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.
"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."
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.