Trials for Orbis, "a global product that integrates information held across BvDEP's company information product range," and EIU World Investment Service (WIS) have been set up for campus-wide usage and the databases should now be accessible to the McGill community. The trials will run through February 22, 2007. Please feel free to provide your feedback on these two resources.
On Sunday, January 28, an event has been scheduled for Open House 2007. The computer zone on Level 1 (main floor) of the McLennan Library Building will not be accessible from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm. Additional computers and group and individual study areas are available elsewhere in the McLennan and Redpath buildings, as well as in other branch libraries on campus. Please consult with staff at the Information Desk for details. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Please take note that ScienceDirect will be unavailable for approximately six hours beginning at 14:30 EST on Saturday, January 20, 2007, for an upgrade. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.
Palgrave Macmillan are offering free online access to their complete journals portfolio until February 14. Business, management, social sciences and humanities titles include: new journals such as British Politics, Journal of Simulation, Place Branding and Public Diplomacy, and established journals such as the Journal of Brand Management, Journal of International Business Studies and the Journal o
These videos demonstrate appropriate techniques for assessing patients, providing a visual companion to the textbook, now in its ninth edition (2007). Each video shows approaches to assessment for a different body system. Note that all of these videos are not for the faint of heart. Some are explicit and discretion is requested before viewing in public areas.
All McGill branch libraries and library units will be closed from December 23, 2006 to January 2, 2007. Services will resume January 3, 2007. We wish you all the best for the holidays, and look forward to seeing you again in the New Year.
McGill now has access to all the "Clinics of North America" titles, 57 in all, published by Elsevier. Each title covers a distinct area of surgery, medicine, veterinary medicine, nursing and dentistry.
To return books to the Humanities & Social Sciences Library over the break (December 23 to January 2), please use the Exterior Book Returns Bin located near the entrance of the Redpath Library Building.
The pre-publication of the "Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change" (HM Treasury, UK) has been available online since October 30, 2006. Hardcopies of the review should be available in January 2007.
This site includes the "complete collection of all Darwin's publications." The site is searchable and includes an image of the original as well as the electronic text version. This resource will soon be available via the catalogue as well.
Student Navigational Assistants are now available to help you with your computer-related problems in Schulich Library of Science and Engineering, Monday to Thursday evenings from 4 pm to 10 pm. Get help from your peers!
New workshops are being offered at the EDRS centre for the Winter 2007 session. Please check the "Classes, workshops, tours" page under the "Services" section of the EDRS website.
Find out who shares your research interests in an expertise database of faculty from four-year accredited institutions. The Social Sciences component is already available at McGill via the CSA platform but the Natural Sciences component requires a subscription, hence this trial. You can also access the COS Funding Opportunities database and PapersInvited, a database that allows you to search for c