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McGill Library honours and celebrates McGill's 190th Anniversary with this newly digitized collection of Old McGill Yearbooks from 1898 through to 1940. A rich resource for family researchers and historians alike, this slice of McGill's history provides an unique view of student life, learning and research. Browse through the years or enter a name. Explore Old McGill memories and stories told thro
On Monday, October 10th (Thanksgiving Day), 24 hour study access will be available at the Humanities and Social Sciences Library and the Schulich Library of Science and Engineering. All other library branches will be physically closed. Services (loans, reserves, consultations) at all branches will also be closed on Monday, October 10th.
McGill community can now access up-to-the-minute information on the McLennan-Redpath building complex construction developments on the Library's Renovations web page. The web page features a News of the Day section. Sub-pages of interest include a Schedule and FAQ section. All pages will be updated regularly. Library's Renovations page: http://www.mcgill.ca/library/library-about/renovations/
The city is in the process of carrying out work on the water system. As a result, there is a risk that the water quality will be effected. Please do not drink the water until further notice.
Due to maintenance, eScholarship@McGill, e-Exams, and eTheses and digitized rare books accessed via the library catalogue will be unavailable from 11pm Thursday June 3rd to 5am Friday June 4
McGill Library is pleased to announce the official launch of a new mobile library website as of June 1. Access library services any place, any time on your iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and most smart phones. Features on the mobile site include: Catalogue search, Course Reserves, Ask us, Library hours, Library finder on Google Maps, Library News, and FAQs.
The COLOMBO Interlibrary Loan system will be un available for McGill clients or library staff from Friday May 21 to Monday May 24 inclusive, while an upgrade to version 4.1 is in progress. Access to COLOMBO will resume on Tuesday May 25 in the morning.
This report, by Johanne Gélinas from the Office of the Auditor-General of Canada, was released on September 28, 2006. To access the Commissioner's reports, click the link below.
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.
"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."
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