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Shakespeare and the Jews - March 29

Let a great theatrical interpreter and a brilliant scholar of the character Shylock lead you into a fascinating exploration of Shakespeare's engagement with the Jews. With Gareth Armstrong, world-renowned actor and writer, and Kenneth Gross, well-known literary scholar and critic.

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Published on : 19 Mar 2007

ScienceDirect will not be available March 11

Please be advised that a system update has been scheduled on the ScienceDirect platform for Sunday, March 11, resulting in some downtime. It is anticipated that ScienceDirect will be unavailable for approximately 7 hours, starting at 1:00 am EST. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Published on : 09 Mar 2007

COLOMBO service interruptions - March 18 and March 25

The COLOMBO Interlibrary service will not be available on Sunday, March 18, from 10 a.m. to noon, and Sunday, March 25, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Searching and ordering via COLOMBO will not be accessible due to technical work on the system which is occurring at these times.

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Published on : 09 Mar 2007

New geospatial data available: Quebec Electoral Boundaries

Now available, just in time for the provincial election: Quebec Electoral District and Polling Division Files. These files, when used with a geographic information system such as ArcGIS, can be used to display the election results and much more.

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Published on : 05 Mar 2007

Scopus and ScienceDirect will be unavailable March 3

Please be advised that maintenance has been scheduled on the ScienceDirect and Scopus platforms for Saturday, March 3, resulting in some system downtime. It is anticipated that ScienceDirect will be unavailable for approximately 9 hours, starting at 6:30 am EST. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. Please feel free to ask us if you require any help as a result of this downtime.

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Published on : 01 Mar 2007

Hospital Builders: Experts and Consumers, 1893-2007 - an exhibition

An exhibition curated by Professor Annmarie Adams, School of Architecture, McGill University, and Professor Cynthia Hammond, Department of Art History, Concordia University. Exhibition vitrine, Department of Art History, Concordia University, 1515 St. Catherine West, 3rd floor. The exhibition runs from February 14 to May 6.

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Published on : 22 Feb 2007

CFI boosts online access to scholarly content in the social sciences and humanities

On February 8, 2007, the Canada Foundation for Innovation announced a $19.1-million investment to support the development of a new infrastructure for social sciences and humanities research.

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Published on : 20 Feb 2007

ScienceDirect and Scopus will be unavailable on Saturday, Feb. 24

ScienceDirect and Scopus will be unavailable on Saturday, February 24, from 06:00 EST to 15:00 EST. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Published on : 20 Feb 2007

Life Sciences Library will close at 19:45 tonight

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Life Sciences Library will close at 19:45 tonight; the Loans Desk will close at 19:30. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Published on : 16 Feb 2007

DRAM: Database of Recorded American Music

McGill Library has added a fourth online audio database to its collections, DRAM: Database of Recorded American Music. The database offers over 7,500 pieces from various avant-garde American classical and jazz labels, including New World and Composers Recordings. Visit the Marvin Duchow Music Library home page to see the complete selection of online audio available to the McGill community.

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Published on : 15 Feb 2007

Library Literature & Information Science Retrospective - database trial until Mar. 28

Library and Information Science Retrospective 1905-1983 is available for free until March 28, 2007. Feedback is always greatly appreciated.

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Published on : 08 Feb 2007

Nature.com service alert

"The nature.com website has had periods of instability over the past few weeks due to an increase in traffic to the site. [...] There are still occasional problems during peak traffic times and additional upgrades are being applied to help stabilize the site." Please report any recurring problems to the Library and we will ask them to investigate. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

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Published on : 06 Feb 2007

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC): 'Fourth Assessment Report' now online

On February 2, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a summary of the first volume of "Climate Change 2007," also known as the "Fourth Assessment Report." The report "assesses the current scientific knowledge of the natural and human drivers of climate change, observed changes in climate, the ability of science to attribute changes to different causes, and projections for f

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Published on : 05 Feb 2007

Proquest Accounting and Tax with Standards and Proquest Health Management - database trials until Feb. 25

Access to Proquest Accounting and Tax with Standards and Proquest Health Management will be available until Feb. 25, 2007. Please feel free to give us your feedback on these resources.

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Published on : 05 Feb 2007

Arctic & Antarctic Regions (ARR): Database trial until Feb. 26

Online trial access is now available to the Arctic and Antarctic Regions (ARR) database. This access will be available through February 26, 2007. Please feel free to give us your feedback on this resource.

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Published on : 30 Jan 2007