The Gale databases to which the McGill Library subscribes are currently unavailable. We have reported the problem and hope to have it resolved soon. Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience.
The McGill Library has arranged for a trial subscription to AnthroSource, "the premier online resource serving the research, teaching, and professional needs of anthropologists. Developed by the American Anthropological Association (AAA), AnthroSource brings 100 years of anthropological material online." Please feel free to give us your feedback on this resource.
Dr. Arthur Porter, Director General and CEO of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Vassilios Papadopoulos as the new Director of the Research Institute of the MUHC.
Mr. Robert Savoie, Executive Director of Human Resources, will be retiring as of December 31, 2006.
The Bookstore has a great program of events for the festive season. Enjoy savings on holiday reading and gifts. The McGill Choral Society presents lunchtime festive music each Wednesday. Gift wrapping at lunchtime in support of Centraide...and more!
During December the Bookstore is offering a gift wrapping service each weekday between 11 am and 2 pm. Proceeds will go to support Centraide. Buy your gifts at the Bookstore and have them wrapped by volunteers from Centraide.
The Global Environmental and Climate Change Centre (GEC3) and the McGill School of Environment are pleased to present Dr. Mark Jaccard, professor, School of Resource and Environmental Management, and director, Energy and Materials Research Group, Simon Fraser University.
Twenty-two of the 27 McGill first-time writers of the Uniform Final Examinations received a passing rate of 82%. The Quebec average is 87%, while the national average is 79%. The Desautels Faculty of Management BCom graduates' performance is particularly noteworthy, with 20 successful first-time writers out of 22, a success rate of 91%. Pierre-Luc Cardinal, BCom'05, is listed on the Honour Roll as one of the best writers in Quebec.
We are doing remodelling work on the 2nd floor of the McLennan Library Building (Humanities & Social Sciences Library) to increase the number of shelves. We are also adding more group study rooms on this floor, to meet student requests for this space. There may be limited access to the 2nd floor during this project from 9 p.m., Friday, Dec. 1, through the weekend. Thanks for your patience during this improvement.
New workshops are being offered at the EDRS centre for the Winter 2007 session. Please check the "Classes, workshops, tours" page under the "Services" section of the EDRS website.