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uPrint prepaid cards needed for Exchange, IUT, and some Continuing Studies students

As of May 3, 2017, students who are members of the following groups will not be able to access the uPrint machines on campus with their McGill ID Card, or their McGill username and password:

Published on : 20 Apr 2017

Classic Catalogue now secure using HTTPS

The Library's Classic Catalogue, and Library Account sign-in form are now fully secure, using HTTPS. Please update any bookmarks you may have to the Classic Catalogue to use the HTTPS protocol (https://). The URL is now: https://catalogue.mcgill.ca/F

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Published on : 06 Apr 2017

Lower McTavish Pedestrian detour April 7 - 14

A City of Montreal project concrete pour on Friday, April 7 will have approximately twelve trucks accessing McTavish through the alley behind the Bronfman Building. As a result, the pedestrian access across McTavish at Bookstore/McLennan-Redpath Complex crossing point will be blocked off. A detour will be in place for approximately one week starting from April 7. The detour will have people walking up to Sherbrooke before gaining access to the east or west sidewalk on McTavish. Please view the image for clarification.

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Published on : 06 Apr 2017

Easter weekend Library hours

The following branches will provide 24-hour access for study for McGill users over the Easter weekend (Friday, April 14 through Monday, April 17): Humanities and Social Sciences Library Schulich Library of Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, and Engineering Nahum Gelber Law Library

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Published on : 06 Apr 2017

RESOLVED: Issue with Library's WorldCat Catalogue and link resolver

Update, March 30 3:10pm: Our partner company is continuing to investigate the causes of today’s WorldCat service interruption. However, searches in McGill’s WorldCat are working once again. We are currently experiencing difficulties with the Library's WorldCat Catalogue  & our link resolver. EZproxy & QuestionPoint do not seem to be affected. Our partner company is working on a fix. We apologize for the inconvenience. Thank you.

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Published on : 30 Mar 2017

Elevator now working in Schulich Library

The elevator is now working in Schulich Library of Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, and Engineering. The elevator has been repaired and is working as expected as of March 29, 2017. We thank you for your patience over the past few weeks and apologize for the inconvenience caused. Previously: Schulich Library elevator out of service for repairs until late March

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Published on : 29 Mar 2017

RESOLVED: Off-campus EZproxy and Interlibrary Loan Access Unavailable

Update, March 20 3:20pm: The problems with off-campus EZproxy and Interlibrary loan access has been resolved. We are currently experiencing difficulties with off-campus EZproxy and Interlibrary loan access due to network issues on campus. McGill IT is working to resolve the problem as quickly as possible and will provide an update in this space as soon as it becomes available. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Published on : 20 Mar 2017

E-resource links in WorldCat unavailable Saturday, March 18, 12am to 4am

Due to scheduled maintenance, links to electronic resources via the Library's WorldCat Catalogue will be unavailable Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 12:00am to 4:00am. The WorldCat link resolver - "Find Full Text" links - will also be unavailable during the same period. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Published on : 16 Mar 2017

Library materials due March 15 have been extended to March 16

Please note, due to the extreme weather conditions, all Library items (regular loans and overnight reserves) that were due on Wednesday, March 15 are now due on Thursday, March 16.   Overnight reserves will still be due by 1 hour after the circulation desk opens in the respective branches. Thank you.

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Published on : 15 Mar 2017

McGilll Library branches remain open despite snowstorm

Please note, because of the difficult weather and transportation issues caused by the blizzard, classes on both McGill University campuses will be cancelled March 15, including evening courses. More details are available by clicking here.

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Published on : 15 Mar 2017

Macdonald Campus Seed Library Breaking New Ground March 20

On March 20, 2017, the first day of spring, the Macdonald Campus Library at McGill University will officially launch a seed library. The Macdonald Campus Seed Library is the first academic seed library of its kind in Quebec and third in Canada. The library serves the entire McGill community.

Published on : 15 Mar 2017

Schulich Library elevator out of service for repairs until late March

Update March 29, 2017: The elevator in Schulich Library is now working. Please note, the elevator in the Schulich Library of Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, and Engineering will be out of service for repairs for two to three weeks as of March 6, 2017.  

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Published on : 06 Mar 2017

Water shutdown, McLennan Library Building, March 2 & 3 (10pm-7am)

Please be advised that there will be a City of Montreal water shutdown at the McLennan Library Building on Thursday, March 2 and Friday March 3.  The shutdown will occur on both evenings from 10:00pm until 7:00am and will affect the entire building. This shutdown is necessary for the City of Montreal to replace a major water valve on Sherbrooke Street. During this time, please use the washrooms located in the Redpath Library Building. We apologize for any inconvenience. Thank you.

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Published on : 27 Feb 2017

Extended hours begin February 27

McGill Library will once again offer extended opening hours in four branches for the upcoming spring exam period.

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Published on : 27 Feb 2017

April 2017 Exam Period Access to the Nahum Gelber Law Library

From Sunday, April 2 to Friday, April 28, McGill students will be able to access the Nahum Gelber Law Library 24 hours a day, seven days a week. As agreed between the Students' Society of McGill University (SSMU) and the Law Students Association (LSA), the Nahum Gelber Law Library will limit access to the three upper floors of the library to Law students only during the April 13 to 28 examination period.

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Published on : 24 Feb 2017