This week is Banned Books Week. Take a look at the "100 Most Frequently Challenged Books of 1990-2000" or find out more about Banned Books Week.
There is a scheduled maintenance window for Factiva on Saturday, September 30. There will be no new content (sites will be available) from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. EST.
Co-CEO of Engineers Without Borders, Parker Mitchell, will be visiting McGill and giving a presentation at 5:30 p.m. in the Adams Auditorium. For his work with EWB, he was named one of Canada's Top 40 Under 40 in 2005, has won awards from the Canadian Bureau for International Education and has been featured by TIME Magazine as one of Canada's next generation of social leaders. Whether you are interested in overseas placements, human development, sustainable solutions, or you're just curious to know what EWB is all about, this is a presentation you do not want to miss. Hope to see you all there. EWB McGill Chapter (mcgill [at] ewb [dot] ca).
The October 2006 issue of Report on Business Magazine (Globe and Mail) lists the International Masters Program in Practicing Management as one of the 15 best executive MBA programs in Canada. Click on "More information" to see the program website.
Schulich Library of Science and Engineering now has laptop locks available at the Loans desk. These allow you to attach your laptop and secure it to a piece of furniture. Laptop locks may be borrowed for 2 days. We also have headphones available at the Loans desk (loan period 2 days).
The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) website (www.rsc.org) will be unavailable for up to 48 hours from 07:00 GMT [03:00 EST] on October 21 for an essential hardware upgrade. The RSC apologizes for any inconvenience that this downtime may cause.
Full-access trial ends November 26, 2006. To access, please click on "More information."
To all faculty and staff: On Friday, October 6, McGill will host activities on the downtown campus related to the Journée nationale du sport et de l'activité physique, sponsored by the Quebec Ministry of Education. You are invited to join the activities on the lawn next to the Burnside Building at noon.
Complete the McGill Bookstore's on-line customer survey and be in the draw to win a $100 gift voucher. Click on the link below for more information.
Management staff in supervisory roles are invited to learn more about the Leadership Development Program on October 18 or November 2, 8:30 am to 9:30 am, at the Faculty Club, 3450 McTavish.