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.
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.
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.
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.
"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."
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
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.
Includes access to bibliographic and cited reference data from preprints, open access journals, technical reports, dissertations, proceedings and other gray literature. And you'll be able to take advantage of powerful features such as cited reference searching and unique technology. Feel free to give us your feedback.
Ebrary includes: the Byron Hoyt Collection to which McGill already subscribes, Academic Complete (the default collection when you access the site), the Canadian Public Policy Collection, the Canadian Health Research Collection, and the Canadian Publishers Collection. Subjects include Business, Marketing and Economics, Computers and Information Technology, Education, Engineering and Technology, Lif
ProQuest will be taking a maintenance window this weekend to enhance the ProQuest online information system by further optimizing system performance. To install these modifications, we are scheduling a 12-hour maintenance window to begin Saturday, April 8, at 22:00 EDT.