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EXCHANGE email unavailable Thursday, February 23, evening

Thu, 2006-02-23 01:00

Please note that EXCHANGE mail server will be unavailable on Thursday, February 23 (tonight), from 10:00 pm to 10:30 pm, due to an upgrade. Incoming messages will be queued and delivered once the system is back up.

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EXCHANGE email unavailable Sunday, February 26, afternoon

Thu, 2006-02-23 12:00

Please note that EXCHANGE mail server will be unavailable on Sunday, February 26, from 3 pm to 4 pm, due to an upgrade. Incoming messages will be queued and delivered once the system is back up.

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'Researching and writing your term paper': Classroom change

Wed, 2006-03-01 12:00

"Researching and writing your term paper" will now be held in the Humanities and Social Sciences Library eClassroom, in the McLennan Library Building.

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Examinations website

Wed, 2006-03-01 12:00

For Final Examination related information - schedules, regulations, conflicts, etc. - please visit the Examinations website.

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False alarm calls - our bane

Thu, 2006-03-02 00:30

Statistics show that 95 to 98 percent of all alarm calls are false. For Security Services, alarm call responses account for about 30 percent of our services. Hence, false alarms result in a great deal of unnecessary patrol dispatches.

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McGill MBA Japan profiled in McGill Reporter article

Thu, 2006-03-02 12:00

The McGill MBA Japan program is profiled in the article "Internationally speaking: MBA in Tokyo," McGill Reporter, March 2, 2006.

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Find It McGill and Article Finder not working

Fri, 2006-03-03 07:30

Find It McGill and Article Finder are down. This means that the button doesn't work, and the links to ejournals from the catalogue do not work either. Links to ejournals still work from the A to Z list (see "Details") by clicking on the letter by which your title begins. We are working to solve the problem as soon as possible, and apologize profusely for the inconvenience this has caused since yesterday evening.

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New page editing functions

Fri, 2006-03-03 12:00

McGill Web Publishing Software now has new page layout functions. If you are a site editor or a site manager of McGill web pages, a short online tutorial can demonstrate to you how the system has improved. See "Accessing Page Editing" at the link below.

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Article in Ottawa Citizen: 10 tips to improve your Googling

Mon, 2006-03-06 10:00

Most of us use Google: the statistics are fairly clear. But how can we improve our search results or target our searches? This article explores some ways. Tips include finding similar terms, excluding terms, looking up definitions, restricting searches to specific sites, and more. Also useful is the Google Cheat Sheet. Just don't forget that you won't find everything through Google, and that our article indexes and databases are available to get you even further ahead in your scholarly research.

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Nature.com connectivity problems

Mon, 2006-03-06 10:30

The Nature Publishing Group has informed us of an inconsistent Internet connectivity problem. They are making every effort to resolve the problem as soon as possible, and will inform us as soon as the situation is resolved. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause.

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