The H. G. Thode Library of Science & Engineering will be closed on Saturday, October 9, 2004 because of a scheduled electrical power outage on west campus. We regret the inconvenience to patrons caused by necessary preventative maintenance work on the high voltage distribution system. The Thode Library will be open regular hours on Friday, October 8th and again on Sunday, October 10th. Complete information about library hours of service can be found at /about/thode_hours.htm
Special maintenance will occur during regular SciFinder Scholar downtime, between 5:00 pm on Saturday October 2nd and 1:00 am on Sunday October 3rd (EDT). Users are asked NOT to attempt to log on during this period.
ProQuest has scheduled a maintenance window beginning at 10pm EDT Friday October 8, 2004 - 10am EDT Saturday October 9, 2004. The following products will not be available during this time - ABI/INFORM, CBCA, Historical New York Times
For over 150 years, Scientific American has been the place to turn for understandable, authoritative reporting on the spectacular developments that have taken place in every field of science. Members of the McMaster University community can now access the complete editorial pages of the magazine published since January 1993 in high-quality PDF files.
Due to essential maintenance the Royal Society of Chemistry's Web Services the RSC web site, including its online journals and databases will be unavailable on Wednesday 15 September from 12:30pm to 3:00pm.
The Library has recently upgraded its Global Books in Print subscription to include over 500,000 full-text reviews. GBIP lists over 9 million English language book, audio book, and video titles published in the U.S., Canada, Great Britain, New Zealand and Australia.