25 Feb 2011

Restricted access to McIntyre Building and Osler Library on February 25-27

As a result of the crane used for the renovation of the McIntyre Building being removed, access to the building and to the Osler Library will be restricted.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 22 Feb 2011

Relocation of Management Collection to Humanities & Social Sciences Library results in increase in study and teaching spaces at Business Information Centre

As part of the University's overall plan to improve student services, the McGill Library is realigning both the Management Library staff and collections to provide better service and access to information for all McGill students and faculty. As a result Management Collection will be relocated to the 4th floor of the Humanities and Social Studies Library.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 21 Feb 2011

Financial Times Historical Archive (1888-2006) now available

The McGill Library now offers access to the Financial Times Historical Archive.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 21 Feb 2011

Osler Library reference and rare materials closing early on Tuesday, February 15

Due to a special event the Osler Library’s reference service and rare material consulting will not be available from 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 15.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 14 Feb 2011