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Library Matters @ McGill: February newsletter now available

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

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Published on : 20 Feb 2006

EndNote 9 now available

EndNote 9 is compatible with Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger) and 10.3 (Panther), overcoming some previous problems with Tiger.

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Published on : 18 Feb 2006

New website for the Edward Rosenthall Library

The website for the Edward Rosenthall Library of Mathematics and Statistics is now on the McGill Web Publishing System (WPS). Please update your bookmarks or links if applicable.

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Published on : 10 Feb 2006

'75 Books from the Osler Library' and other publications for sale

To honour the occassion of the 75th anniversary of the Osler Library at McGill University, we were pleased to publish "75 Books from the Osler Library," edited by Prof. Faith Wallis and Mrs. Pamela J. Miller.

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Published on : 10 Feb 2006

Problems with the chat service

We seem to be experiencing some problems with the chat service. We apologize for the inconvenience and hope to have them resolved soon. Please feel free to submit your questions via the email form in the meantime.

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Published on : 07 Feb 2006

Temporary replacement position now open: Liaison Librarian

Marvin Duchow Music Library and Library Technical Services. Temporary 4- to 6-month replacement position now open. Application deadline: February 24, 2006.

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Published on : 07 Feb 2006

Central ILL service interruptions, February 7-22

The ILL service counter in McLennan Library Building (M1-55C) will close on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, February 7, 8, 14, 15, 21 and 22 from 10-11:30 am and again from 2-3:30 pm. ILL staff are conducting tests with other Quebec universities on the forthcoming ILL system. DURING THESE HOURS McGILL CLIENTS MAY OBTAIN ASSISTANCE TO RETRIEVE ILL MATERIAL AT THE RESEARCH INFORMATION DESK located BEHIND THE CENTRAL STAIRCASE in the McLennan Library Building. We apologize for the temporary inconvenience and hope that the new ILL system will bring improved service to all McGill clients.

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Published on : 07 Feb 2006

Library Matters @ McGill: January newsletter now available

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

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Published on : 02 Feb 2006

'Rare collections go digital': Article in the Reporter highlighting David McKnight

David McKnight describes the fruits of McGill's Digital Collections Program (DCP), as well as some of the issues faced in digitization. He also reveals how DigiTool, software recently purchased by the McGill Library, will assist us in the creation and preservation of our digital collections.

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Published on : 02 Feb 2006

Selected reserve loans at Life Sciences Library now available overnight

The Life Sciences Library is testing a change to their current Reserves policy: They will allow students to borrow SELECTED Reserves books overnight -- a departure from the strict "two hours in the library only" policy employed for the past several years.

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Published on : 01 Feb 2006

Nature journals: Access problems

There seems to be a problem accessing all the Nature journals. Clients are being asked to log in with a username & password. We have not yet been able to contact Nature to see what could be the problem or when it will be resolved. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and hope to have the issue resolved soon.

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Published on : 30 Jan 2006

Chat with a Librarian now live

McGill Library is pleased to announce a new service which will allow you to chat online with a McGill librarian, Monday to Friday from 11 am to 8 pm, and Saturday-Sunday from 11 am to 5:45 pm (revised). Please feel free to try it, and we look forward to your feedback.

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Published on : 30 Jan 2006

Nature ejournals: Access problems

There are connection problems with all the Nature journals. Users are being asked for a user name and password. This problem is being investigated and should be resolved shortly.

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Published on : 30 Jan 2006

ProQuest scheduled maintenance, February 4-5

A four (4) hour maintenance window will occur on February 4 to install new enhancements to ProQuest. The window will be from Saturday, February 4, 22:00 EST, to Sunday, Feb 5, 02:00 EST.

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Published on : 27 Jan 2006

Education Library closure on Tuesday, January 24

The Education Library was forced to close today due to an emergency water shutdown. The Library is expected to reopen tomorrow for regular opening hours.

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Published on : 24 Jan 2006