The Colombo Interlibrary Loan (ILL) database system will be unavailable to McGill users and library personnel from Friday June 14 to Sunday June 16 at 9:00 AM due to a technical upgrade to a new version of the software. It is expected that access to the Colombo ILL service will resume at 9:00 AM on Sunday June 16, 2013. The McGill Library regrets any inconvenience this may cause.
Changes as of July 1, 2013 As of July 1st, 2013, access to McGill electronic databases, e-journals and other e-resources has changed at McGill affiliated hospital sites in order to comply with the McGill University Library's licensing agreements.
The new version of EndNote software - version X7 (Windows) - is now available for download at http://kb.mcgill.ca/it/endnote. We will no longer be offering ProCite or Reference Manager since the software provider is no longer updating them, and the McGill community has access to both Endnote and RefWorks.
Dr. Colleen Cook, Trenholme Dean of Libraries, is delighted to announce that Maya Kucij and Lucy Frenette are the recipients of the 2013 Library Excellence Awards. The Library Excellence Awards officially honour the extraordinary service, important efforts and achievements of staff members. “These awards are near and dear to my heart because candidates for the award are brought forward by colleagues,” says Cook. “Every year the list of nominees is outstanding and this year was no exception.
There are three projects that will be taking place over the course of the summer in the McLennan Redpath Complex (Humanities and Social Sciences Library): » McLennan Redpath Terrace Project – Phase 3 » Asbestos Work in the Redpath Library Building » Lighting & Occupancy Sensor Retrofit at McLennan-Redpath Complex to begin in June
There will be an electrical shutdown in the McLennan Library Building Main Floor on Sunday May 12,2013 from 6am to 8pm, in order to complete a panel upgrade to the electrical framework. The shutdown will involve the area behind the elevators in the McLennan Lobby only. Access to computers will be available in the Cyberthèque. Self-check machines and catalogues will be accessible throughout the McLennan-Redpath Library Complex. For any questions or concerns please contact: Roberto VerrilloRoberto [dot] verrillo [at] mcgill [dot] ca
Over the past several months, the Library has increased the number of resources that are available through WorldCat, so we thought it would be a good idea to summarize some of them here. Some recent additions to WorldCat include:
Video recordings from the one-day symposium, Meetings with Books: Raymond Klibansky, Special Collections and the Library in the 21st Century, that was held at McGill on March 20, 2013, are now available. Webcast recordings of the opening remarks, both keynotes and the panel discussions have been posted for viewing online or downloading.
In 1955, the Quebec legislature created the Civil Code Revision Office (C.C.R.O.) and assigned to it the monumental task of revising the Civil Code of Lower Canada to bring it in line with the social, political, and economic realities affecting private law relations in Quebec. The Archives of the Civil Code Revision Office makes available approximately 4000 documents consisting of working papers, correspondence, minutes of meetings, and internal memoranda from the C.C.R.O., mostly from the period of 1969-1979.
Many Library branches will be open with modified hours for study over the Easter holidays, with some offering services. Please visit the individual branch pages on the Library website for details of opening and service hours for the long holiday weekend. Please note that the following branches will be closing at midnight tonight (Thursday, March 28):
Recent surveys show that faculty want delivery of library materials to their campus offices as a basic service. In response, McGill Library is introducing campus office delivery for Faculty, starting the week of March 18, 2013
UPDATE - Thursday, Feb 7 @ 10:00 AM The interlibrary loan service (ILL) is resumed and back to normal Please login to Colombo ILL at http://www.mcgill.ca/library/library-using/otherloans/interlibrary. Any questions please contact Valerie Mayman (valerie [dot] mayman [at] mcgill [dot] ca).
Due to today's flooding incident, most Library branches are currently closed. The Humanities and Social Sciences Library remains open. All branches will be open at the normal times (or at the start of service hours) on Tuesday, January 28, 2013. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
The Library is collecting feedback about our recently renovated spaces. Tell us what you think about the renovated 3rd floor McLennan [survey] and the Redpath Furniture Lab [survey] Thanks for helping us to make the Library a better place for everyone!