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Lucy Frenette and Maya Kucij winners of the 2013 McGill Library Excellence Awards

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.

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Published on : 07 Jun 2013

Summer Renovation Projects - McLennan Redpath Complex

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

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Published on : 17 May 2013

McLennan main floor electrical shutdown, Sunday, May 12, 2013

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

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Published on : 09 May 2013

WorldCat update: New collections add millions of titles

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:

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Published on : 06 May 2013

Meetings with Books symposium videos now available

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.

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Published on : 22 Apr 2013

New digital collection: The Archives of the Civil Code Revision Office

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.

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Published on : 08 Apr 2013

Easter weekend Library hours

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):

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Published on : 28 Mar 2013

Delivery of Library material to faculty with campus offices

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

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Published on : 20 Mar 2013

Library Matters, the Library's newsletter, is now a blog!

The Library Matters Editorial Committee is pleased to announce the launch of the new and improved Library Matters.

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Published on : 07 Feb 2013

Important Change to McGill Interlibrary loan (ILL) Borrowing Service

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).

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Published on : 05 Feb 2013

Humanities and Social Science Library open; other branches closed

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.

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Published on : 28 Jan 2013

Give us feedback on the McLennan/Redpath renovations

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!

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Published on : 03 Jan 2013

The Library will be closing for the holidays (Dec 22 - Jan 1)

All library branches will be closing on Friday, December 21 for the holidays, with most reopening on Wednesday, January 2, 2013. The Edward Rosenthall Mathematics and Statistics Library will only reopen on Monday, January7, 2013. See branch pages for specific opening and closing times. Have a happy and safe holidays!    

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Published on : 14 Dec 2012

Humanities and Social Sciences Library open 24/7 during the exam period

As of Thursday November 29th, the Redpath Library Building in the Humanities and Social Sciences Library (HSSL) will be open for study 24 hours a day 7 days a week in order to accommodate students studying for finals. Service hours will remain unchanged during this period. Sealed containers and spill-resistant cups are allowed in the Library. Food and snacks are not allowed in the Library, please plan appropriately.   

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Published on : 29 Nov 2012

System maintenance affecting eScholarship@McGill, eTheses, some digitized content on Monday Oct 29

eScholarship@McGill as well as eTheses and locally digitized materials accessible through the Catalogue will be unavailable on Monday, October 29, 2012 from 10:00pm to midnight while maintenance work is being carried out on the server.

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Published on : 26 Oct 2012