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October 15, 9pm - Links to Library e-resources won't work for up to one hour (EZproxy downtime)

Links to McGill Library e-resources will not work as expected Thursday, October 15, 2015 starting at 9:00pm for up to one hour, due to scheduled maintenance to the EZproxy authentication system.

Published: 9Oct2015

History of Science in Islam Exhibition

Morrice Hall Islamic Studies Library, 3485 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E1, CA


Changes to how you access Books24x7 e-books

As of November 3, 2015, when you access a Books24x7 e-book through WorldCat Local or from a link on the Library web site, you'll be able to
access the e-book simply by logging in with your McGill username (email address) and password.

You will no longer need to create or use a separate Books24x7 account to access these e-books.

Published: 4Oct2015

FIXED: Problem with interlibrary loan links in the Find Full Text WorldCat Link Resolver

UPDATE, October 6, 2015: This issue has been resolved. Initiating interlibrary loan requests from the Find Full Text (WorldCat Link Resolver) page is working as expected. Thank you for your understanding.

October 2, 2015:

Published: 2Oct2015

The McGill Library Sprint!

We’ve put together a fun, interactive online orientation scavenger hunt that will help you:

  • Find books and other resources quickly
  • Discover different types of study areas and e-classrooms
  • Learn about photocopying, printing and accessing course reserves
  • Discover how to borrow books using your student card
  • …and more!

Start in the lobby of the Humanities & Social Sciences Library or the Schulich Library of Science and Engineering and access clues on your phone or tablet by visiting:

Published: 1Oct2015

Interlibrary Loans and Document Delivery team wins 2014-15 Principal’s Award

McGill Library’s Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery has been named as one of the winners of the prestigious 2014-15 Principal’s Award for Administrative and Support Staff (Team Projects), honouring their customer and community service, quality of work, innovation, teamwork and sustainability.

The annual awards celebrates the tireless and exceptional efforts of McGill's administrative and support staff in five separate categories: Management (Managers and Professionals), Clerical, Technical and Library Assistants, Trades and Services and Team Projects.

Published: 1Oct2015

2015 Mossman Lecture - Public Ethnography and the Fabulation of Power presented by João Biehl

Leacock Building Room 232, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 2T7, CA

The Mossman Endowment presents the Elizabeth B. McNab Lecture in the History of Science

Public Ethnography and the Fabulation of Power

João Biehl

EndNote Mac users: hold off on installing Office 2016

EndNote X7 is not currently compatible with Microsoft Word 2016 for Mac. The vendor, Thomson Reuters, will be releasing a free patch for it in September or October. In the meantime, Office 2011 is available for free to McGill students, faculty, and staff through the Office 365 site.

If you've already installed Office 2016, however, workarounds are available.

Published: 14Sep2015

Library Blogs, Library Matters unavailable Tuesday, September 15, 8:30am to 9am

McGill Library Blogs and Library Matters will be unavailable Tuesday, September 15, 2015 from 8:30am to 9am for scheduled maintenance.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Published: 14Sep2015

McGill Newspaper Digitization Launch and Trivia Night

Faculty Club Ballroom, 3450 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E5, CA

Digitized editions of historic McGill student newspapers and Macdonald Campus publications are now online!


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