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Access Alert - OCLC

Thu, February 15, 2018 9:55 AM to Sun, February 25, 2018 4:00 AM
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Beginning Saturday, February 24th at 7pm through Sunday, February 25th at 4am PST, OCLC will be performing systems maintenance which may make online catalog services unavailable to our patrons. We apologize for any inconvenience and hope this interruption will create minimal disruption to our users’ research.

Access Alert - ICPSR websites

Tue, February 13, 2018 11:05 AM to Sun, February 18, 2018 1:00 PM
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On Sunday, February 18th, from 7am to 1pm PST, the ICPSR website and all its special topic archive sites will be down for maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience and hope this interruption will create minimal disruption to our users’ research.

Access Alert - OCLC

Fri, February 2, 2018 10:55 AM to Sun, February 4, 2018 3:05 AM
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On Saturday, February 3rd at 11pm through Sunday, February 4th at 3am PDT, OCLC will be performing systems maintenance which may make online catalog services briefly unavailable to our patrons. We apologize for any inconvenience and hope this interruption will create minimal disruption to our users’ research.

Access Alert - Proquest

Thu, January 25, 2018 2:20 PM to Sat, January 27, 2018 3:20 AM
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Beginning on Saturday, January 27th at 7pm through Sunday, January 28th at 3am, ProQuest will be conducting maintenance to upgrade infrastructure, enhance security, and maintain reliability of its products. During this 8-hour window, some ProQuest products like ProQuest databases will be unavailable. We apologize for any inconvenience and hope this interruption will create minimal disruption to our users’ research.

Access Alert - Proquest

Wed, January 17, 2018 1:10 PM to Sat, January 20, 2018 4:10 PM
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ProQuest Ebook Central and LibCentral platforms will be unavailable from 10am to 4pm Saturday, January 20th for scheduled maintenance. Access to ebooks via these platforms may not be available during this time. We apologize for any inconvenience and hope this interruption will create minimal disruption to our users’ research.

MyiLibrary Transition to Ebook Central

Tue, December 19, 2017 10:20 AM to Mon, January 22, 2018 10:20 AM
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In the coming weeks, current MyiLibrary content will transition to ProQuest’s Ebook Central, a new, full service ebook platform that delivers an intuitive and easy-to-use research experience. Our patrons will still have access to ebook content previously supplied through MyiLibrary, just under a new and improved Ebook Central homepage. Please note: patron bookshelves will not transfer to Ebook Central from the previous MyiLibrary platform. Once transition is complete in early 2018, patrons will need to create a new login and bookshelf for their former MyiLibrary content.

Access Alert - OCLC

Tue, December 19, 2017 10:00 AM to Sat, December 30, 2017 5:00 AM
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Beginning Friday December 29th at 5pm through Saturday, December 30th at 5am PST, OCLC will be conducting system maintenance that could result in periods of intermittent service interruptions and delayed response times. We apologize for any inconvenience and hope this interruption will create minimal disruption to our users’ research.

Duke University Press Journals Move to Silverchair Platform

Wed, December 6, 2017 11:40 AM to Fri, January 26, 2018 11:40 AM
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Duke University Press Journals has transitioned from Highwire to the Silverchair platform as of late November 2017. This transition to Silverchair will provide a more integrated user experience for all humanities and social sciences content from Duke University Press, granting researchers more opportunities to discover related works and other content relevant to their needs. The new site is also natively mobile, adapting to devices of any size.

Duke UP advises that if users experience any issues with access, please clear your browser’s cache. Contact platformqueries@dukeupress.edu if you have any questions or need to report an access issue.

 

Oxford Updates Biography & Music/Art Databases

Tue, December 5, 2017 11:00 AM to Fri, January 26, 2018 11:00 AM
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Oxford University Press (OUP) is in the process of updating a number of their database sites. American National Biography Online and Oxford Dictionary of National Biography were updated in late November 2017.  Oxford Music Online and Oxford Art Online will update by December 7th.  Domain URLs will remain the same for all databases; however, article and page location within the domain sites may have changed. OUP has implemented re-directs within the sites in response to those changes. With these updates, OUP hopes to enhance discoverability and improve search capabilities, have more frequent content updates, and allow for social media integration, so users can share content across channels.

Access Alert - Proquest Ebook Central and Taylor & Francis Online

Mon, November 27, 2017 11:05 AM to Sat, December 2, 2017 3:00 PM
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On Saturday, December 2nd, ProQuest’s Ebook Central will be unavailable due to security maintenance from 10am through 3pm PST, as will Taylor & Francis Online from midnight to 1am PST. Ebooks via these platforms may not be available during these times. We apologize for any inconvenience and hope this interruption will create minimal disruption to our users’ research.

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