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McGill Teams Up with U-Miami

McGill and University of Miami sign a deal to work together on ventures in engineering and information technology.

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Published on : 14 Oct 2004

ICS reissues recommendation against installing SP2 to its Windows XP users

While still working to resolve known problems with Service Pack 2 on Windows XP machines, ICS maintains its recommendation against installation at this time. Updates on the situation will continue to be posted as more information becomes available. Meanwhile, ICS is recompiling recent problems encountered as a result of SP2 installation.

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Published on : 05 Oct 2004

McGill University names new Trenholme Director of Libraries

Janine Schmidt has been appointed as Trenholme Director of Libraries. Her term in office will begin on February 1, 2005.

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Published on : 04 Oct 2004

Email servers unavailability

Please note that the PO-BOX mail server will be unavailable from 06h00 to 09h30 on Sunday, September 19, 2004, due to a maintenance procedure. The STAFF and ELF mail servers may also experience intermittent downtimes during this period. Incoming mail will be queued and delivered when service is restored.

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Published on : 16 Sep 2004

Service Pack 2 installation on Windows XP machines not recommended at this time

ICS does not recommend that our users install Service Pack 2 on Windows XP machines at this time. Resolutions to SP2 problems are still being sought. Updates on the situation will be posted as more information becomes available. Meanwhile ICS, in collaboration with faculty and department LAN administrators, is compiling some of the most recent problems encountered as a result of SP2 installation.

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Published on : 14 Sep 2004

Minerva downtime - September

10 pm Sat., September 25, 2004 to 10 am Sun., September 26, 2004

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Published on : 13 Sep 2004

Banner Client users should not install SP2 for Windows XP

It has been reported that the Banner Client data extract function does not work when users install Service Pack 2 for Windows XP. Because no patch or other workaround has been supplied yet, automatic deployment of the service pack has been blocked on all machines of ICS customers. Banner users should not install the service manually.

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Published on : 01 Sep 2004

ICS Customer Support extended office hours

ICS Customer Support offers extended online and telephone first-level support, outside our regular hours, for the following services: WebCT, email, DAS, VPN, and wireless.

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Published on : 30 Aug 2004

MGMT IT announcement

As of Monday, June 14, the Faculty of Management will partner its information technology (IT) services with Information Systems and Technology Customer Services (ICS). We expect that through this joint effort the Faculty will receive a more effective and cost-efficient level of IT service.

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Published on : 11 Jun 2004

'Institutional Repositories: Revealing Our Strengths,' webinar cosponsored by SPARC and CARL

Hosted by McGill Libraries on Thursday, June 10, 3:00 to 4:00 pm, at McLennan Library Building, Street Level, Room MS24. Faculty are encouraged to attend. Please contact David.McKnight@mcgill.ca to register.

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Published on : 08 Jun 2004

Mission: Instructional

The Instructional Communications Centre is hard at work bringing more high-tech services to teachers.

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Published on : 13 May 2004

For the Greater Good: Open Access and Institutional Repositories

On May 17, 2004, McGill Libraries presents a one-day symposium designed to explore the issues of the changing nature of scholarly communication in the digital age. Faculty are encouraged to attend.

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Published on : 07 May 2004

Sasser WORM spreading on campus

Please note that there is a WORM spreading across the McGill campus. We are investigating routes to fix this problem. If your machine is affected, please disconnect it from the network immediately to avoid spreading it. If your machine is not affected, please run the Windows Updates and scan for the latest critical updates.

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Published on : 04 May 2004

Sasser WORM spreading on campus

Please note that there is a WORM spreading across the McGill campus. We are investigating routes to fix this problem. If your machine is affected, please disconnect it from the network immediately to avoid spreading it. If your machine is not affected, please run the Windows Updates and scan for the latest critical updates.

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Published on : 04 May 2004

Email virus alert

McGill IST services advise that a major email virus is circulating. Until further information is obtained, be on alert for any suspicious email messages. As always, do not open any unknown or unsolicited attachments.

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Published on : 17 Feb 2004