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'A History of Neuro-Oncology' - New publication for sale

By Dr. Rolando F. Del Maestro. An attractively designed and colour-illustrated catalogue that traces the history of neuro-oncology from Hippocrates to the present. For more information, click on the link below.

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Published on : 17 Jul 2006

Position announcement: Information Technology Services Librarian

The McGill Library is currently seeking applicants for the position of Information Technology Services Librarian. Application deadline: Friday, July 28, 2006.

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Published on : 17 Jul 2006

Project MUSE RSS feeds now available

Project MUSE now allows you to subscribe to latest issue RSS feeds for all Project MUSE journals. Find out more about RSS and feed readers...

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Published on : 17 Jul 2006

Browse newspapers online: New resource available

PressDisplay allows you to browse the online versions of 250 print newspapers from 55 countries. Individual newspaper titles can be accessed via the A to Z eJournal list and will also be available via the catalogue. Feel free to let us know what you think about this new resource. The maximum number of simultaneous users is 3, so please remember to sign out when you're finished.

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Published on : 17 Jul 2006

ProQuest scheduled maintenance, 15 July 2006

The next ProQuest platform enhancement release is scheduled for July 15. A twelve (12) hour maintenance window will take place to install the new enhancements. The window will begin Saturday, July 15, at 22:00 EDT and end Sunday, July 16, at 10:00 EDT.

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Published on : 10 Jul 2006

Jobs for students: Library Ambassadors

The McGill Library, thanks to funding from the Students' Society of McGill University (SSMU), is looking for students to fill positions as Library Ambassadors. The positions will start in mid-August (exact date to be announced) and will continue throughout the term on a part-time basis.

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Published on : 04 Jul 2006

Using Library printers from the wireless network

It is now possible to use Library printers from the wireless network if authenticated with NetConnect. This is great news for people who tote their own laptops and do not otherwise have campus access to printers. Colour printers are also accessible this way. An application must be installed locally.

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Published on : 04 Jul 2006

Journal Citation Reports (JCR) now available for 2005

The 2005 data are now available for Journal Citation Reports. JCR provides statistical information based on citation data, giving you a systematic, objective means to critically evaluate the world's leading science and social sciences journals.

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Published on : 21 Jun 2006

New A to Z eJournal list now live

You may notice a change in how you access electronic journals from our "Journals" page. The new A to Z eJournal list reflects all our eJournal holdings in sync with the Library Catalogue. For more information, please click on "Details."

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Published on : 12 Jun 2006

Colombo Interlibrary Loan information sessions, June 19-21

Colombo Interlibrary Loan information sessions will be held on June 19, 20 and 21, at 2:00 pm, in the Humanities and Social Sciences Electronic Classroom. Sessions will be 35 minutes long. No registration required.

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Published on : 12 Jun 2006

Update - Limited street access to Osler Library/ Life Sciences Library

Note: access to the McIntyre Medical Sciences Building, in which the Osler and Life Sciences libraries are located, is via des Pins Avenue and Drummond/Promenade Sir William Osler. The driveway connecting the building with Peel Street is blocked due to construction. Access to the McIntyre garage is via Peel Street only.

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Published on : 08 Jun 2006

CINAHL update: Available via Ovid until September 15

To make the transition from Ovid to EBSCO a little smoother, CINAHL will be available via Ovid until September 15. If you need any more information, please contact a librarian at the Life Sciences Library. Please see "Details" for information on connecting to CINAHL via Ovid.

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Published on : 08 Jun 2006

SPORTDiscus has moved from Ovid to EBSCO

SPORTDiscus is no longer available via Ovid. To access SPORTDiscus via EBSCOHost, please use the Library Catalogue or Article Indexes and Databases.

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Published on : 08 Jun 2006

'Computer programs take on the tedious chore of crafting footnotes and bibliographies'

"Toss out the index cards," an article in the Chronicle of Higher Education about the joys of citation management software. For more information on free citation management software at McGill, please see "Details."

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Published on : 07 Jun 2006

Rosenthall Library closed at lunch time this week

June 6 through June 9, the Edward Rosenthall Mathematics and Statistics Library will be closed at lunch time from 12 noon to 1:30 pm.

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Published on : 06 Jun 2006