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.
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.
Due to scheduled maintenance the Library's WorldCat Catalogue will be unavailable Sunday, February 19, 2017 from 2:00am to 8:00am. The FirstSearch database and WorldCat.org will also be unavailable during the same period. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Due to scheduled maintenance the Library's WorldCat Catalogue will be unavailable Sunday, February 5, 2017 from 12:00am to 8:00am. The FirstSearch database and WorldCat.org will also be unavailable during the same period. We apologize for any inconvenience.
McGill Library Blogs and Library Matters will be unavailable Tuesday, January 24, 2017 from 8:30am to 9am for scheduled maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.
On Wednesday January 18 from 12pm-5pm, library staff members from McGill's Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Service are attending a training session and will not be available to answer inquiries either by telephone or email. Please note that this closure affects all types of internal and external queries. ILL staff members will answer messages on Thursday, January 19, 2017. Thank you for your understanding and collaboration.
The Colombo ILL (interlibrary loan) system will be unavailable Saturday, January 14, 2017, from 2:00am to 6:00am, due to a scheduled server migration. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Please note that the Cyberthèque (ground floor, Redpath Library Building) in the Humanities and Social Sciences Library will be closed for a special event from 4pm to 8pm on Thursday, January 12, 2017 . We apologize for any inconvenience.
Due to scheduled maintenance the Library's WorldCat Catalogue will be unavailable Sunday, January 8, 2017 from 2:00am to 9:00am. The FirstSearch database and WorldCat.org will also be unavailable during the same period. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Due to scheduled maintenance, the Library's subject guides and Databases A-Z list will be unavailable for a short time (less than 15 minutes) on December 30, 2016 at 10pm. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Beginning the week of January 3, 2017, McGill students and staff can sign into the Classic Catalogue using their McGill Username and password. Users wishing to authenticate will see a sign-in screen that looks very much like the Minerva sign-in interface. The sign-in with your barcode and PIN remains available, but if you have forgotten your PIN, this added option will enable you to access your Library Account. Have questions regarding this new interface? Please click here.
The Library is closed for the holidays from Friday, December 23, 2016 through Monday, January 2, 2017, inclusive. All branches will open on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. Check the individual branch pages for specific opening hours: http://www.mcgill.ca/library/branches
Links to McGill Library e-resources will not work as expected Sunday, December 4, 2016 between 2:30am and 5am, due to scheduled maintenance to the EZproxy authentication system. While the work is being done over, links to online resources from the Library website, the WorldCat catalogue, databases and e-journals A-Z lists, and subject guides will not work for any resource that is restricted to McGill users. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Update, November 29, 4:30pm: The problems with McGill holdings in WorldCat Local have been resolved. We are currently experiencing problems with call number and location information not showing for physical items in our WorldCat Catalogue. We are working to resolve the issues as quickly as possible.