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Downtime for Classic Catalogue and other Library systems, Saturday night/Sunday morning

Due to scheduled maintenance this weekend, the following services and systems will be unavailable for approximately 4 hours beginning at 12:30am, early Sunday morning, August 30:

  • Classic Catalogue
  • Library loans and auto-loan machines (no borrowing will be possible during the downtime)
  • Availability information for physical items in McGill WorldCat

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Published: 28Aug2015

eScholarship@McGill, eTheses, eExams unavailable Wednesday, August 26, 6:00am to 8:00am

eScholarship@McGill, including eTheses, eExams and other locally digitized material, will be unavailable Wednesday, August 26, 2015 from 6:00am until 8:00am due to regular server maintenance.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Published: 25Aug2015

Subject guides now available using LibGuides

Today the Library launched our subject guides on LibGuides, a specialized publishing system that makes it easier for us to provide you with helpful information that is easy to find and use.

You can access these guides as you normally would through the Subject Guide links on the home page.

Note: The URLs for the guides have changed, so any bookmarks or links that you have created to these subject guides will need to be updated.

Published: 14Aug2015

WorldCat system issue has been resolved

Update: Friday, August 14 at 4:44 PM

OCLC is reporting that the system issue has been resolved. They recommend that anyone still experiencing issues with the WorldCat service clear your browser cache and try again.

If you continue to experience issues with WorldCat, please let us know!


Published: 14Aug2015

Preview of upcoming changes to Library home page

Unfortunately, we have had to scale back our plans for making changes to the design of the Library home page.

Instead, we will be limiting ourselves to making a few small changes to the content displayed in the current design.


Published: 15Jul2015

Exhibition: Across the Channel: English literature on the Continent in the 18th century

McLennan Library Building main floor, lobby, 3459 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C9, CA

Please note: This exhibition is accessible during opening hours.

Math Collection housed in the Edward Rosenthall Library to move this summer

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics will be transforming the former Library space on the 11th floor of Burnside Hall over the upcoming year in order to meet the teaching and learning needs of students and faculty. To facilitate this space transformation, the McGill Library will relocate the library collection and merge this material with the rest of the math and statistic collections currently housed in other branch libraries.

Published: 30Jun2015

All Library branches closed Wednesday, July 1 - Canada Day

Please note all Library branches will be closed Wednesday, July 1, 2015 for Canada Day.

For a listing of opening and service hours please click here.

Published: 25Jun2015

All Library branches closed Wednesday, June 24 - La Fête nationale du Québec/Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day

Please note all Library branches will be closed Wednesday, June 24, 2015 for la Fête nationale du Québec/Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day.

For a listing of opening and service hours please click here.

Published: 23Jun2015

HVAC work in Macdonald Campus Library

Please be advised that the entire Level 3 quiet study floor will be closed off from June 18 through July 12, due to heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning work in the Macdonald Campus Library. There will also be noise, vibrations and ventilation shutdowns in the coming weeks.

Staff will be able to access the closed-off areas once a day. Please continue to request items through the library catalogue, or visit the Library Services desk.

Published: 19Jun2015


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