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Buyback of used textbooks starts August 25

Students can sell their used textbooks for cash at the McGill Bookstore on Monday to Friday from August 25 to September 12. Buyback hours are from 10am to 5pm. Click on "Cash for Books" at the Bookstore website to see if the Bookstore wants your particular book.

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Published on : 07 Aug 2008

Resolution for PDF vulnerability on BlackBerry Enterprise Server

To address the recent PDF security vulnerability on the BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES), NCS will be performing maintenance and applying a software patch on the server. This will also re-enable support for PDF documents. Maintenance on the server will take place Friday, July 25 from 11:30 pm to approximately 3:30 am Saturday. The BES will be out of service during this period (no email).

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Published on : 23 Jul 2008

TV broadcasts: Mini-Science 2008

Until August 31, select lectures from Mini-Science 2008 are being broadcast on Canal Savoir. Learn about ecology, evolution, and extinction from world-class experts.

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Published on : 21 Jul 2008

Security vulnerability with PDF documents on BlackBerry Enterprise Server

Due to a security vulnerability associated with PDF documents on the BlackBerry Enterprise Server, McGill is disabling PDF support for BlackBerry users until there is a resolution provided by Research in Motion. Service will be interrupted between 11:00 pm and 12:00 am tonight, July 17, while changes on the BlackBerry server are implemented. For details, see the full announcment.

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Published on : 17 Jul 2008

Nakisa name change on Minerva

Nakisa name change on Minerva

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Published on : 04 Jul 2008

Faculty of Medicine staff migrated to the campus AD

The Faculty of Medicine staff have been migrated to the campus AD and as a result, on Friday July 4 2008, they will no longer be able to access workstation computers using the medicine or medserv domain (eg. username@medserv.mcgill.ca). To log on to workstation computers you need to use your McGill Username and McGill Password.

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Published on : 03 Jul 2008

Problem with Imaging system

A current problem with the Imaging system prevents access to imaged documents in Minerva, Banner and Application Xtender tools. We are working at resolving the problem and apologize for any inconvenience.

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Published on : 11 Jun 2008

Exchange Email maintenance completed

Maintenance work on McGill’s central Exchange server has been completed.

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Published on : 06 Jun 2008

BlackBerry Enterprise Server problem

The BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) had to be rebooted at around 8:30 a.m. this morning due to a network problem. Message flow will return to normal in around one hour.

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Published on : 04 Jun 2008

Rescheduled - myFuture unavailable Thursday morning

myFuture will be unavailable Thursday, May 29, 2008 from 8:30 am until 10:00 am.

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Published on : 27 May 2008

Exchange (Email) maintenance Saturday, May 17

NCS will be performing maintenance on the Exchange servers this Saturday morning (May 17) starting at 5:30am. This work is expected to be finished no later than 7:30am. Users will experience two periods of downtime during the maintenance window, lasting a total of between 30-60 minutes.

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Published on : 15 May 2008

myMcGill portal unavailable Sunday morning, from 6:00 am to 9:00 am

Please note that myMcGill portal be unavailable on Sunday, May 18, 2008 between 6:00 am and 9:00 am for system maintenance. Thank you for your patience and cooperation. We apologize for any inconvenience this might cause.

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Published on : 15 May 2008

Webcasts: Mini-Science 2008

Lectures from Mini-Science 2008 are now available via webcast. Learn about ecology, evolution, and extinction from world-class experts.

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Published on : 09 May 2008

Update: BlackBerry Server back up and running

Due to scheduled maintenance, which did not go as planned, the BlackBerry Enterprise Server was unavailable since 5:00 am this morning. The problems were resolved at around 10:30 am and the BlackBerry Server is now up and running. Email messages are beginning to be delivered to users and they should all be delivered before noon today. We apologize for the inconvenience caused by this situation.

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Published on : 09 May 2008

Bookstore summer hours

The Bookstore will be operating on its summer schedule from Monday, June 2, to Friday, August 22, 2008. Bookstore hours will be 9 am to 6 pm, Monday to Friday, and 10 am to 5 pm on Saturdays.

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Published on : 07 May 2008