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Ebony Roots 2 on exhibit at the Blackader Lauterman Library

A selection of material from the Blackader Lauterman Library collection is on exhibit in the library (third floor, Redpath Library Building). The exhibition complements the Ebony Roots: Bi-Centenary Symposium being held on April 4, 2007, from 6 pm to 9 pm at the Stewart Biology Building, 1205 Docteur Penfield Avenue, Room S1-4.

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Published on : 02 Apr 2007

PRISMA (Hispanic and Latin American journals) now available at McGill

PRISMA is a new reference resource providing full-text scholarly journals as well as indexing in the social sciences and humanities for the interdisciplinary academic study of Hispanic and Latin America, and the Caribbean Basin. PRISMA features Spanish, Portuguese and English language content. You can access PRISMA from the McGill Catalogue, the Article Indexes & Databases list, and the Subject gu

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Published on : 02 Apr 2007

Extended study hours begin April 2 at Schulich Library of Science and Engineering

From April 2 to 29, 2007, users with a valid McGill photo ID card may have access to the Schulich Library of Science and Engineering after service hours. The building is open for study until 2:45 am, 7 days a week, with the exception of Good Friday, April 6 (closed).

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Published on : 02 Apr 2007

Street-level study area, Redpath Library Building, closed March 30-31

The street-level study area in the Redpath Library Building will be closed for improvement from 7 am on Friday, March 30, to 2 pm on Saturday, March 31. Computers are available on the main floor of the McLennan and Redpath Library Buildings as well as in other branch libraries. Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience.

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Published on : 29 Mar 2007

Saturday, March 31, 2007: Early closing for Howard Ross Library

Due to a planned electrical shutdown on Saturday, March 31, the Howard Ross Library will close at 4:15 instead of 6 pm. We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause.

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Published on : 28 Mar 2007

Early closing of Howard Ross Library - this Saturday only

Due to a planned electrical shutdown on Saturday, March 31, Howard Ross Library will close at 4:30 instead of the usual 6. We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause.

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Published on : 28 Mar 2007

Changes to CISTI Source level of service: Extended

Please take note that as of April 1, 2007, every unmediated CISTI Source account at McGill will be changed to a new level of service called Extended. The Link and Global service levels have been combined into this new Extended service to provide the best features of both.

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Published on : 27 Mar 2007

CSH Protocols Online now available at McGill

"Cold Spring Harbor Protocols is a definitive, interactive source of new and classic research techniques. Its coverage includes cell and molecular biology, genetics, bioinformatics, protein science, and imaging. Protocols are presented step-by-step and edited in the style that has made Molecular Cloning, Antibodies, Cells and many other CSH manuals essential to the work of scientists worldwide."

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Published on : 27 Mar 2007

Libraries open March 26

Although all classes, laboratories and examinations have been cancelled for Election Day, the libraries remain open.

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Published on : 26 Mar 2007

'Osler and the Pathological Specimen': an ongoing exhibition at the Osler Library of the History of Medicine

"Osler and the Pathological Specimen: McGill University and the Montreal General Hospital, 1870-1884" is an exhibition of medical specimens created by Sir William Osler. Curated by Dr. Richard Fraser, the exhibit is located at the Osler Library of the History of Medicine, on the third floor of the McIntyre Medical Sciences Building.

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Published on : 21 Mar 2007

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