Any web pages which are still on www.library.mcgill.ca will not be accessible for a short period on campus, ranging to a couple of days internationally, because the IP address for that site is being changed. We hope this does not cause too much inconvenience. In the meantime, most of our web pages are still accessible at www.mcgill.ca/library. For further assistance please feel free to ask a librarian.
Please note that on August 8, from 9:00 until noon, the information desk and access to rare and archival material will be disrupted. Access to journals and circulating material will not be affected. We apologize for any inconvenience.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
The McGill Library is currently seeking applicants for the position of Information Technology Services Librarian. Application deadline: Friday, July 28, 2006.
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.
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.
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.
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.