IT Services news
Ground will be officially broken for innovative teaching facilities at McGill on Monday, December 17. Pauline Marois, Quebec's Deputy Premier and Finance Minister, will be present at a press conference and groundbreaking ceremony to announce the Government of Quebec's multi-million contribution towards the construction of McGill's new Lorne M. Trottier Building. Named after engineering alumnus Lorne M. Trottier, the new facilities are being constructed at a total cost of $17 million, the new teaching facilities will be built to enable McGill to meet the surging demand for information technology and engineering professionals across North America.
Widely considered the father of computer music, the renowned Stanford University scientist Max Mathews is visiting McGill to talk about his latest invention, Scanned Synthesis.
Ten seniors between the ages of 70 and 90 will graduate on February 6 from an eight-week Internet workshop held at Manoir Montefiore, a Côte St. Luc senior's residence, in collaboration with the McGill University Centre for Applied Family Studies
Following the announcement that Lorne M. Trottier is donating up to $10 million to help build a new Information Technology teaching facilities at McGill University, curious reporters might have a few follow-up questions. Like, for instance, who is Lorne M. Trottier?
McGill's massive library catalogue is now Internet accessible, thanks to a powerful web-based search engine: the Aleph 500 software designed by Israeli manufacturer Ex Libris and baptized internally as MUSE 2.
An extraordinarily generous gift to McGill University by one of its graduates, Canadian scientist and businessman Richard H.Tomlinson, is the largest-ever single donation to the University and probably the largest in the history of Canadian higher education.
Two important architectural archives are now available online at the Blackader-Lauterman Library of Architecture and Art: Industrial Architecture of Montreal and the Canadian Architect and Builder (CAB).
Researchers have developed a control system for classrooms that responds to instructor activity and automates control of the room's technological tools.
First real-time multichannel audio Internet demo uses software developed at McGill by members of the Audio Engineering Society (AES) Technical Committee on Network Audio Systems. NYU dancers will perform to live music by the McGill Swing Band acquired as a 5-channel audio signal and streamed across a high-performance network.
McGill University and Ex Libris (USA) Inc. announce a new library system that will enable users to access the Libraries' online catalogue and collections, as well as worldwide resources, through a web-based interface.
The McGill Graduate School of Library and Information Studies' Dr Andrew Large has been appointed to the newly created Canadian National-Pratt-Grinstad Chair in Information Studies.