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RESOLVED: Colombo ILL unavailable

March 16, 5:00pm - The issues affecting access to Colombo ILL have been resolved. Colombo access has been restored and is functioning as expected. March 16, 2:00pm - Access to the Colombo Interlibrary Loan (ILL) service is currently unavailable. Colombo staff are in touch with OCLC, who are looking into the connection problems. We will update here as the situation develops. We apologize for any inconvienience.

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Published on : 16 Mar 2016

DynaMed Plus trial now available until March 31, 2016

The McGill Library and Archives now has a trial for DynaMed Plus from EBSCO in addition to our subscription to DynaMed. DynaMed Plus was released in 2015. Here is a short description of its features:

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Published on : 25 Feb 2016

Library Blogs, Library Matters unavailable Thursday, February 18, 8:30am to 9am

McGill Library Blogs and Library Matters will be unavailable Thursday, February 18, 2016 from 8:30am to 9am for maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Published on : 16 Feb 2016

February 14, 1am to 2am - Off-campus authentication for Library e-resources, login to Colombo ILL unavailable

Off-campus authentication for access to McGill Library e-resources and login for Colombo ILL will not be available Sunday, February 14, 2016 starting at 1:00am for up to 1 hour, due to scheduled maintenance to McGill login services.

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Published on : 10 Feb 2016

New version of EndNote available for Mac users

A new version of EndNote X7 for Mac is now available for download. It is compatible with Microsoft Word 2016 for Mac. All McGill University full-time faculty, staff and students can download and install EndNote for use on their personal computers or on McGill workstations for which they have administrative rights. To download the software, visit the IT Knowledge Base.

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Published on : 10 Feb 2016

RESOLVED: Problems with links to Library e-resources

Update, Friday, January 22, 4:35pm: The problems with links to Library e-resources appear to have been resolved. OCLC has brought our EZproxy server back online, and links are working as expected once again. We are currently experiencing problems with our EZproxy authentication system used to provide access to Library e-resources. The issues are affecting links to McGill Library licensed e-resources from both on and off campus.

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Published on : 22 Jan 2016

Library Blogs, Library Matters unavailable Friday, January 22, 8am to 9am

McGill Library Blogs and Library Matters will be unavailable Friday, January 22, 2016 from 8am to 9am for maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Published on : 21 Jan 2016

RESOLVED: Problems with JSTOR links in the Library Catalogue

Update, January 20, 4:30pm: Previously reported problems with JSTOR links in the WorldCat Catalogue have been resolved. Links to JSTOR journals should now resolve properly.

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Published on : 19 Jan 2016

eScholarship@McGill, eTheses and other locally hosted material unavailable January 11, 7am to 7pm

Update, January 12, 10:00am: All affected resources are now available. Update, January 11, 6:00pm: The server migration is now complete, however some services are not yet accessible and may be unavailable until later than expected tonight. Currently available:

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Published on : 05 Jan 2016

All Library branches will be closed December 24, 2015 through January 3, 2016

All McGill Library branches will be closed December 24, 2015 through January 3, 2016. To learn more about the opening hours of a specific branch, please click here. We look forward to seeing you in the new year.

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Published on : 21 Dec 2015

Improvements to the Library home page on mobile devices

The display of the Library home page has been updated to improve how it displays when viewed on (smaller) mobile devices. The main search box is more user-friendly and the three main categories of links are in collapsible sections in order to make the site easier to navigate. If you have any comments or questions, or encounter any issues using the site on your mobile device, please web [dot] library [at] mcgill [dot] ca (let us know).

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Published on : 16 Dec 2015

Library Blogs, Library Matters unavailable Friday, December 4, 8am to 9am

McGill Library Blogs and Library Matters will be unavailable Friday, December 4, 2015 from 8am to 9am for scheduled maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Published on : 03 Dec 2015

Branch Hours & Access - Exam Period, December 2015

24/7 Exam Period Hours As of December 2nd 2015, the following library branches will be open 24 hours 7 days a week: Humanities and Social Sciences Library Nahum Gelber Law Library Schulich Library of Science and Engineering Macdonald Campus Library Extended Exam Period Hours

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Published on : 02 Dec 2015

Life Sciences reserves and services moved to Osler Library of the History of Medicine

On December 1, 2015, the Life Sciences Library Service Point was relocated to the Osler Library of the History of Medicine (still on the 3rd floor of McIntyre Medical Building). Loans services, including course reserves, are now available from Osler Library. Please note, however, that course reserves materials for Nursing have been moved to Schulich Library of Science and Engineering.

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Published on : 01 Dec 2015

Christopher Lyons, Head of Osler Library of the History of Medicine, named Osler Librarian

The McGill Library and Archives is proud to announce that Christopher Lyons, the current Head of the Osler Library of the History of the Medicine, has received the prestigious title of Osler Librarian after a unanimous vote of endorsement by the Board of Curators.

Published on : 01 Dec 2015