Alerts

Course Reserves and Classic MORRIS Problems

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Filed under Library News:  Alerts

Course Reserves and the Classic MORRIS version of the library catalogue are currently experiencing problems. We are working on it, and will post an update as soon as more is known.


Twitter Contest Continues!

Submitted by lib on
Filed under Library News:  Mills Innis Thode Alerts Events

Our Twitter contest continues with a new tweet and prize for October!


Search Change to EEBO (Early English Books Online)

Submitted by libadling on
Filed under Library News:  Mills Alerts e-Resources

The EEBO database provides digital facsimile images of approximately 120,000 books published in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and British North America between 1473 and 1700.  Information about these books is searchable within EEBO,


Help Test ELM Today

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Filed under Library News:  Alerts

In order to more fully test the ELM learning management system, students and instructors are being asked to log onto the system between 10 am - 1 pm on Saturday, September 26th. Users will still encounter slowdowns, but in order for the system provider to complete the next phase of its work to bring ELM back to its full capability, it is important to have a significant number of users accessing the system.


Twitter Contest!

Submitted by lib on
Filed under Library News:  Mills Innis Thode Alerts

Your library is giving away cool monthly prizes in September, October, November and December 2009!


Library Website Upgrade & Downtime

Submitted by lib on
Filed under Library News:  Alerts

The content management system that powers library.mcmaster.ca (Drupal) is overdue for a much-needed plumbing upgrade. We're planning to upgrade the system on Tuesday, August 18th, between 18:00-20:00, during which time the library website will be unavailable. The Health Sciences Library website and the Library Catalogue will still be available during this time.

We appreciate your patience while we continue to improve the library website.


New Database: Canadian Points of View Reference Centre

Submitted by libadling on
Filed under Library News:  Alerts e-Resources

Should books be banned? What about bottled water? Ebsco's Canadian Points of View Reference Centre provides point-counterpoint overviews of controversial topics along with a selection of fulltext articles drawn from Canadian and international magazines and newspapers.


Scheduled Maintenance: 2.0 Toolbox Blogs

Submitted by lib on
Filed under Library News:  Alerts

On Wednesday, February 18, starting at 8 pm Eastern, we will be upgrading the software that powers the blogs on the 2.0 Toolbox.


Digital Commons Upgrade: January 30/31

Submitted by libperkovic on
Filed under Library News:  Alerts Web Resources

Digital Commons will be undergoing an upgrade: Friday, January 30, between midnight and 3:00 A.M. Saturday, January 31. We will experience a service disruption during this time, though it is unlikely the service outage will extend through the entire time.


Pharos Client Upgrade

Submitted by liblawlord on
Filed under Library News:  Mills Innis Thode Alerts

Want to use the library printers from your laptop? This updated software should do the trick...


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