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Library catalogue and Auto Loan machine downtime, May 20-21

The Library Catalogue, Loans and the Auto Loan machines will not be available from Saturday, May 20, 10:00 pm, to Sunday, May 21, 7:00 am, due to needed maintenance work. This project is being managed by Network and Communications Services (NCS). We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause.

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Published on : 19 May 2006

New World Bank resources web page launched

This new web page is designed to provide access to the often complex and hidden nature of World Bank electronic information. It is a comprehensive, annotated guide, organized by information type (bibliographical, statistical, full-text, etc.), which makes the wealth of World Bank electronic information easily accessible to users.

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Published on : 17 May 2006

Factiva scheduled maintenance, May 20

Essential maintenance to Factiva's servers will take place May 20, 8:00 pm to midnight. Only new content in global.Factiva.com will be affected. This is not a full product outage.

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Published on : 17 May 2006

Significant changes to Central Interlibrary Loan Service (ILL) effective May 24

On May 24, Colombo, the new interlibrary loan (ILL) system, will be launched at the McGill Library, and simultaneously at 20 Quebec university libraries located in seven institutions.

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Published on : 15 May 2006

EndNote workshop - May 16, 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, May 16, at 3:00 pm. No registration is required. Other sessions are also available in June. Please note, this session was originally scheduled for 11:30 am but was changed due to a scheduling conflict.

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Published on : 14 May 2006

Edward Rosenthall Library closed May 5

The Edward Rosenthall Mathematics and Statistics Library will be closed on May 5.

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Published on : 04 May 2006

ProQuest scheduled maintenance, May 4

ProQuest is scheduling a maintenance window during a low-usage period. The maintenance window will begin Thursday, May 4, between 2:00 am and 3:00 am EST.

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Published on : 03 May 2006

CISTI Source downtime from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Please take note that the server which houses CISTI Source articles will be down today between 10:00 am and 12:00 pm. This means you will be unable to log in to the server between those times. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

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Published on : 27 Apr 2006

Catch the Teaching and Technology Fair on May 4

All McGill instructors are invited to the Fair to share their teaching experiences with different technologies and demonstrate how they use them for teaching and learning. Register early using the online registration form (click on "More information"); prizes for early registration will be awarded! If you want to showcase your work and/or demonstrate examples at the Fair, please email Adam Finkelstein by April 28. The Fair takes place at the Faculty Club on Thursday, May 4, from 1 to 4 pm.

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Published on : 26 Apr 2006

Reminder: No food or drink permitted in the Library

This is a reminder that consumption of food or drink (other than bottled water) is not permitted in the Library. We thank you for your cooperation.

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Published on : 26 Apr 2006

Statistics Canada's electronic publications now FREE

"Effective today (April 24, 2006), all electronic publications on Statistics Canada's Web site will be available free of charge. The Agency has been steadily increasing the volume of free content on its Web site to respond to the information needs of Canadians. This latest move makes available at no charge more than 150 electronic publications for which fees were previously charged."

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Published on : 25 Apr 2006

Macdonald Campus Library closure and loans

As many of you know, renovations to the Macdonald Campus Library will take place this summer. As of April 29 the library will be closed. Until further notice all the requests for materials located at the Macdonald Campus Library will be redirected to the main Interlibrary Loans Office, located in the McLennan Library Bldg. Response time will vary from 2 days to 2-3 weeks depending on the requested

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Published on : 24 Apr 2006

Interlibrary Loan and CISTI Source workshops at Schulich

This session will introduce you to CISTI (Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information) Source and the Interlibrary Loan (ILL) services for graduate students. Use CISTI Source to order articles and conference papers that are not available at McGill. Use ILL to order books not held by the McGill Library.

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Published on : 24 Apr 2006

Library Matters @ McGill: April newsletter now available

The Library's monthly staff newsletter is now available for perusal.

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Published on : 24 Apr 2006

Free computing clinics - NEW

Is your computer compromised? If it's experiencing any of the symptoms listed under "Details," it may be.

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Published on : 19 Apr 2006