Humanities and Social Sciences Library news
Due to maintenance, eScholarship@McGill, e-Exams, and eTheses and digitized rare books accessed via the library catalogue will be unavailable from 11pm Thursday June 3rd to 5am Friday June 4
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.
The COLOMBO Interlibrary Loan system will be un available for McGill clients or library staff from Friday May 21 to Monday May 24 inclusive, while an upgrade to version 4.1 is in progress. Access to COLOMBO will resume on Tuesday May 25 in the morning.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.