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Accessing the Women Writers Online website

There are temporary problems with access to the Women Writers Online website. Work is being carried out on their server and our links from the Library Catalogue may not connect. We are trying to determine how long this will last. In the meantime, please click on "More information" to access the database.

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Published on : 27 Jul 2006

We are changing to serve you better!

This August we will be reorganizing the following libraries: Humanities and Social Sciences Library (reference area, McLennan Library Building; ground floor, Redpath Library Building) and the Howard Ross Library of Management. Construction, furniture reorganization and cleaning may create unusual noise or temporary space closures in these libraries. Please consult this site for more information in

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Published on : 26 Jul 2006

Library Catalogue, Your Library Account and Auto Loan machines down tonight

The Library Catalogue, Your Library Account and the Auto Loan machines will not be available as of 21:15 tonight, after the last Loans desk is closed. The downtime should be about two hours. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Published on : 25 Jul 2006

ERIC no longer available via Ovid after September 15, 2006

As of September 15, the ERIC database will no longer be available via Ovid. ERIC will continue to be available via CSA and the U.S. Dept. of Education.

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Published on : 18 Jul 2006

CineRoute temporarily unavailable at Humanities and Social Sciences Library

CineRoute will not be available in Serials and Microforms (McLennan Bldg, 2nd floor) for the next day or two. We are currently trying to restore access and apologize for the inconvenience. If you have any questions, please call 514-398-4739.

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Published on : 18 Jul 2006

'A History of Neuro-Oncology' - New publication for sale

By Dr. Rolando F. Del Maestro. An attractively designed and colour-illustrated catalogue that traces the history of neuro-oncology from Hippocrates to the present. For more information, click on the link below.

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Published on : 17 Jul 2006

Position announcement: Information Technology Services Librarian

The McGill Library is currently seeking applicants for the position of Information Technology Services Librarian. Application deadline: Friday, July 28, 2006.

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Published on : 17 Jul 2006

Project MUSE RSS feeds now available

Project MUSE now allows you to subscribe to latest issue RSS feeds for all Project MUSE journals. Find out more about RSS and feed readers...

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Published on : 17 Jul 2006

Browse newspapers online: New resource available

PressDisplay allows you to browse the online versions of 250 print newspapers from 55 countries. Individual newspaper titles can be accessed via the A to Z eJournal list and will also be available via the catalogue. Feel free to let us know what you think about this new resource. The maximum number of simultaneous users is 3, so please remember to sign out when you're finished.

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Published on : 17 Jul 2006

ProQuest scheduled maintenance, 15 July 2006

The next ProQuest platform enhancement release is scheduled for July 15. A twelve (12) hour maintenance window will take place to install the new enhancements. The window will begin Saturday, July 15, at 22:00 EDT and end Sunday, July 16, at 10:00 EDT.

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Published on : 10 Jul 2006

Jobs for students: Library Ambassadors

The McGill Library, thanks to funding from the Students' Society of McGill University (SSMU), is looking for students to fill positions as Library Ambassadors. The positions will start in mid-August (exact date to be announced) and will continue throughout the term on a part-time basis.

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Published on : 04 Jul 2006

Using Library printers from the wireless network

It is now possible to use Library printers from the wireless network if authenticated with NetConnect. This is great news for people who tote their own laptops and do not otherwise have campus access to printers. Colour printers are also accessible this way. An application must be installed locally.

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Published on : 04 Jul 2006

Journal Citation Reports (JCR) now available for 2005

The 2005 data are now available for Journal Citation Reports. JCR provides statistical information based on citation data, giving you a systematic, objective means to critically evaluate the world's leading science and social sciences journals.

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Published on : 21 Jun 2006

New A to Z eJournal list now live

You may notice a change in how you access electronic journals from our "Journals" page. The new A to Z eJournal list reflects all our eJournal holdings in sync with the Library Catalogue. For more information, please click on "Details."

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Published on : 12 Jun 2006

Colombo Interlibrary Loan information sessions, June 19-21

Colombo Interlibrary Loan information sessions will be held on June 19, 20 and 21, at 2:00 pm, in the Humanities and Social Sciences Electronic Classroom. Sessions will be 35 minutes long. No registration required.

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Published on : 12 Jun 2006