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Faculty end-of-year book returns: April 30

Mon, 2006-04-03 12:00

During the month of April, all faculty and their authorized borrowers are requested to bring all regular-loan items to the library for an inventory return. All regular-loan items borrowed by faculty during the winter semester are due April 30, 2006, and must be returned before this date.

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Ebrary online book collection: Trial subscription

Mon, 2006-04-10 12:00

Ebrary includes: the Byron Hoyt Collection to which McGill already subscribes, Academic Complete (the default collection when you access the site), the Canadian Public Policy Collection, the Canadian Health Research Collection, and the Canadian Publishers Collection. Subjects include Business, Marketing and Economics, Computers and Information Technology, Education, Engineering and Technology, Lif

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Macdonald Campus Library closure and loans

Mon, 2006-04-24 11:00

As many of you know, renovations to the Macdonald Campus Library will take place this summer. As of April 29 the library will be closed. Until further notice all the requests for materials located at the Macdonald Campus Library will be redirected to the main Interlibrary Loans Office, located in the McLennan Library Bldg. Response time will vary from 2 days to 2-3 weeks depending on the requested

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Statistics Canada's electronic publications now FREE

Tue, 2006-04-25 09:00

"Effective today (April 24, 2006), all electronic publications on Statistics Canada's Web site will be available free of charge. The Agency has been steadily increasing the volume of free content on its Web site to respond to the information needs of Canadians. This latest move makes available at no charge more than 150 electronic publications for which fees were previously charged."

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Reminder: No food or drink permitted in the Library

Wed, 2006-04-26 11:30

This is a reminder that consumption of food or drink (other than bottled water) is not permitted in the Library. We thank you for your cooperation.

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Significant changes to Central Interlibrary Loan Service (ILL) effective May 24

Mon, 2006-05-15 09:30

On May 24, Colombo, the new interlibrary loan (ILL) system, will be launched at the McGill Library, and simultaneously at 20 Quebec university libraries located in seven institutions.

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New World Bank resources web page launched

Wed, 2006-05-17 11:30

This new web page is designed to provide access to the often complex and hidden nature of World Bank electronic information. It is a comprehensive, annotated guide, organized by information type (bibliographical, statistical, full-text, etc.), which makes the wealth of World Bank electronic information easily accessible to users.

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'Computer programs take on the tedious chore of crafting footnotes and bibliographies'

Wed, 2006-06-07 15:30

"Toss out the index cards," an article in the Chronicle of Higher Education about the joys of citation management software. For more information on free citation management software at McGill, please see "Details."

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CINAHL update: Available via Ovid until September 15

Thu, 2006-06-08 09:30

To make the transition from Ovid to EBSCO a little smoother, CINAHL will be available via Ovid until September 15. If you need any more information, please contact a librarian at the Life Sciences Library. Please see "Details" for information on connecting to CINAHL via Ovid.

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SPORTDiscus has moved from Ovid to EBSCO

Thu, 2006-06-08 09:30

SPORTDiscus is no longer available via Ovid. To access SPORTDiscus via EBSCOHost, please use the Library Catalogue or Article Indexes and Databases.

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