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.
This will affect Byron Hoyt's digital sheet music collection. They are planning interruptions in ebrary service on December 8 during their scheduled maintenance window of 11:00 pm to 12:00 pm EST (8:00 pm to 9:00 pm PST). They will be performing software maintenance on database systems, and apologize for any inconvenience. To access the collection at any other time, please click on "More information."
The Education Library will be closing this evening, December 7, at 6:30 pm, because the water in the building has been turned off. We regret the inconvenience this may cause.
We apologize for the inconvenience. NCS is investigating the problem. Please use the catalogue to get to resources, or ask a librarian for additional help.
CISTI will be closed from December 23 at noon until January 3, 2006, at 8:30 am (ET). Client services and Document Delivery will not be available during this period. CISTI would like to thank you for your understanding, and wishes you all the joys of the season. PLEASE NOTE: the CISTI Source database itself will still be accessible over this period.
The McGill Alumni Association is organizing coffee breaks in the McLennan Library Building during the exam period, at the following times: December 5, 11 am-3 pm; December 9, 11 am-2 pm; December 15, 2 pm-5 pm. They will provide bottled water, coffee, cookies and whole fruit, as well as highlighters and pens. Please feel free to join us in the Lobby where you are welcome to consume the goodies.
More space is now available for 24-hour study at McLennan-Redpath. The main floor of McLennan, Redpath and the cafeteria will be open for quiet study to McGill students with valid IDs ONLY. After 1:00 am, access to the study space is via the Redpath entrance.
The Library has arranged for a free trial of the International Bibliography of Theatre and Dance, a full-text database available via EBSCOHOST. Feedback would be much appreciated.
The Library Catalogue will not be available for searching early Sunday morning, November 27, 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.
To access "Article Finder" -- the tool which allows you to enter citation information to link directly to a journal or article -- please go to "Article indexes and databases"; the link is located in the upper right corner. You can also access "Article Finder" from the "Journals" page. If you have any comments regarding its usefulness, please let us know by clicking on "More information" below and
Other new online titles include the 2nd edition of "The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court," "The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature" and "The New Zealand Oxford Dictionary." Available to McGill users.