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System maintenance affecting eScholarship@McGill, eTheses, some digitized content on Thursday, August 1

eScholarship@McGill, eTheses and other locally digitized materials available via the Catalogue will be unavailable on Thurday, August 1, 2013 from 10:00pm to 11:00pm due to scheduled server maintenance. We apologize for any inconvieniece this might cause.

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Published on : 01 Aug 2013

Electrical shutdown of certain areas of McLennan Library Building on Sunday, July 28, 2013. Main floor of McLennan & Redpath Library Building remains open for study 8am to 8pm

There will be an electrical shutdown in the McLennan Library Building on Sunday July 28,2013 from 8am to 8pm. McLennan floors 2-6 will be closed, the book stacks and offices will not be accessible.The Redpath Library Building and the main floor of the McLennan Library Building and the will be open for study from 8am to 8pm. Thank you for your patience and cooperation.For any questions or concerns please contact:Roberto VerrilloRoberto.verrillo@mcgill.ca514.398.3534

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Published on : 26 Jul 2013

Laptop Lending Program & Laptop Bursary Fund Update

The lending of electronic equipment including laptops will end on August 16 except in cases where our students need the equipment to run unique software, as is the case at the Marvin Duchow Music Library. The service will continue in the Music Library. Frequently asked questions regarding this change are below.

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Published on : 22 Jul 2013

Access to Library Resources changing for hospital affliliates

As of July 1st, 2013, access to McGill electronic databases, e-journals and other e-resources is changing at McGill affiliated hospital sites in order to comply with the McGill University Library's licensing agreements. If you are affiliated with McGill as a faculty or staff member, or as a resident or student, you will be asked to log in using your McGill username and password to access the library’s electronic resources.

Published on : 19 Jun 2013

McGill Library's Colombo Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Service Unavailable June 14 to 16 at 9 a.m.

The Colombo Interlibrary Loan (ILL) database system will be unavailable to McGill users and library personnel from Friday June 14 to Sunday June 16 at 9:00 AM due to a technical upgrade to a new version of the software. It is expected that access to the Colombo ILL service will resume at 9:00 AM on Sunday June 16, 2013.  The McGill Library regrets any inconvenience this may cause.  

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Published on : 13 Jun 2013

Changes to affiliated hospital access to McGill e-resources, starting July 1, 2013

Changes as of July 1, 2013 As of July 1st, 2013, access to McGill electronic databases, e-journals and other e-resources has changed at McGill affiliated hospital sites in order to comply with the McGill University Library's licensing agreements.

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Published on : 10 Jun 2013

EndNote X7 for Windows is now available

The new version of EndNote software - version X7 (Windows) - is now available for download at http://kb.mcgill.ca/it/endnote. We will no longer be offering ProCite or Reference Manager since the software provider is no longer updating them, and the McGill community has access to both Endnote and RefWorks.

Published on : 07 Jun 2013

Lucy Frenette and Maya Kucij winners of the 2013 McGill Library Excellence Awards

Dr. Colleen Cook, Trenholme Dean of Libraries, is delighted to announce that Maya Kucij and Lucy Frenette are the recipients of the 2013 Library Excellence Awards. The Library Excellence Awards officially honour the extraordinary service, important efforts and achievements of staff members. “These awards are near and dear to my heart because candidates for the award are brought forward by colleagues,” says Cook. “Every year the list of nominees is outstanding and this year was no exception.

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Published on : 07 Jun 2013

Summer Renovation Projects - McLennan Redpath Complex

There are three projects that will be taking place over the course of the summer in the McLennan Redpath Complex (Humanities and Social Sciences Library): » McLennan Redpath Terrace Project – Phase 3 » Asbestos Work in the Redpath Library Building » Lighting & Occupancy Sensor Retrofit at McLennan-Redpath Complex to begin in June

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Published on : 17 May 2013

McLennan main floor electrical shutdown, Sunday, May 12, 2013

There will be an electrical shutdown in the McLennan Library Building Main Floor on Sunday May 12,2013 from 6am to 8pm, in order to complete a panel upgrade to the electrical framework. The shutdown will involve the area behind the elevators in the McLennan Lobby only. Access to computers will be available in the Cyberthèque. Self-check machines and catalogues will be accessible throughout the McLennan-Redpath Library Complex. For any questions or concerns please contact: Roberto Verrillo Roberto.verrillo@mcgill.ca

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Published on : 09 May 2013

WorldCat update: New collections add millions of titles

Over the past several months, the Library has increased the number of resources that are available through WorldCat, so we thought it would be a good idea to summarize some of them here. Some recent additions to WorldCat include:

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Published on : 06 May 2013

Meetings with Books symposium videos now available

Video recordings from the one-day symposium, Meetings with Books: Raymond Klibansky, Special Collections and the Library in the 21st Century, that was held at McGill on March 20, 2013, are now available. Webcast recordings of the opening remarks, both keynotes and the panel discussions have been posted for viewing online or downloading.

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Published on : 22 Apr 2013

New digital collection: The Archives of the Civil Code Revision Office

In 1955, the Quebec legislature created the Civil Code Revision Office (C.C.R.O.) and assigned to it the monumental task of revising the Civil Code of Lower Canada to bring it in line with the social, political, and economic realities affecting private law relations in Quebec. The Archives of the Civil Code Revision Office makes available approximately 4000 documents consisting of working papers, correspondence, minutes of meetings, and internal memoranda from the C.C.R.O., mostly from the period of 1969-1979.

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Published on : 08 Apr 2013

Easter weekend Library hours

Many Library branches will be open with modified hours for study over the Easter holidays, with some offering services. Please visit the individual branch pages on the Library website for details of opening and service hours for the long holiday weekend. Please note that the following branches will be closing at midnight tonight (Thursday, March 28):

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Published on : 28 Mar 2013