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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
"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."
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.
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.
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.