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System maintenance affecting eScholarship@McGill, eTheses, some digitized content on Saturday, March 2

eScholarship@McGill as well as eTheses and locally digitized materials accessible through the Catalogue will be unavailable on Saturday, March 2, 2013 from 10:00pm to 1:00AM while maintenance work is being carried out on the server.

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Published on : 26 Oct 2012

New Digital Exhibition: Cultural Practices of Intermediality

Cultural Practices of Intermediality addresses this question through two case studies: the stage and the visual arts. In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, print proliferated in the theatrical and artistic realms, whether in books, magazines, libretti, playbills or printed images, to name but a few examples.

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Published on : 05 Oct 2012

New Digital Exhibition: Telling Stories: Nursery Rhymes, Fables and Fairy Tales from the Sheila R. Bourke Collection

Collecting children’s literature has been a lifelong passion for Mrs. Sheila R. Bourke and the donation of her collection to the McGill University Library has placed a magisterial research collection at the disposal of university scholars and students. The collection contains twenty-three hundred works of early and modern children's literature, written and illustrated by the most prominent names in the field, and spanning five centuries of artistic and literary creativity.

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Published on : 05 Oct 2012

Cyberthèque closed from Tuesday August 21st until Thursday August 23rd, 2012

Please note that the Cyberthèque in the Humanities and Social Sciences Library will be closed from Tuesday August 21st until Thursday August 23rd, 2012 to allow construction crews working on the McLennan-Redpath Terrace reconstruction access. The Cyberthèque will reopen on Friday August 24th, 2012.

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Published on : 20 Aug 2012

Classic Catalogue and self-check machines unavailable this weekend

The Classic Catalogue, self-check machines, and catalogue information in WorldCat Local will be unavailable this weekend as the Library's systems are upgraded.

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Published on : 17 Aug 2012

COLOMBO ILL service unavailable Aug 17-19

The COLOMBO ILL database will not be accessible to McGill users or to library staff from Friday August 17 to Sunday August 19 inclusive, due to installation of the new version of the software. The COLOMBO ILL database will re-open on Monday August 20, 2012.

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Published on : 16 Aug 2012

Scheduled downtime for server maintenance from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Several library services will be unavailable on Tuesday August 7th 2012 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm while maintenance work is being carried out on the server.

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Published on : 07 Aug 2012

New Digital Exhibition: Rosalynde Stearn Puppet Collection

From French marionettes of the eighteenth century to Canadian puppets of the twentieth, this exhibition brings before the public for the first time in many years, one of the most unusual of McGill treasures.

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Published on : 27 Jul 2012

New resource: HathiTrust provides full-text access to 3 million items

McGill faculty and students can now access about 3 million items from HathiTrust, a digital archive of library materials from research libraries around the world.

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Published on : 13 Jul 2012

Cyberthèque temporarily closed July 10-12

The Cyberthèque in Humanities and Social Sciences Library will be closed from Tuesday July 10 until Thursday July 12, 2012 while the McLennan-Redpath Terrace reconstruction crews update the plumbing system. The Cyberthèque will reopen on Friday July 13, 2012. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Published on : 09 Jul 2012

Cyberthèque temporarily closed Friday, Jul 6

Please note that the Cyberthèque, located in the basement of the Redpath Library Building, will be temporarily closed on Friday July 6, 2012 to allow crews working on the McLennan Terrace reconstruction project access to the foundation. The Cyberthèque will reopen on Saturday July 7, 2012.

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Published on : 05 Jul 2012

McLennan/Redpath Terrace Renovation Phase II

Work is underway on the renovation of the McLennan Terrace. During this time, the McLennan Library Building can only be accessed via the Redpath entrance.

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Published on : 26 Jun 2012

System maintenance affecting eScholarship@McGill, eTheses, some digitized content

eScholarship@McGill as well as eTheses and locally digitized materials accessible through the Catalogue will be unavailable on Thursday June 14th 2012 from 9:00pm to midnight while maintenance work is being carried out on the server.

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Published on : 14 Jun 2012

Renovations in Education Library impact access to collection, study rooms

Main collection at the Education Library inaccessible sooner than originally anticipated

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Published on : 13 Jun 2012

New Digital Exhibition: Celebrating the Winter Olympics 1924-2006

To commemorate the Winter Olympic Games that were held at Vancouver in February 2010, this exhibition presented a short history of Canadians’ participation at the Winter Olympics from 1924 to 2006.

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Published on : 05 Jun 2012