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Resources for alumni (Physical Sciences & Engineering): Find articles & books

Find articles & books at McGill Library

To access e-resources from off-campus, you will be asked to log-in with your McGill username (i.e., your McGill email address) and password.  If you do not have a McGill username or your log-in is no longer active, please register with the McGill Alumni Online Community.  

To borrow books and other print materials from the Library, you can purchase a McGill Library Borrowing Card for Alumni.

Access to e-books & databases from the BAnQ

Québec residents can subscribe to resources for free from the Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec, which would allow you to access the following e-books and databases from home:

  • Academic Search Complete
  • Access Science
  • Applied Science and Technology Source
  • Books24/7 EngineeringPro & ITPro
  • CPS : Compendium des produits et spécialités pharmaceutiques
  • Essential Chemistry Online
  • Environment Complete
  • General Science Full Text
  • New Book of Popular Science
  • Safari Tech Books Online
  • Science Reference Center
  • Techniques de l'ingénieur

See the complete list of science and technology e-resources available.

3 ways to increase the number of your results:

- Brainstorm synonyms for your concepts.

- Remove quotes around your search terms if you used them.

- Search another resource.

3 ways to decrease the number of your results:

- Place quotes around search terms that you would like to appear in a document as a phrase.

- Add an additional concept to your search strategy.

- Search for one or more of your concepts in the title of the publication.

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