New workshops are being offered at the EDRS centre for the Winter 2007 session. Please check the "Classes, workshops, tours" page under the "Services" section of the EDRS website.
Find out who shares your research interests in an expertise database of faculty from four-year accredited institutions. The Social Sciences component is already available at McGill via the CSA platform but the Natural Sciences component requires a subscription, hence this trial. You can also access the COS Funding Opportunities database and PapersInvited, a database that allows you to search for c
We are doing remodelling work on the 2nd floor of the McLennan Library Building (Humanities & Social Sciences Library) to increase the number of shelves. We are also adding more group study rooms on this floor, to meet student requests for this space. There may be limited access to the 2nd floor during this project from 9 p.m., Friday, Dec. 1, through the weekend. Thanks for your patience during this improvement.
The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) website will be unavailable on Saturday, December 2, from 4:00 am to 12:00 pm EST for essential maintenance. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience that this downtime may cause. If you need any help, please feel free to contact us.
From November 27 to December 21, 2006, the Schulich Library of Science and Engineering will be open until 2:45 am for study. After regular service hours, access to the library will be restricted to users with valid McGill photo ID cards.
"The ScienceDirect China Collection is a series of prestigious Chinese science, technology and medical journals never before disseminated outside of China. The China Collection will continue to grow over the years to form a rich and unique resource on ScienceDirect." Titles can be accessed via the "list of titles in the China Collection."
The McGill Library has arranged for a trial subscription to AnthroSource, "the premier online resource serving the research, teaching, and professional needs of anthropologists. Developed by the American Anthropological Association (AAA), AnthroSource brings 100 years of anthropological material online." Please feel free to give us your feedback on this resource.
The Gale databases to which the McGill Library subscribes are currently unavailable. We have reported the problem and hope to have it resolved soon. Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience.
FSTA Direct (also known as Food Science and Technology Abstracts) will be unavailable from 04:00 am EST on Saturday, November 25, until approximately 11:00 am on Monday, November 27. This is to enable IFIS to carry out a reindexing of the database to reflect recent thesaurus updates. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause. If you need any help as a result, please feel free to contact us.
There will be a power shutdown in the McIntyre Medical Building from 8 pm to 9 pm tonight. The Life Sciences Library will close at 7:30 pm because the power shutdown will affect the emergency lighting system and we would like to be absolutely sure that everyone is safely out of the library and the building. The loans desk will close at 7:15 pm. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.
On Sunday, November 19, EBSCO will be shutting down their computer facilities from 7 am to 2 pm EST due to an electrical system upgrade. EBSCO resources will be unavailable during that period as a result. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause at such a busy time of year. If you need additional help, please feel free to contact us.
Current newspapers can now be found on new display shelves located on the main floor of the McLennan Library Building, Humanities and Social Sciences Library. They are located in a room facing McTavish Street, around the corner from the current print periodicals. If you have any questions about accessing our print or online collections, please feel free to consult library staff.
On November 15, starting at 5 pm EST, SAGE Journals Online (SAGE's online journal delivery platform) will be intermittently down; it is expected to be fully back online on November 16 with a new look and enhanced features and functionality developed based on feedback from clients. Once the new platform is launched, they look forward to hearing your feedback. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.
The system used to manage and cross-search article indexes and databases will be temporarily unavailable from Saturday, Nov. 11 as of 11 pm to Nov. 12, 1 am. The "Find It McGill" feature will be briefly unavailable toward the end of this period while the system is being rebooted. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.
The Conference Board is a major independent Canadian think tank covering various topics, such as economic information (Canadian, provincial and metropolitan) as well as public policy reports in health care, trade and investment policy, education and learning, Canada's socio-economic performance and regulation. Click on "More information" to access the database.