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Personal print subscriptions to Cell absolutely FREE!

The McGill Library has an institutional subscription to Cell Online, the premier source for research and reviews in the life sciences. As a benefit of this institutional license, you can now receive Cell in print every 2 weeks - a US$172 value - for free!

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Published on : 24 Jan 2006

McGill Library central ILL service closed January 30-31, 2006

McGill Library's central interlibrary loan service (ILL), located in the McLennan Library Building (M1-55c), will be closed on January 30 & 31, due to training of staff in preparation for a new ILL system being implemented at all Quebec university libraries. We apologize for this brief disruption and hope that the new system will bring improved service to McGill clients.

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Published on : 24 Jan 2006

Library catalogue downtime - January 21-22

The Library Catalogue will not be available for searching late Saturday night to early Sunday morning, January 21-22, due to needed maintenance work. The catalogue will be unavailable from 23:00 to 07:00 EST. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause.

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Published on : 20 Jan 2006

Library catalogue and auto loan downtime - January 15-16

The library catalogue and auto loan service will not be available beginning at 10 pm on Sunday night, January 15, due to necessary maintenance work. We hope to have the catalogue up again before 2 am, Monday, January 16.

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Published on : 15 Jan 2006

Database trial: Bibliography of Native North Americans

We have a free trial to the Bibliography of Native North Americans for the next 60 days. From the "More information" link below, click on "EBSCOhost Web" and select the database from the bottom of the resulting list (remove the check mark from "Academic Search Premier"). Please let us know if you think it is a worthwhile purchase for the Library.

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Published on : 13 Jan 2006

Library catalogue downtime - Sunday, January 15

The Library Catalogue will not be available for searching early Sunday morning, January 15, due to needed maintenance work. The catalogue will be unavailable from 01:00 to 07:00 EST. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause.

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Published on : 13 Jan 2006

ProQuest scheduled maintenance, January 13-14

ProQuest has scheduled a maintenance window from 13 January 10 pm to 14 January 6 pm in order to install a new Information and Learning website.

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Published on : 12 Jan 2006

Library catalogue downtime - Sunday, January 8

The Library Catalogue will not be available for searching early Sunday morning, January 8, due to needed maintenance work. The catalogue will be locked at around 00:30 for about 4 hours. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause.

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Published on : 06 Jan 2006

ProQuest scheduled maintenance - January 9

ProQuest has scheduled systems maintenance on Monday, January 9, at 11:00 pm EST.

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Published on : 06 Jan 2006

Cambridge Historical Dictionary of Disease available electronically

Described as "an absolute must for anyone with an interest in the history of medicine" (Waller, 2004), the Cambridge Historical Dictionary of Disease is now available electronically. Published in 2003, this reference work has detailed entries for 161 diseases. Entries are longer than average for a reference work and describe both the history and the characteristics of maladies. [John C. Waller, "T

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Published on : 06 Jan 2006

Library workshops, Winter 2006

Check out the Library website for a list of workshops offered throughout the system. Some examples of sessions currently being offered: Cite and Write: Researching and Writing Your Term Paper; EndNote; Reference Manager; Excel; MEDLINE; Patent Information; SPSS; and more.

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Published on : 04 Jan 2006

Proquest databases unavailable this weekend ( Saturday/ Sunday overnight )

Proquest will be doing maintenance this weekend to install infrastructure upgrades. The 8-hour maintenance window will take place Saturday, December 17, at 22:00 EST to Sunday, December 18, at 6:00 EST.

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Published on : 16 Dec 2005

SciFinder Scholar 2006 now available

We are pleased to announce that SciFinder Scholar 2006 is now available for the McGill community. Please click on the link below to download SciFinder Scholar for Windows or Mac OS X.

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Published on : 16 Dec 2005

Library Matters @ McGill: December newsletter now available

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

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Published on : 12 Dec 2005

Wiley Interscience temporarily down

We expect to have the problem resolved within 1-2 hours. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience.

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Published on : 08 Dec 2005