"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.
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.
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.
This new web page is designed to provide access to the often complex and hidden nature of World Bank electronic information. It is a comprehensive, annotated guide, organized by information type (bibliographical, statistical, full-text, etc.), which makes the wealth of World Bank electronic information easily accessible to users.
Essential maintenance to Factiva's servers will take place May 20, 8:00 pm to midnight. Only new content in global.Factiva.com will be affected. This is not a full product outage.
On May 24, Colombo, the new interlibrary loan (ILL) system, will be launched at the McGill Library, and simultaneously at 20 Quebec university libraries located in seven institutions.
If you're interested in organizing your references and creating hassle-free formatted bibliographies, the Schulich Library of Science and Engineering is offering an EndNote session on Tuesday, May 16, at 3:00 pm. No registration is required. Other sessions are also available in June. Please note, this session was originally scheduled for 11:30 am but was changed due to a scheduling conflict.
Please take note that the server which houses CISTI Source articles will be down today between 10:00 am and 12:00 pm. This means you will be unable to log in to the server between those times. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.
All McGill instructors are invited to the Fair to share their teaching experiences with different technologies and demonstrate how they use them for teaching and learning. Register early using the online registration form (click on "More information"); prizes for early registration will be awarded! If you want to showcase your work and/or demonstrate examples at the Fair, please email Adam Finkelstein by April 28. The Fair takes place at the Faculty Club on Thursday, May 4, from 1 to 4 pm.