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Reminder: No food or drink permitted in the Library

This is a reminder that consumption of food or drink (other than bottled water) is not permitted in the Library. We thank you for your cooperation.

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Published on : 26 Apr 2006

Statistics Canada's electronic publications now FREE

"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."

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Published on : 25 Apr 2006

Macdonald Campus Library closure and loans

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

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Published on : 24 Apr 2006

Interlibrary Loan and CISTI Source workshops at Schulich

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.

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Published on : 24 Apr 2006

Library Matters @ McGill: April newsletter now available

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

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Published on : 24 Apr 2006

Free computing clinics - NEW

Is your computer compromised? If it's experiencing any of the symptoms listed under "Details," it may be.

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Published on : 19 Apr 2006

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