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Research, evidence and analysis for health-care decision-makers: The READ Portal

The Centre for Health Care Management at UBC has created a new resource to help health-care managers keep up with evidence from peer-reviewed journals, the grey literature (reports from government, NGOs and other organizations), as well as commentary in the media. The beta version of this new portal, called READ, is now being updated regularly.

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Published on : 01 Oct 2010

McGill announces three senior appointments, including Dr. Colleen Cook as Trenholme Dean of Libraries

McGill University’s Principal and Vice-Chancellor Heather Munroe-Blum announced today that the University’s Board of Governors, at its Sept. 28, 2010 meeting, approved the appointments of three highly experienced executives to fill positions in McGill’s senior administrative team.

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Published on : 30 Sep 2010

McGill Historical Collections web site launches

After years of exploring, the Principal’s Heritage Advisory Committee launched the McGill Historical Collections web site, a combination of gorgeous existing sites and many hidden collections.

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Published on : 29 Sep 2010

June-July-August edition of Library Matters @McGill newsletter now available

The June-July-August edition of Library Matters @McGill newsletter is now available.

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Published on : 28 Sep 2010

New issue of CuiZine: The Journal of Canadian Food Cultures

We are thrilled to announce the latest issue of CuiZine: The Journal of Canadian Food Cultures. In this issue, special guest editors Jean-Pierre Lemasson and Amy Trubek take a multidimensional look at terroir—all by way of a delicious exploration of the wine, cheese, and maple syrup industries in Quebec and Vermont.

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Published on : 23 Sep 2010

EndNote version X4 for Windows and Mac now available

EndNote version X4 for Windows and Mac is now available for download from the McGill software website.

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Published on : 22 Sep 2010

DynaMed available to CMA members

DynaMed, an evidence-based point-of-care tool for physicians, is now available to members of the Canadian Medical Association.

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Published on : 21 Sep 2010

Current database and eresource trials

The Library is currently running trials on several databases and electronic resources. Your feedback on the quality and usefulness of these resources would be greatly appreciated.

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Published on : 21 Sep 2010

Lande Reading Room closing early on Thursday, September 23

The Lande Reading Room will close at 3:30 on Thursday the 23rd of September 2010 for the Beatty Memorial Lecture.

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Published on : 21 Sep 2010

McGill Library launches e-reader loans service

McGill Library is proud to announce the launch of an e-reader loans service. McGill students, faculty and staff can borrow e-books and e-journal content from the Library’s extensive collection of over 2 million e-books and 70,000 e-journals and transfer the material to the e-reader for ease of access.

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Published on : 08 Sep 2010

Maximum number of loans on Overdrive doubled

The Library has doubled the max number of loans on OverDrive. You can now have up to 10 titles checked out and 10 on hold.

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Published on : 03 Sep 2010

JAMA editor to leave

CBC reports that the JAMA editor for the past ten years will be returning to Johns Hopkins University.

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Published on : 02 Sep 2010

Maintenance Downtimes for Library Servers

Several of the library's servers will be unavailable for part of the weekend.

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Published on : 01 Sep 2010

Changes to Borrowing Policies

The following changes to the Library's borrowing policies are in effect as of September 1, 2010.

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Published on : 01 Sep 2010

Howard Ross Library of Management now open 7 days a week

The Howard Ross Library of Management will now be open 7 days a week. New Sunday hours during the term will be 10h00 to 18h00.

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Published on : 30 Aug 2010