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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

Headphones and laptop locks now available at the Humanities and Social Sciences Library

Lending & Access Services is now providing headphones at the Loans desk in the Humanities and Social Sciences Library. You can use them to listen to CDs or DVDs on the computers in the library. Our Dell computers have DVD players on them, so they can be used as viewing stations. The loan period is 2 days. We are also making laptop locks available. These allow you to attach the lock to your laptop

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Published on : 31 Aug 2006

Problems accessing 'Paper of Record'

"Paper of Record" is currently unavailable. We are hoping it will be available again by the end of the month. Please accept our apologies for this inconvenience.

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Published on : 24 Aug 2006

ProQuest scheduled maintenance, 26-27 August 2006

ProQuest will be taking a maintenance window to install infrastructure upgrades to ensure continued reliable performance. The 12-hour maintenance window will take place Saturday, August 26, at 22:00 EDT to Sunday, August 27, at 10:00 EDT.

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Published on : 15 Aug 2006

New Uniform Loans Policy effective August 15

A new Uniform Loans Policy came into effect on August 15 at all branch libraries. It was designed to eliminate the policy variations between branches, and we hope the new policy will make it easier for our clients to borrow from any branch library at McGill.

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Published on : 15 Aug 2006

System downtime for Historical Abstracts and America: History and Life

There will be a 60-minute period of scheduled downtime for the Historical Abstracts and America: History and Life databases on Thursday, August 17, from 3:30 AM to 4:30 AM Eastern time. During this period, the database servers will be moved to a new location within the data centre.

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Published on : 14 Aug 2006

EndNote workshop - August 15, 12:30 pm

If you're interested in organizing your references and creating hassle-free formatted bibliographies, the Humanities and Social Sciences Library is offering an EndNote session on Tuesday, August 15, at 12:30 pm. No registration is required. Please note that this software is available for downloading to your own computer for free: come to a Library session to find out how.

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Published on : 14 Aug 2006

Main floor reference area, Humanities & Social Sciences Library, closed until early Sept.

The main floor reference area of the Humanities and Social Sciences Library will not be accessible from Thursday, August 10, until early September. The Reference Collection will remain accessible. Other computers and study spaces are available in the complex. Please feel free to ask Library staff for details.

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Published on : 11 Aug 2006

EndNote workshop - August 3, 3:00 pm

If you're interested in organizing your references and creating hassle-free formatted bibliographies, the Schulich Library of Science and Engineering is offering an EndNote session on Tuesday, August 3, at 3:00 pm. No registration is required.

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Published on : 02 Aug 2006