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Extended study hours - Humanities & Social Sciences Library

As of Monday, October 2, the Humanities and Social Sciences Library is open for study until 00:45 a.m. daily. Service hours remain unchanged.

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Published on : 02 Oct 2006

Factiva scheduled maintenance, September 30

There is a scheduled maintenance window for Factiva on Saturday, September 30. There will be no new content (sites will be available) from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. EST.

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Published on : 29 Sep 2006

Macdonald Campus Library opening

As of Monday, October 2, full service will be available on Levels 2 and 3 in the library. All print books and journals will be available. Access will be through Level 1 of the Barton Building. Materials placed on reserve for classes will also be available on Level 2. Computers and photocopiers will be located on Levels 2 and 3. You can return books on Level 2 at the Service Desk. After hours there

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Published on : 28 Sep 2006

Banned Books Week - Sept. 23-30

This week is Banned Books Week. Take a look at the "100 Most Frequently Challenged Books of 1990-2000" or find out more about Banned Books Week.

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Published on : 28 Sep 2006

Web of Science: intermittent problems

Thomson Scientific technicians are working on access problems with Web of Science. The problems seem to affect only some customers. As yet there is no indication when these problems will be resolved.

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Published on : 26 Sep 2006

Sept. 21: Closure of computer/study area in McLennan Library Bldg

On Thursday, September 21, the computer and study area (former Reference area) on Level 1 (main floor) of the McLennan Library Building will be closed due to construction work. Additional computers as well as group and individual study areas are available.

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Published on : 20 Sep 2006

ProQuest scheduled maintenance, September 30

The next ProQuest platform enhancement release will be on September 30. A twelve (12) hour maintenance window will take place to install the new enhancements. The window will begin Saturday, September 30, at 22:00 EDT and continue to Sunday, October 1, at 10:00 EDT.

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Published on : 19 Sep 2006

How to get and stay organized

The Life Sciences Library has created a useful guide of resources to help you manage your information. "Find free online tools for managing and sharing your: favourites, tasks, photos, class notes, web feeds, readings, files, and more!"

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Published on : 18 Sep 2006

Tour the Geographic Information Centre (Map Library) today at 3 pm!

Come and see our maps, atlases, globes, cartography and GIS collection, geospatial data, satellite images, aerial photographs, and scanned maps. Location: Geographic Information Centre, Burnside Hall, 5th floor. Tour time: 3 pm.

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Published on : 18 Sep 2006

CINAHL and ERIC no longer available via Ovid

CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature) and ERIC (Education Resources Information Database) are no longer available via the Ovid platform. Please refer to the Library Catalogue or use Article Indexes and Databases to connect to these resources.

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Published on : 15 Sep 2006

Royal Society journals now available online back to 1665

Nearly 350 years of scientific publishing is now available online via the Royal Society (UK) Journals Digital Archive. The Archive includes significant publications by "Bohr, Boyle, Bragg, Cajal, Cavendish, Chandrasekhar, Crick, Dalton, Darwin, Davy, Dirac, Faraday, Fermi, Fleming, Florey, Fox Talbot, Franklin, Halley, Hawking, Heisenberg, Herschel, Hodgkin, Hooke, Huxley, Joule, Kelvin, Krebs, Liebnitz, Linnaeus, Lister, Mantell, Marconi, Maxwell, Newton, Pauling, Pavlov, Pepys, Priestley, Raman, Rutherford, Schrodinger, Turing, van Leeuwenhoek, Volta, Watt, Wren and many, many more."

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Published on : 15 Sep 2006

Tour the Geographic Information Centre (Map Library) today at 3 pm!

Come and see our maps, atlases, globes, cartography and GIS collection, geospatial data, satellite images, aerial photographs, and scanned maps. Location: Geographic Information Centre, Burnside Hall, 5th floor. Tour time: 3 pm.

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Published on : 14 Sep 2006

Macdonald Campus Library: Partial opening

On Monday, September 11, Macdonald Campus Library reopened Level 3 of the Barton Building. Access is through the old library entrance on Level 1 of the Barton Building. The entire print journal collection and books from call numbers T to Z are available for consultation and loan. Materials placed on reserve for classes are also available on Level 3. Twelve public computers, two photocopiers and a public printer will be available for all to use.

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Published on : 12 Sep 2006

Tour the Geographic Information Centre (Map Library) today at 11 am!

Come and see our maps, atlases, globes, cartography and GIS collection, geospatial data, satellite images, aerial photographs, and scanned maps. Location: Geographic Information Centre, Burnside Hall, 5th floor. Tour time: 11 am.

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Published on : 12 Sep 2006

Win a USB key! Attend a 'Beyond Google' Library session

Attend one of the "Beyond Google" Library sessions for a chance to win a USB key. For information on times and locations, please see "Classes, workshops, tours."

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Published on : 01 Sep 2006