McGill Alert / Alerte de McGill

Updated: Mon, 07/15/2024 - 16:07

Gradual reopening continues on downtown campus. See Campus Public Safety website for details.

La réouverture graduelle du campus du centre-ville se poursuit. Complément d'information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention.

Update August 10, 2023: The Octagon Room in the Islamic Studies Library will reopen August 11


Please take note that the Octagon Room in the Islamic Studies Library will be closed until further notice as of Thursday, July 20, 2023.

The room has been undergoing intermittent renovations since June.

Classified as: islamic studies, Renovations, Construction
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Published on: 20 Jul 2023

The Octagon Room in the Islamic Studies Library will be closed on Wednesday July 19th & Thursday July 20th. The space is undergoing intermittent renovations over the next six months. Please note that other library spaces in the Islamic Studies Library will be open during regular hours.

Thank you for your understanding.

For more information, visit the Library's opening and services hours page.

Classified as: temporary closure, Renovations
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Published on: 19 Jul 2023

EndNote 21 is now available to the McGill community. Installers for both Mac and PC are available on the Citation guide. EndNote 21 has the same functionality as EndNote 20 and comes with a new feature - colour coded tagging (similar to Zotero). Before installing EndNote 21, please make sure to uninstall EndNote 20.

Classified as: citation software, citations, Software
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Published on: 10 Jul 2023

The Octagon Room in the Islamic Studies Library will be closed on Thursday, June 22. The space is undergoing intermittent renovations over the next six months. Please note that other library spaces in the Islamic Studies Library will be open during regular hours.

Thank you for your understanding.

For more information, visit the Library's opening and services hours page.

Classified as: temporary closure, Renovations
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Published on: 20 Jun 2023

The power shutdown scheduled to take place in the McLennan-Redpath Library Complex, Armstrong, and Bronfman buildings the week of July 31 OR August 7 between 5:00 am and 10:00 am has been postponed to a later date. We will share the new date and details when they have been confirmed. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your collaboration.

Classified as: building maintenance, system maintenance
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Published on: 16 Jun 2023

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In anticipation of the transformation of the McLennan-Redpath Library Complex, some excavation work will be conducted on select areas of the lower west field adjacent to the McLennan and Redpath Library buildings. The McLennan-Redpath Library buildings are part of a designated heritage site. Standard protocol requires that McGill conduct an archeological excavation before starting any large-scale construction project.

Classified as: McLennan Library Building, Redpath Library Building, Renovations
Published on: 16 Jun 2023

The Octagon Room in the Islamic Studies Library will be undergoing intermittent renovations over the next six months and will be closed during those periods. We will let the McGill community know each time.

During those periods, the rest of the branch will be open regular hours. Thank you for your understanding.

Discover all Library branch hours here.

Classified as: Library news, Islamic Studies Library, Construction
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Published on: 9 Jun 2023

The Society for the History of Natural History (SHNH) is delighted to award the SHNH President’s Award 2023 to Victoria Dickenson for her work on the Gwillim Project: Women, Environment, and Networks of Knowledge and Exchange in Early Nineteenth Century Madras. The Award recognizes an individual or team’s contribution and impact in promoting and improving accessibility, inclusivity, and diversity to the study of the history of natural history.

Classified as: ROAAr – Rare Books, Osler, Art, Archives
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Published on: 19 May 2023

As of April 1, McGill students are able to access the Nahum Gelber Law Library 24 hours a day, seven days a week. As agreed between the Students' Society of McGill University (SSMU) and the Law Students Association (LSA), the Nahum Gelber Law Library will limit access to the three upper floors of the library to Law students only during the April 14 to 28 examination period. Details are as follows:

- A valid McGill ID card is required for access to the Nahum Gelber Law Library outside of Info Desk Service Hours.

Classified as: exam period, Opening hours
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Published on: 29 Mar 2023

Virtual Reference Service

Connect with a librarian virtually during the Easter weekend on Saturday, April 8 from noon to 5PM. Please note that the virtual reference service will be closed on:

  • Friday, April 7
  • Sunday, April 9
  • Monday, April 10

Questions? Ask us!

Classified as: statutory holidays
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Published on: 29 Mar 2023

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McGill Library is pleased to announce the launch of the Missing Voices: South Asian Perspectives on The Gwillim Archives website and Lost Voices podcast, developed with funding from the Digital Museums Canada investment program.

Classified as: ROAAr, Rare Books & Special Collections
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Published on: 27 Mar 2023

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We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Lorie Kloda as Vice-Dean of McGill University Library, for a five-year term, effective April 17, 2023. Dr. Kloda joins the senior management team led by Trenholme Dean of Libraries Guylaine Beaudry. Kloda will provide leadership for initiatives supporting the Library’s strategic directions and will oversee a portfolio of units including finance/planning & resources, facilities, communications, assessment, and Indigenous Initiatives.

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Published on: 23 Mar 2023

On Monday, March 20 the Macdonald Campus Library will be opening up the Seed Library for online orders. The seed catalogue will be made available to McGill students, faculty, and staff on opening day. Please note that there is a limit of 25 seed packets per borrower.

If you're not yet a member of the Seed Library, please fill out the registration form.

Published on: 20 Mar 2023

Updated March 4

The technical issue we were experiencing with ProQuest Central links has been resolved. Thank you for your patience.

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We are currently experiencing an issue when accessing ProQuest Central links within Discovery (Sofia catalogue). The links are resolving to an error message that reads:

“The link you clicked triggered a search in ProQuest that did not find the item you were expecting. Required link information may be missing or incorrect. Ask your librarian or administrator for help.”

Classified as: Library news, Technical issue
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Published on: 3 Mar 2023

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