February 14, 1am to 2am - Off-campus authentication for Library e-resources, login to Colombo ILL unavailable
Off-campus authentication for access to McGill Library e-resources and login for Colombo ILL will not be available Sunday, February 14, 2016 starting at 1:00am for up to 1 hour, due to scheduled maintenance to McGill login services.
A new version of EndNote X7 for Mac is now available for download. It is compatible with Microsoft Word 2016 for Mac. All McGill University full-time faculty, staff and students can download and install EndNote for use on their personal computers or on McGill workstations for which they have administrative rights. To download the software, visit the IT Knowledge Base.
Update, Friday, January 22, 4:35pm: The problems with links to Library e-resources appear to have been resolved. OCLC has brought our EZproxy server back online, and links are working as expected once again. We are currently experiencing problems with our EZproxy authentication system used to provide access to Library e-resources. The issues are affecting links to McGill Library licensed e-resources from both on and off campus.
McGill Library Blogs and Library Matters will be unavailable Friday, January 22, 2016 from 8am to 9am for maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Update, January 20, 4:30pm: Previously reported problems with JSTOR links in the WorldCat Catalogue have been resolved. Links to JSTOR journals should now resolve properly.
Update, January 12, 10:00am: All affected resources are now available. Update, January 11, 6:00pm: The server migration is now complete, however some services are not yet accessible and may be unavailable until later than expected tonight. Currently available:
All McGill Library branches will be closed December 24, 2015 through January 3, 2016. To learn more about the opening hours of a specific branch, please click here. We look forward to seeing you in the new year.
The display of the Library home page has been updated to improve how it displays when viewed on (smaller) mobile devices. The main search box is more user-friendly and the three main categories of links are in collapsible sections in order to make the site easier to navigate. If you have any comments or questions, or encounter any issues using the site on your mobile device, please web [dot] library [at] mcgill [dot] ca (let us know).
McGill Library Blogs and Library Matters will be unavailable Friday, December 4, 2015 from 8am to 9am for scheduled maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.
24/7 Exam Period Hours As of December 2nd 2015, the following library branches will be open 24 hours 7 days a week: Humanities and Social Sciences Library Nahum Gelber Law Library Schulich Library of Science and Engineering Macdonald Campus Library Extended Exam Period Hours
On December 1, 2015, the Life Sciences Library Service Point was relocated to the Osler Library of the History of Medicine (still on the 3rd floor of McIntyre Medical Building). Loans services, including course reserves, are now available from Osler Library. Please note, however, that course reserves materials for Nursing have been moved to Schulich Library of Science and Engineering.
The McGill Library and Archives is proud to announce that Christopher Lyons, the current Head of the Osler Library of the History of the Medicine, has received the prestigious title of Osler Librarian after a unanimous vote of endorsement by the Board of Curators.
Update: Friday, November 20 at 9:40 AM - The issues with the Library's secondary sites and digitial collections have been resolved. All sites and services are accessible and functioning normally. Thank you for your patience! Update: 10:37 AM - Access to some of the Library's secondary sites and digital collections has been restored. We continue to work on the issue and hope to have access fully restored soon.
On Wednesday, December 2, the Schulich Library of Science and Engineering will be closed from 2AM to 9AM to accommodate a scheduled electrical shutdown. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
The Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery Service will be closing at 1:00pm today, Tuesday, November 10, 2015, while all staff attend convocation to receive the Principal’s Award for Administrative and Support Staff. Please leave a voice message at 514-398-4732 or email colombo [dot] library [at] mcgill [dot] ca and they will respond to you tomorrow.