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Lecture: Science at the crossroads - Mar. 15, 6:00 pm

Wed, 2006-02-22 17:00

The Mossman Endowment of McGill University presents the Elizabeth McNab Lecture in the History of Science, "Science at the crossroads: The end of the Galilean break?" Isabelle Stengers, Université Libre de Bruxelles. All are welcome to attend.

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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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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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