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Delivery of Library material to faculty with campus offices

Recent surveys show that faculty want delivery of library materials to their campus offices as a basic service. In response, McGill Library is introducing campus office delivery for Faculty, starting the week of March 18, 2013

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Published on : 20 Mar 2013

Library Matters, the Library's newsletter, is now a blog!

The Library Matters Editorial Committee is pleased to announce the launch of the new and improved Library Matters.

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Published on : 07 Feb 2013

Important Change to McGill Interlibrary loan (ILL) Borrowing Service

UPDATE - Thursday, Feb 7 @ 10:00 AM The interlibrary loan service (ILL) is resumed and back to normal Please login to Colombo ILL at http://www.mcgill.ca/library/library-using/otherloans/interlibrary. Any questions please contact Valerie Mayman (valerie.mayman@mcgill.ca).

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Published on : 05 Feb 2013

Humanities and Social Science Library open; other branches closed

Due to today's flooding incident, most Library branches are currently closed. The Humanities and Social Sciences Library remains open. All branches will be open at the normal times (or at the start of service hours) on Tuesday, January 28, 2013. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Published on : 28 Jan 2013

Give us feedback on the McLennan/Redpath renovations

The Library is collecting feedback about our recently renovated spaces. Tell us what you think about the renovated 3rd floor McLennan [survey] and the Redpath Furniture Lab [survey]   Thanks for helping us to make the Library a better place for everyone!

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Published on : 03 Jan 2013

The Library will be closing for the holidays (Dec 22 - Jan 1)

All library branches will be closing on Friday, December 21 for the holidays, with most reopening on Wednesday, January 2, 2013. The Edward Rosenthall Mathematics and Statistics Library will only reopen on Monday, January7, 2013. See branch pages for specific opening and closing times. Have a happy and safe holidays!    

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Published on : 14 Dec 2012

Humanities and Social Sciences Library open 24/7 during the exam period

As of Thursday November 29th, the Redpath Library Building in the Humanities and Social Sciences Library (HSSL) will be open for study 24 hours a day 7 days a week in order to accommodate students studying for finals. Service hours will remain unchanged during this period. Sealed containers and spill-resistant cups are allowed in the Library. Food and snacks are not allowed in the Library, please plan appropriately.   

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Published on : 29 Nov 2012

System maintenance affecting eScholarship@McGill, eTheses, some digitized content on Monday Oct 29

eScholarship@McGill as well as eTheses and locally digitized materials accessible through the Catalogue will be unavailable on Monday, October 29, 2012 from 10:00pm to midnight while maintenance work is being carried out on the server.

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Published on : 26 Oct 2012

System maintenance affecting eScholarship@McGill, eTheses, some digitized content on Saturday, March 2

eScholarship@McGill as well as eTheses and locally digitized materials accessible through the Catalogue will be unavailable on Saturday, March 2, 2013 from 10:00pm to 1:00AM while maintenance work is being carried out on the server.

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Published on : 26 Oct 2012

New Digital Exhibition: Cultural Practices of Intermediality

Cultural Practices of Intermediality addresses this question through two case studies: the stage and the visual arts. In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, print proliferated in the theatrical and artistic realms, whether in books, magazines, libretti, playbills or printed images, to name but a few examples.

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Published on : 05 Oct 2012

New Digital Exhibition: Telling Stories: Nursery Rhymes, Fables and Fairy Tales from the Sheila R. Bourke Collection

Collecting children’s literature has been a lifelong passion for Mrs. Sheila R. Bourke and the donation of her collection to the McGill University Library has placed a magisterial research collection at the disposal of university scholars and students. The collection contains twenty-three hundred works of early and modern children's literature, written and illustrated by the most prominent names in the field, and spanning five centuries of artistic and literary creativity.

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Published on : 05 Oct 2012

Cyberthèque closed from Tuesday August 21st until Thursday August 23rd, 2012

Please note that the Cyberthèque in the Humanities and Social Sciences Library will be closed from Tuesday August 21st until Thursday August 23rd, 2012 to allow construction crews working on the McLennan-Redpath Terrace reconstruction access. The Cyberthèque will reopen on Friday August 24th, 2012.

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Published on : 20 Aug 2012

Classic Catalogue and self-check machines unavailable this weekend

The Classic Catalogue, self-check machines, and catalogue information in WorldCat Local will be unavailable this weekend as the Library's systems are upgraded.

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Published on : 17 Aug 2012

COLOMBO ILL service unavailable Aug 17-19

The COLOMBO ILL database will not be accessible to McGill users or to library staff from Friday August 17 to Sunday August 19 inclusive, due to installation of the new version of the software. The COLOMBO ILL database will re-open on Monday August 20, 2012.

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Published on : 16 Aug 2012

Scheduled downtime for server maintenance from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Several library services will be unavailable on Tuesday August 7th 2012 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm while maintenance work is being carried out on the server.

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Published on : 07 Aug 2012