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Interlibrary Loans and Document Delivery team wins 2014-15 Principal’s Award

McGill Library’s Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery has been named as one of the winners of the prestigious 2014-15 Principal’s Award for Administrative and Support Staff (Team Projects), honouring their customer and community service, quality of work, innovation, teamwork and sustainability. The annual awards celebrates the tireless and exceptional efforts of McGill's administrative and support staff in five separate categories: Management (Managers and Professionals), Clerical, Technical and Library Assistants, Trades and Services and Team Projects.

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Published on : 01 Oct 2015

Library Blogs, Library Matters unavailable Tuesday, September 15, 8:30am to 9am

McGill Library Blogs and Library Matters will be unavailable Tuesday, September 15, 2015 from 8:30am to 9am for scheduled maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Published on : 14 Sep 2015

UPDATED: WorldCat Local and other OCLC services restored

Updated 12:25 PM: WorldCat Local and other OCLC services are now available and functioning normally. WorldCat Local and other OCLC services are currently unavailable. OCLC is aware of the issue and is investigating. We will report back with more information as soon as we have an update. We apologize for any inconvienience this might cause.

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Published on : 08 Sep 2015

Downtime for Classic Catalogue and other Library systems, Saturday night/Sunday morning

Due to scheduled maintenance this weekend, the following services and systems will be unavailable for approximately 4 hours beginning at 12:30am, early Sunday morning, August 30: Classic Catalogue Library loans and auto-loan machines (no borrowing will be possible during the downtime) Availability information for physical items in McGill WorldCat We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Published on : 28 Aug 2015

eScholarship@McGill, eTheses, eExams unavailable Wednesday, August 26, 6:00am to 8:00am

eScholarship@McGill, including eTheses, eExams and other locally digitized material, will be unavailable Wednesday, August 26, 2015 from 6:00am until 8:00am due to regular server maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Published on : 25 Aug 2015

Subject guides now available using LibGuides

Today the Library launched our subject guides on LibGuides, a specialized publishing system that makes it easier for us to provide you with helpful information that is easy to find and use. You can access these guides as you normally would through the Subject Guide links on the home page. Note: The URLs for the guides have changed, so any bookmarks or links that you have created to these subject guides will need to be updated.

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Published on : 14 Aug 2015

WorldCat system issue has been resolved

Update: Friday, August 14 at 4:44 PM OCLC is reporting that the system issue has been resolved. They recommend that anyone still experiencing issues with the WorldCat service clear your browser cache and try again. If you continue to experience issues with WorldCat, please let us know!  

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Published on : 14 Aug 2015

Preview of upcoming changes to Library home page

Unfortunately, we have had to scale back our plans for making changes to the design of the Library home page. Instead, we will be limiting ourselves to making a few small changes to the content displayed in the current design. Specifically:

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Published on : 15 Jul 2015

Math Collection housed in the Edward Rosenthall Library to move this summer

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics will be transforming the former Library space on the 11th floor of Burnside Hall over the upcoming year in order to meet the teaching and learning needs of students and faculty. To facilitate this space transformation, the McGill Library will relocate the library collection and merge this material with the rest of the math and statistic collections currently housed in other branch libraries.

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Published on : 30 Jun 2015

All Library branches closed Wednesday, July 1 - Canada Day

Please note all Library branches will be closed Wednesday, July 1, 2015 for Canada Day. For a listing of opening and service hours please click here.

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Published on : 25 Jun 2015

All Library branches closed Wednesday, June 24 - La Fête nationale du Québec/Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day

Please note all Library branches will be closed Wednesday, June 24, 2015 for la Fête nationale du Québec/Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day. For a listing of opening and service hours please click here.

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Published on : 23 Jun 2015

HVAC work in Macdonald Campus Library

Please be advised that the entire Level 3 quiet study floor will be closed off from June 18 through July 12, due to heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning work in the Macdonald Campus Library. There will also be noise, vibrations and ventilation shutdowns in the coming weeks. Staff will be able to access the closed-off areas once a day. Please continue to request items through the library catalogue, or visit the Library Services desk.

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Published on : 19 Jun 2015

June 18, 9pm - Links to Library e-resources won't work for up to 4 hours (EZproxy downtime)

Links to McGill Library e-resources will not work as expected Thursday, June 18, 2015 starting at 9:00pm for up to 4 hours, due to scheduled maintenance to the EZproxy authentication system.

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Published on : 11 Jun 2015

eScholarship@McGill, eTheses, eExams unavailable June 4, 6am to 8am

eScholarship@McGill, including eTheses, eExams and other locally digitized material, will be unavailable Thursday, June 4, 2015 from 6:00am until 8:00am due to regular server maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Published on : 03 Jun 2015

Renovations: Redpath Library Building, main floor washrooms

Thanks to the generous support of our undergraduate student SSMU Library Improvement Fund, McGill Library & Archives is pleased to report that the long overdue expansion of the washrooms on the main floor of the Redpath Library Building is about to begin!

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Published on : 14 May 2015