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Access Alert - Taylor & Francis

Thu, November 16, 2017 11:35 AM to Tue, November 21, 2017 12:00 PM
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Due to a scheduled update to the platform, some functionality related to account registration and editing on Taylor & Francis Online will not be available beginning Monday, November 20th at 8:30 pm through Tuesday, November 21st at 11:30 am PST.  We apologize for any inconvenience and hope this interruption will create minimal disruption to our users’ research.

Access Alert - OCLC

Fri, November 3, 2017 11:00 AM to Sun, November 5, 2017 3:00 AM
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Beginning Sunday November 5th at midnight through 3am 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.

A Redesigned eScholarship

Thu, November 2, 2017 1:45 PM to Sat, December 2, 2017 1:45 PM
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California Digital Library is pleased to announce the launch of a major redesign of eScholarship, the University of California’s Open Access repository.

Through this redesign, eScholarship offers a strong consortial repository solution containing custom access layers and brand identity for each of our ten UC campuses and 70+ academic journals. The redesign also meets the WCAG 2.0 AA standard for ADA accessibility, scales for mobile and tablet devices, and features a flexible design that allows for multiple content display options and customizable landing pages.

To learn more, visit the eScholarship redesign forum here.

Access Alert - OCLC

Fri, October 27, 2017 4:35 PM to Sun, October 29, 2017 4:00 AM
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Beginning Saturday, October 28th at 6pm through Sunday, October 29th at 3am PDT, 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.

Taylor & Francis Ebooks Get a New Platform

Tue, October 24, 2017 1:30 PM
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Taylor & Francis is transitioning ebook content from the CRCnetBase platform and its other associated ebook collections to their new Ebook platform. As of October 31st, T&F will be placing permanent redirects from the old content to the new platform. Content to be migrated includes the following platforms:

STMnetBASE

BIOMEDICALSCIENCEnetBASE

CivilEngineeringnetBASE

ElectricalEngineeringnetBASE

ENGnetBASE

ENVIROnetBASE

FOODnetBASE

FORENSICnetBASE

InfoSECURITYnetBASE

ITECHnetBASE

MATHnetBASE

MechanicalEngineeringnetBASE

STATSnetBASE

Overlap access to both platforms is currently provided. The new platform has a minimal design and is keyword search-driven, with the ability to refine results using filters such as subject, publication date, and publisher imprint. The new platform is under development with features such as browse by subject, online reader integration for all titles, branding and additional limit/sort options in the future.

Check out the new platform here.

 

Access Alert - OCLC

Mon, October 23, 2017 1:10 PM to Sat, October 28, 2017 3:00 AM
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Beginning Friday, October 27th at 11:30pm through Saturday, October 28th at 2am PDT, 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.

New Release of Reaxys®

Wed, October 4, 2017 2:25 PM to Sat, November 4, 2017 2:25 PM
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Elsevier launched a new release of Reaxys®. According to the Elsevier press release, this release combines a streamlined user interface with search and indexing enhancements powered by machine learning algorithms to ensure maximum discoverability. It also includes more compounds and patent content from Asia.

Some of the new improvements:

* An intuitive user interface with Quick Search options and a drag-and-drop Query Builder interface to help all users quickly search for literature or compound properties using keywords, structure or reaction drawings, and more

* An enhanced literature search 

* Inclusion of Asian-language patents data from China, Taiwan, Japan and South Korea.

* Extending the range of searchable content to include Reaxys index terms and compounds from more than 15,000 chemistry-related periodicals

Check out the Reaxys® Quick Start Guide for more details. The new release can also be accessed via the top banner of the current Reaxys®.

Access Alert - OCLC

Wed, October 4, 2017 1:15 PM to Mon, October 9, 2017 3:00 AM
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On Saturday, October 7th at 11:30pm to Sunday, October 8th at 1:30am 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 - OCLC

Mon, September 25, 2017 9:15 AM to Wed, September 27, 2017 5:00 AM
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On Tuesday, September 26th at 11pm to Wednesday, September 27th at 4am PDT, 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 - OCLC

Wed, September 13, 2017 10:30 AM to Sun, September 17, 2017 5:30 AM
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On Saturday, September 16th at 11pm to Sunday, September 17th at 4:15am PDT, 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.

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