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Osler Library of the History of Medicine re-opens January 5, 2015

After nine months of major roof and HVAC renovation work, the Osler Library of the History of Medicine is set to re-open with full service on Monday, January 5, 2015. This project, funded through the Knowledge Infrastructure Program, involved extensive roof work directly above the Osler Library as well as a replacement of the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems throughout the Library and the McIntyre Building.

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Published on : 19 Dec 2014

McGill Library closed for the holidays December 25 to January 4

The Library is closed for the holidays from Thursday, December 25, 2014 through Sunday, January 4, 2015, inclusive. All branches will open on Monday, January 5, 2015. Check the individual branch pages for specific opening hours: http://www.mcgill.ca/library/branches

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Published on : 17 Dec 2014

Access to McGill University Library e-resources to cease for all ineligible McGill accounts as of January 12, 2015

In July 2013, in an effort to comply with McGill University Library's licensing agreements for electronic content, the McGill Library began a process of analyzing McGill user and affiliated accounts. Members of the McGill community (i.e. faculty or staff member, medical resident or student) continue to have access to the full range of electronic databases, e-journals and other e-resources. Ineligible users (not currently a faculty or staff member, medical resident or student) were no longer given access to these services.

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Published on : 05 Dec 2014

McGill Library update on: Redpath doors, smoke-free terrace, Redpath cafeteria, accessibility & gender-neutral washrooms

Originally published: December 3, 2014 Over the last few weeks, white boards were placed around the Humanities and Social Sciences Library by the SSMU Library Improvement Fund (LIF) Committee. The goal was to collect feedback and ideas and explore how these funds could be used to improve McGill Library. The LIF Committee and the McGill Library would like to address a number of questions that arose from the consultation. 1. Why are the doors to the Redpath Library Building closed?

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Published on : 04 Dec 2014

Renovations: Replacement of Redpath Curtain Wall Windows

Originally published: August 6, 2014 Revised: December 11, 2014  Project description:

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Published on : 03 Dec 2014

Osler Library of the History of Medicine space & collection temporarily inaccessible until January 2015. Other services continue to be offered.

Originally published: September 4, 2015 A major renovation of the McIntyre Medical Building’s HVAC infrastructure is underway. This project, funded through the Knowledge Infrastructure Program, involves extensive roof work directly above the Osler Library off the History of Medicine as well as a replacement of the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems throughout the Library and the McIntyre Building.

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Published on : 03 Dec 2014

Masonry work at Macdonald-Stewart Library Building (Schulich Library of Science and Engineering) & FAQs

Originally published: September 10, 2014 Please scroll down for FAQs. Wednesday, September 10, 2014 From Robert Couvrette, Associate Vice-Principal (University Services) and Colleen Cook, Trenholme Dean of Libraries We would like to advise you that work involving an in-depth investigation of and some repairs to the masonry walls of the Macdonald-Stewart Library Building, which houses the Schulich Library of Science and Engineering, will begin on Monday, September 15.

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Published on : 28 Nov 2014

View November 11 Town Hall on libraries

Originally published: November 13, 2014 Thank you to all who attended the Town Hall on libraries on Tuesday, November 11. The Town Hall was recorded and can now be viewed here. For more information, please visit the website dedicated to the feasibility study.

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Published on : 28 Nov 2014

Library Blogs, Library Matters unavailable Tuesday, Nov. 25, 8am to 9am

Due to scheduled maintenance, the Library Blogs and Library Matters will be unavailable Tuesday, November 25 from 8am to 9am. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Published on : 24 Nov 2014

Classic Catalogue, auto-loan machine downtime Monday, November 10, 12:15am - 12:45am

Due to scheduled maintenance, the Classic Catalogue, item-availablity information in McGill WorldCat and the auto-loan machines will be unavailable from 12:15am to 12:45am, Monday morning, November 10, 2014. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Published on : 07 Nov 2014

Library Matters downtime, Thursday, October 9 from 8:30 to 9:30am

Due to scheduled maintenance, Library Matters, will be unavailable for about an hour Thursday morning, October 9, 2014, beginning at 8:30am. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Published on : 07 Oct 2014

New automatic feature activated for ILL borrowing service

A new feature is now activated that facilitates submitting interlibrary loan (ILL) borrowing requests through the Colombo Interlibrary Loan system. Both the McGill WorldCat catalogue and the OpenURL Resolver (i.e. Find Full Text service) offer McGill users the Request item through interlibrary loan option which connects users to the Colombo ILL system. After clicking on the McGill login link, users will authenticate with McGill credentials for Colombo as usual.

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Published on : 09 Jul 2014

Study areas on main floor of Redpath Library Building closed until late July

Renovations are currently taking place in the Redpath Library Building, making parts of the main floor temporarily inaccessible. Study areas and group study rooms on the main floor of the Redpath Library Building are closed. The e-classroom (Room RM-23), Cybertheque (basement level) and Blackader area (2nd floor) will remain open and are accessible via alternate routes. The Writing Centre can be accessed via the Redpath Hall entrance on the side terrace.

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Published on : 26 Jun 2014

All Library branches closed on July 1 for Canada Day

Please note that Tuesday, July 1 is a statutory holiday (Canada Day) therefore all Library branches will be closed. For a listing of opening and service hours please click here.

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Published on : 25 Jun 2014

Library branches switch to summer hours

Several of the Library's branches switch over to summer hours today. For more information, please visit the appropriate branch page.

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Published on : 23 Jun 2014