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ProQuest downtime, January 27, 10pm through January 28, 6am

On Saturday, January 27, 2018, ProQuest will launch an 8-hour product maintenance window worldwide to upgrade infrastructure and enhance security.

Between 10pm, Saturday, January 27 and 6am, Sunday, January 28, most of our ProQuest resources will be unavailable. 

We apologize for any inconvenience.

 

Published: 10 Jan 2018

Library Blogs, Library Matters unavailable Thursday, December 21, 8:30am to 9am

McGill Library Blogs and Library Matters will be unavailable Thursday, December 21, 2017 from 8:30am to 9am for a scheduled upgrade.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Published: 20 Dec 2017

McGill Library closed December 23 to January 2

The Library is closed for the holidays from Saturday, December 23, 2017 through Tuesday, January 2, 2018, inclusive.

All branches will open on Wednesday, January 3, 2018.

Check the individual branch pages for specific opening hours: http://www.mcgill.ca/library/branches

 

 

Published: 12 Dec 2017

uPrint service will be unavailable from Dec. 14 at 5pm until Dec. 15 at 6am

The uPrint service will be unavailable due to an upgrade on Thursday, December 14 at 5pm until Friday, December 15 at approximately 6am. 

·         Print jobs attempted during the upgrade will not be accepted; no warning message will be sent.

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Published: 7 Dec 2017

RESOLVED: Issue with access to Classic Catalogue

Update, December 1, 2pm: This issue has been resolved. 

We are currently experiencing an issue with the Classic Catalogue. It is safe to use and continues to operate normally but anyone trying to access it will see a security error that they need to bypass in order to use it.

Library staff and McGill IT are working to fix technical issues that are causing the security error. 

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Published: 1 Dec 2017

Exam Period Access to Nahum Gelber Law Library for Fall 2017

From November 27 to December 21, McGill students will be 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 December 8 to December 21 examination period....

Published: 28 Nov 2017

Starting December 8, book group study rooms two weeks in advance

Starting December 8, the Library’s room booking system will be accepting reservations 2 weeks in advance. This change will lead to a more equitable sharing of study spaces through the online system. Library users will still be able to book group study rooms for up to 2 hours at a time and may book up to 4 hours per week.

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Published: 15 Nov 2017

2017 Pam and Rolando Del Maestro William Osler Medical Students Essay Awards

Huge congratulations to the winners of the 2017 Pam and Rolando Del Maestro William Osler Medical Students Essay Awards!

1st place (tie): Clare Fogarty - "Sanitation, Sanity, and (Moral) Suitability: The History of the Medical Inadmissibility of Immigrants into Canada (1840s-1950s)" (Mentor: Professor David Wright)

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Published: 14 Nov 2017

Rare Books and Special Collections Travel Research Grants are accepting proposals

The McGill Library is currently accepting applications for three travel research grants to facilitate on-site research with our Rare Books and Special Collections.

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Published: 8 Nov 2017

Library Blogs, Library Matters unavailable Tuesday, November 7, 8:30am to 9am

McGill Library Blogs and Library Matters will be unavailable Tuesday, November 7, 2017 from 8:30am to 9am for a scheduled upgrade.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Published: 3 Nov 2017

System maintenance affecting WorldCat Catalogue and EZproxy, Sunday, November 5 from 2am to 6am

The WorldCat Catalogue could be unavailable and links to McGill Library e-resources may not work as expected between 2am and 6am, Sunday morning, November 5, 2017, due to scheduled maintenance to WorldCat and the EZproxy authentication service.

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Published: 31 Oct 2017

SSMU's Library Improvement Fund now accepting proposals

For over two decades, the Library Improvement Fund (LIF) has invested in the most important Library needs of the undergraduate student body in order to enrich the student academic experience. This fund is administered by the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) and is made up of a fee contribution of $8.50 per full-time student per semester, matched equally by alumni donors....

Published: 27 Oct 2017

System maintenance affecting WorldCat Catalogue and EZproxy, Saturday, October 28 from 2am to 4:30am

The WorldCat Catalogue could be unavailable and links to McGill Library e-resources may not work as expected between 2am and 4:30am, Saturday morning, October 28, 2017, due to scheduled maintenance to WorldCat and the EZproxy authentication service.

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Published: 24 Oct 2017

Thanksgiving Monday closures - October 9, 2017

Please note that all Library branches except the Humanities and Social Sciences Library will be closed on Monday, October 9 in observance of Thanksgiving.

The Humanities and Social Sciences Library will be open for study 9am to 9pm but no services will be provided.

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Published: 25 Sep 2017

RESOLVED: Issues with print holdings in the McGill WorldCat catalogue

Update, September 18: The issues with the display of print holdings in WorldCat have now been resolved.

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Published: 6 Sep 2017

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