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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

CINAHL will be available on Ovid for an indefinite period

To make the transition from Ovid to EBSCO a little smoother, CINAHL will be available via Ovid for an indefinite period. If you need any more information, please contact a librarian at the Life Sciences Library. We apologize for the inconvenience last week's abrupt termination of service caused, and hope you will contact us if you need any help. Please see "Details" for information on connecting to CINAHL via Ovid. Please also note that access is still problematic. We hope to have it available more reliably soon.

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Published on : 04 Jun 2006

Blackader-Lauterman Library closed June 2-6 (corrected)

Please note that the Blackader-Lauterman Library will be closed for renovations from June 2, 6:00 pm - June 6, 9:00 am. This includes the stacks, computers and study areas. During this time, the collection will be inaccessible. Please, anticipate your study/research needs and borrow the materials you need before June 2. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

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Published on : 02 Jun 2006

NOTICE: CINAHL no longer available via Ovid

Effective June 1, CINAHL will no longer be accessible via Ovid. CINAHL Plus With Full Text is now available via EBSCO. A message about transferring over current awareness alerts will soon follow.

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Published on : 01 Jun 2006

EndNote question and answer session, June 1

Come with your questions for personalized help with EndNote. There will be a question and answer session on the third floor (Room M3-37A) in the Humanities and Social Sciences Library, McLennan Library Building, on Thursday, June 1, from 2:00-3:30 pm.

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Published on : 27 May 2006

Library catalogue and Auto Loan machine downtime, May 20-21

The Library Catalogue, Loans and the Auto Loan machines will not be available from Saturday, May 20, 10:00 pm, to Sunday, May 21, 7:00 am, due to needed maintenance work. This project is being managed by Network and Communications Services (NCS). We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause.

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Published on : 19 May 2006