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Closure of the area adjacent to the entry of the McLennan Library Bldg - Oct. 19 & 20

The area adjacent to the entry of the Humanities and Social Sciences Library, McLennan Library Building, will be closed on Friday, October 19, from 8:00 to 10:30 am and Saturday, October 20, from 12:45 to 3:30 pm due to Homecoming activities. The e-classroom will remain open. Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience and we thank you for your patience.

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Published on : 17 Oct 2007

"After Leonardo: The artist as scientist in 17th-century Italy" - Oct. 15, 6:00 pm

The Mossman Endowment presents the D. Lorne Gales Lecture in the History of Science on October 15 at 6:00 pm. The lecture will be given by Paula Findlen (Stanford University) and will be followed by a reception open to all. Location: Moot Court, Chancellor Day Hall, 3644 Peel Street. All are welcome. RSVP: 514-398-4677.

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Published on : 15 Oct 2007

Howard Ross Library of Management: delayed opening Saturday, October 13

Please be advised that on Saturday, October 13, the Howard Ross Library of Management will open at 12 noon due to building maintenance. The Bronfman Building will not be accessible during the shutdown. Users requiring access to library resources and services during the closure are advised that the Humanities and Social Sciences Library will open at its regularly scheduled time of 10 am.

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Published on : 10 Oct 2007

Main entrance to Redpath Library Building closed until further notice

Due to the continued need for urgent repairs, the main entrance to the Redpath Library Building will be closed until further notice. To enter the Redpath Library Building (including the Oasis Cafe), please use the main entrance of the McLennan Library Building. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Published on : 05 Oct 2007

Schulich Library of Science and Engineering extended study hours begin October 1

The Schulich Library of Science and Engineering offers extended study hours beginning October 1, 2007. The library will be open for study Monday to Thursday until 2:45 a.m., Friday until 10:45 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday until 11:45 p.m. Please note that access to the building after service hours is restricted to users with valid McGill photo ID cards.

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Published on : 02 Oct 2007

Library "Find It" links will not be working Sept. 13-14

From 10:00 pm on Thursday, September 13, to 9:00 am on Friday, September 14, all "Find It" links will not be working due to a necessary system upgrade. This includes "Find It" links in the catalogue, in our databases, links to our article indexes and databases and links to our eJournals. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. If you have any questions, please feel free to Ask us.

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Published on : 12 Sep 2007

Main entrance to Redpath Library Bldg closed Sept. 12 - Oct. 3

Due to the need for urgent repairs, the main entrance to the Redpath Library Building will be closed from September 12 to October 3, 2007. To enter the Redpath Library Building (including the Oasis Cafe), please use the main entrance of the McLennan Library Building. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Published on : 11 Sep 2007

CIHR policy for open access research

On September 4, 2007, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) unveiled a new policy by which it "will require its researchers to ensure that their original research articles are freely available online within six months of publication.... This can be achieved by depositing the article in an archive, such as PubMed Central or an institutional repository, and/or by publishing results in an

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Published on : 10 Sep 2007

Education Library reopening - Sept. 5

The Education Library reopened Wednesday, September 5, 2007. Our regular sessional hours have resumed following renovations that were carried out over the summer. The Library is still undergoing renovations. We thank you for your patience while the contractors and library staff put the finishing touches on your newly renovated library.

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Published on : 05 Sep 2007

Attend a Library workshop for a chance to win a $300 gift certificate for the McGill Computer Store

Attend any of the workshops listed in the McGill Library Orientation brochure for a chance to win one of five $300 gift certificates courtesy of the McGill Computer Store, located on the second floor of the Bookstore. The drawing will be held at the end of the last workshop on October 24, at the Howard Ross Library. The Library wishes to thank the McGill Computer Store for their generous support.

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Published on : 27 Aug 2007

Smithsonian Global Sound - Listen to the music of the world!

Check out McGill Library's newest online audio database, Smithsonian Global Sound, which literally delivers the music of the world to your computer. It offers "over 35,000 tracks from the legendary Smithsonian Folkways label ... as well as Cook, Dyer-Bennet, Fast Folk, Monitor, Paredon and other labels. [The database] also includes music recorded around the African continent by Dr. Hugh Tracey for

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Published on : 24 Aug 2007

Encyclopedia of the Quran: Trial access now available

Trial access to the Encyclopedia of the Quran is available for 21 days. Please feel free to send the McGill Library your feedback.

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Published on : 23 Aug 2007

Renovations in the Redpath Library Building: Access via McLennan Bldg, Aug. 28-29

Starting Tuesday, August 28, the Redpath Library Building will be undergoing renovations in the entrance area. For this reason, the inside entrance to the Redpath Library Building will be temporarily closed. However, the Oasis Café will still be accessible. To access the Redpath Library Building, please use the McLennan Library Building. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Published on : 23 Aug 2007

Education Library closure extended until Sept. 4

The Education Library and Curriculum Resources Centre will not be accessible until September 4, 2007. Services continue to be available from the Education Faculty Computer Lab (Room 328). Please accept our apologies for this inconvenience.

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Published on : 23 Aug 2007

Library notices to faculty and staff: McGill Email Address will henceforth be used

To better serve faculty and staff, beginning August 22, 2007, the library will simplify the way in which it sends notices for recalls and items due. In general, library notices will now automatically be sent to active McGill Email Addresses. Please note that, as a result, it is no longer possible to enter any email addresses manually into your library account.

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Published on : 22 Aug 2007