We are upgrading the system used to display and cross-search our article indexes and databases. This will take place Thursday morning, February 23, from about 7:00 to noon. Please use the library catalogue to access article indexes and databases while the system upgrade is underway. Thank you for your patience, and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Cases of excessive downloading of articles from the Library's content providers are being reported. This is a reminder that excessive downloading is strictly prohibited and can result in the termination of our licences. Commercial use as well as systematic or excessive downloading (such as an entire issue of a journal, significant portions of the entire run of a journal, a significant number of se
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.
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.
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.
Marvin Duchow Music Library and Library Technical Services. Temporary 4- to 6-month replacement position now open. Application deadline: February 24, 2006.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.