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McGill Library website has gone mobile!

McGill Library is pleased to announce the official launch of a new mobile library website as of June 1. Access library services any place, any time on your iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and most smart phones. Features on the mobile site include: Catalogue search, Course Reserves, Ask us, Library hours, Library finder on Google Maps, Library News, and FAQs.

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Published on : 01 Jun 2010

HSSL fifth floor renovations underway

A range of electronic compact shelving and a completely renovated "quiet study" perimeter will be installed over the Winter Term on the 5th floor of the Humanities and Social Sciences Library (McLennan Library Building). The collection will be accessible at all times while this work is underway, and extensive seating is available throughout the Humanities and Social Sciences Library.

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Published on : 12 Jan 2009

Trial subscription: Monthly Catalog of U.S. Government Publications, 1895-1976

The Library has trial access until November 20 to the Monthly Catalog of U.S. Government Publications, 1895-1976, a comprehensive index to historical information published by the United States federal government from 1895-1976.

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Published on : 21 Oct 2008

Trial subscription: Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals, 1824-1900

The Library has trial access until November 20 to the Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals, 1824-1900, an index to the authorship of articles published in Victorian Periodicals, and a bibliography of articles written by each contributor, using each pseudonym.

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Published on : 21 Oct 2008

Library closed for Thanksgiving, Monday, October 13

All branches of the McGill Library will be closed Monday, October 13 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. The Library wishes you a happy Thanksgiving.

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Published on : 06 Oct 2008

Trial subscription: National Socialism, Holocaust, Resistance and Exile 1933-1945

The Library has trial access until October 18 to the following database: Nationalsozialismus, Holocaust, Widerstand und Exil 1933-1945 / National Socialism, Holocaust, Resistance and Exile 1933-1945. It includes approximately 40,000 primary sources.

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Published on : 22 Sep 2008

eScholarship@McGill unavailable Monday September 8, 4:00 - 4:30 pm

eScholarship@McGill will be unavailable Monday September 8 from 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm due to server maintenance. We regret any inconvenience this may cause.

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Published on : 08 Sep 2008

Meet the stars at the McGill Library September 10

All new students are welcome to meet the stars at the McGill Library. Principal Heather Munroe-Blum, Provost Anthony Masi, Trenholme Director of Libraries Janine Schmidt, and our Library Orientation poster models, Abhishek Agarwal and Stephanie Nahas, will be greeting new students in the foyer of the McLennan Library Building on Wednesday, September 10, 2008, from 11:45 am to 12:30 pm.

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Published on : 04 Sep 2008

eScholarship@McGill unavailable Sunday September 7, 1am - 8am

eScholarship@McGill will be unavailable Sunday September 7 from 1:00 am to 8:00 am due to server maintenance. We regret any inconvenience this may cause.

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Published on : 04 Sep 2008

McGill Library in Second Life Profiled on CTV News

The McGill Library in Second Life was recently profiled on the My Generation segment of CTV News. The report, Not Just for Kids, is now available on line.

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Published on : 07 Aug 2008

SPARC-organized contest offering $1 000 prize for best student video

The Second Annual Sparky Awards, organized by SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition), offer a cash prize of $1,000 for the best new short video that portrays the benefits of the open, legal exchange of information. Entries must be received by November 30, 2008. For details, please visit www.sparkyawards.org.

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Published on : 31 Jul 2008