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Communication Abstracts now available online

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Filed under Library News:  Mills Innis e-Resources

Communication Abstracts is a comprehensive source of information about communication-related publications on a world-wide scale. Communication Abstracts covers communication-related articles, reports, papers, and books from a variety of publishers, research institutions, and information sources.
Coverage includes not only communication literature but also literature in other disciplines that is relevant to communication researchers. CA has recently expanded its coverage to include international literature in film studies, the role of technology in human communications, risk communication, crisis communication and public opinions
Dates of Coverage: 1977 - current; bimonthly updates
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Need Help Using MacConnect Wireless?

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Filed under Library News:  Mills Innis Thode Instruction
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A representative from CIS will be visiting Mills, Innis and Thode libraries to answer any MacConnect Wireless questions. The following dates and times have been booked so far:

Tuesday September 28, 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. THODE LOWER LEVEL
Wednesday September 29, 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. MILLS LOBBY
Tuesday October 5, 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. MILLS LOBBY
Wednesday October 6, 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. MILLS LOBBY
Thursday October 7, 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. INNIS LIBRARY


Award-Winning Marketing Campaign Takes to the Field for a Second Season

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Thode Library will be closed on Oct. 9, 2004 for power outage.

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Filed under Library News:  Thode Alerts

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


SciFinder Scholar - maintenance scheduled - October 2nd

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Filed under Library News:  Thode Alerts e-Resources

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 - maintenance window - October 8th

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Filed under Library News:  Mills Innis Thode Alerts

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


Business Source Premiere - trial extended to March 30, 2005

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Filed under Library News:  Innis Trial e-Resources

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Scientific American now available online

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Filed under Library News:  Mills Thode e-Resources

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.


HSL to be closed on Saturday, October 2, 2004

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Filed under Library News:  Alerts

The Health Sciences Library will be closed on Saturday, 2 October 2004, because of a scheduled electical power outage in our area of the Health Sciences Centre.

Because of the power outage, the Health Sciences Library web server and our homepage may be out of service throughout the day. Patrons are reminded that they can still access all our electronic resources by going through MORRIS, or through the e-Resources database during any period in which our home page may be unavailable.

We regret the inconvenience to patrons caused by necessary annual maintenance of the electrical system in the hospital.

We are open regular hours on Friday, the 1st of October, and again on Sunday, the 3rd of October. Complete information about our regular hours of service can be obtained here.


Welcome to the New Library News & Events Blog!

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Welcome to the redesigned Library News & Events page. Library News & Events is now being published in Weblog (or "blog") format with a variety of new and useful features:

  • All Library news stories are now archived by date and category.
  • A new search feature allows you to search through the archives, or you can browse by date and category.
  • RSS Feeds ("Rich Site Summary" or "Really Simple Syndication") are available for all Library news or for specific categories of news items.

More information on RSS is available here. Let us know if you have any questions.


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