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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

ebrary Alert: Service interruptions December 8

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."

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Published on : 08 Dec 2005

Alert: Education Library closing at 6:30 pm on Dec. 7

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.

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Published on : 07 Dec 2005

Alert: 'Find it' links to full-text are temporarily unavailable

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.

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Published on : 07 Dec 2005

CISTI: Holiday closure from December 23 to January 3

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.

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Published on : 07 Dec 2005

Coffee breaks @ the Library on Dec. 5, 9 and 15

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.

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Published on : 04 Dec 2005

24-hour access to McLennan-Redpath: Expanded study space

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.

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Published on : 03 Dec 2005

Exhibition: Western Encounters with China, 1600-1900

December 1, 2005 - February 28, 2006, McLennan Library Building Lobby.

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Published on : 01 Dec 2005