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McGill Library closed December 23 to January 2

The Library is closed for the holidays from Friday, December 23, 2016 through Monday, January 2, 2017, inclusive.

All branches will open on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.

Check the individual branch pages for specific opening hours:

Published: 14 Dec 2016

December 4, 2am to 5:30am - Links to Library e-resources won't work (EZproxy downtime)

Links to McGill Library e-resources will not work as expected Sunday, December 4, 2016 between 2:30am and 5am, due to scheduled maintenance to the EZproxy authentication system.

Published: 1 Dec 2016

RESOLVED: Problems with WorldCat search results

Update, November 29, 4:30pm: The problems with McGill holdings in WorldCat Local have been resolved.

We are currently experiencing problems with call number and location information not showing for physical items in our WorldCat Catalogue. We are working to resolve the issues as quickly as possible.

Published: 29 Nov 2016

Saturday, November 26: Schulich Library - temperature fluctuation

On  Saturday, November 26 from 3am to 5pm, Facilities will be performing renovation work that will affect temperatures in the Schulich Library of Physical Sciences, Life Sciences and Engineering. The steam distribution system in the Macdonald-Stewart Library Building (Schulich Library) will be shut down in order to fix six leaks before the winter season sets in. As a result, library users may experience colder than normal temperatures....

Published: 24 Nov 2016

RESOLVED: Classic Catalogue access problems from off campus

Update, November 23: Yesterday's issues affecting off-campus access to the Library's Classic Catalogue have been resolved.

We are currently experiencing issues with off-campus access to the Library's Classic Catalogue. From off campus, users encounter the error: Error 403 Forbidden | Access from IP address not allowed.

Published: 22 Nov 2016

Access to Nahum Gelber Law Library during exam period (December 7 - 20)

Update: Exam Period Access for Fall 2016

Published: 21 Nov 2016

New PCs at the Schulich Library of Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, and Engineering

Login times just got a lot faster for library users working at computer stations in room 413 at the Schulich Library of Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, and Engineering....

Published: 4 Nov 2016

Downtime for Classic Catalogue and other Library systems, November 3, 6am - 7am

Due to scheduled maintenance, the following services and systems will be unavailable between 6am and 7am, Thursday morning, November 3, 2016:

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.

Published: 1 Nov 2016

Jeffry Archer appointed Associate Dean, User Services

The McGill Library and Archives is pleased to welcome Jeffry Archer as the new Associate Dean, User Services, on a four-year term effective January 3, 2017.

Published: 27 Oct 2016

135 years of theses available online

In  conjunction with Open Access Week and Homecoming, 135 years of McGill graduate scholarship is now available online! Years in the making, the electronic thesis and dissertation collection now includes almost 42,000 open access McGill theses and dissertations dating back to 1881. Theses and dissertations are searchable by faculty and department, degree, or subject at

Published: 27 Oct 2016

Renaming announcement: Schulich Library of Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, and Engineering

Following the approval of the GD16-09 Renaming Proposal submitted to the Board of Governors on October 6, 2016, Dr. C....

Published: 21 Oct 2016

Library Blogs, Library Matters unavailable Tuesday, October 18, 8am to 9am

McGill Library Blogs and Library Matters will be unavailable Tuesday, October 18, 2016 from 8am to 9am for scheduled maintenance.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Published: 14 Oct 2016

Library hours over Thanksgiving weekend

Most Library branches will be closed on Monday, October 10 (Thanksgiving Day, Canada). Many Library branches will be open with modified hours for study over the weekend, with some offering services. Please visit the individual branch pages on the Library website for details regarding opening and service hours.

Published: 7 Oct 2016

Database trial: Drama Online

We have a trial of Drama Online until November 20, 2016. 

Published: 6 Oct 2016

Extended study hours at Macdonald Campus Library begin October 1

Extended study hours at Macdonald Campus Library will begin on October 1, 2016. From October 1 through December 20, in addition to the regular service hours, the Library will be open for study Monday to Thursday from 6 to 10pm and Saturdays from 12 to 8pm.

Published: 30 Sep 2016


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