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Chat with a Librarian now live

Mon, 2006-01-30 14:00

McGill Library is pleased to announce a new service which will allow you to chat online with a McGill librarian, Monday to Friday from 11 am to 8 pm, and Saturday-Sunday from 11 am to 5:45 pm (revised). Please feel free to try it, and we look forward to your feedback.

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Selected reserve loans at Life Sciences Library now available overnight

Wed, 2006-02-01 18:00

The Life Sciences Library is testing a change to their current Reserves policy: They will allow students to borrow SELECTED Reserves books overnight -- a departure from the strict "two hours in the library only" policy employed for the past several years.

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'Rare collections go digital': Article in the Reporter highlighting David McKnight

Thu, 2006-02-02 12:00

David McKnight describes the fruits of McGill's Digital Collections Program (DCP), as well as some of the issues faced in digitization. He also reveals how DigiTool, software recently purchased by the McGill Library, will assist us in the creation and preservation of our digital collections.

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'75 Books from the Osler Library' and other publications for sale

Fri, 2006-02-10 11:00

To honour the occassion of the 75th anniversary of the Osler Library at McGill University, we were pleased to publish "75 Books from the Osler Library," edited by Prof. Faith Wallis and Mrs. Pamela J. Miller.

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New website for the Edward Rosenthall Library

Fri, 2006-02-10 15:30

The website for the Edward Rosenthall Library of Mathematics and Statistics is now on the McGill Web Publishing System (WPS). Please update your bookmarks or links if applicable.

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EndNote 9 now available

Sat, 2006-02-18 08:00

EndNote 9 is compatible with Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger) and 10.3 (Panther), overcoming some previous problems with Tiger.

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Library reminder: Excessive downloading of e-resources is strictly prohibited

Tue, 2006-02-21 12:00

Cases of excessive downloading of articles from the Library's content providers are being reported. This is a reminder that excessive downloading is strictly prohibited and can result in the termination of our licences. Commercial use as well as systematic or excessive downloading (such as an entire issue of a journal, significant portions of the entire run of a journal, a significant number of se

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Changes to e-journal titles in the catalogue

Fri, 2006-02-24 14:00

Approximately 20,000 MARCIt records will be loaded into the catalogue starting Friday evening, February 24, adding new e-journal titles to the catalogue and also replacing some of our existing e-journal records. It is a multi-step process which will run in the background and should not affect client access. The net effect of the project will be a cleaner look in the catalogue, and e-journal inform

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Electronic books: 30-day trial access to Oxford Scholarship Online

Mon, 2006-02-27 09:00

The Library has set up a 30-day trial (Feb. 24-Mar. 26) to "OSO Economics and Finance," "OSO Philosophy," "OSO Political Science" and "OSO Religion and Theology." 1,102 classic and newly published titles are now available, and OSO will be updated quarterly, with an additional 200 titles added each year. Please take a moment to try this resource and let us know what you think.

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Now available: Oxford Scholarship Online e-book collection

Mon, 2006-04-03 11:30

We have just acquired the complete Oxford Scholarship Online (OSO) e-book collection, consisting of 1,100 e-books from the following four modules: Economics & Finance, Philosophy, Political Science, Religion & Theology.

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