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Web Citation Index: Six-month trial

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.

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Published on : 10 Apr 2006

Ebrary online book collection: Trial subscription

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

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Published on : 10 Apr 2006

ProQuest scheduled maintenance, April 8

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.

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Published on : 07 Apr 2006

Library catalogue and Auto Loan machine downtime - Sunday, April 9

The Library Catalogue and the Auto Loan machines will not be available early Sunday morning, April 9, due to needed maintenance work. They will be non-functional between 00:30 am and 7:00 am. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause.

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Published on : 06 Apr 2006

Extended study hours at Schulich Library

From April 3 to 27, the Schulich Library of Science and Engineering is offering extended study hours. Please see below for details. Please keep in mind that Easter hours will vary from this schedule.

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Published on : 03 Apr 2006

Faculty end-of-year book returns: April 30

During the month of April, all faculty and their authorized borrowers are requested to bring all regular-loan items to the library for an inventory return. All regular-loan items borrowed by faculty during the winter semester are due April 30, 2006, and must be returned before this date.

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Published on : 03 Apr 2006

Now available: Oxford Scholarship Online e-book collection

We have just acquired the complete Oxford Scholarship Online (OSO) e-book collection, consisting of 1,100 e-books from the following four modules: Economics & Finance, Philosophy, Political Science, Religion & Theology.

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Published on : 03 Apr 2006

Library catalogue restored

The library catalogue is once again available. The crash seems to have been caused by a faulty disk. Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience.

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Published on : 27 Mar 2006

Problems with Bowker (Global Books in Print)

There are intermittent problems accessing information from our Bowker databases (Global Books in Print). This problem is being investigated by the vendor.

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Published on : 27 Mar 2006

ISI Web of Knowledge: Intermittent access problems

There are intermittent access problems with ISI Web of Knowledge. This matter is being investigated by the publishers, Thomson Gale. There is no ETA on when the problem will be resolved.

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Published on : 23 Mar 2006

Library Matters @ McGill: March newsletter now available

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

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Published on : 22 Mar 2006

ISI, Web of Science down

We are experiencing temporary problems with Web of Science, as well as other ISI products. We apologize for this inconvenience and hope to have the problem resolved soon.

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Published on : 22 Mar 2006

ProQuest scheduled maintenance, March 28, 2006

ProQuest will be performing its annual reload of the CINAHL database on March 28. A one (1) hour maintenance window will occur on March 28 to update the database. The window will be on Tuesday, March 28, from 06:30 am EST to 07:30 am EST.

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Published on : 21 Mar 2006

Interview with David McKnight in MRB: Montreal Review of Books

The latest issue of MRB: Montreal Review of Books contains "History in your hands: Rare books have a safe future at McGill University," a lively interview with our very own David McKnight! Copies are distributed (for free) at your favourite bookstore.

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Published on : 10 Mar 2006

Shakespeare lecture: King Lear is a member of my family - Mar. 23, 5:30 pm

Lecture to be given by Michael Bristol, Department of English, on Thursday, March 23, 5:30 pm. All are welcome. Reception to follow.

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Published on : 10 Mar 2006