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Black Friday for AACR and ASM journals

*UPDATE* Grey Monday? AACR titles are back. Still waiting on ASM. Previously… We’ve lost access to the current content published in our subscribed journals from the American Association for Cancer Research and the American Society for Microbiology.     We’re working to … Continue reading

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SAGE Journals – full archive not available

Our access to SAGE Journals content has recently changed. Until recently, we enjoyed access to the complete backfile for all SAGE journal titles. This has now been restricted to start with access from 1999. We continue to have access to … Continue reading Continue reading

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Taylor & Francis Informaworld – Scheduled Maintenance – Sept.27th, 2008

Taylor & Francis will be performing essential server maintenance on Saturday, September 27, 2008, resulting in intermittent access to informaworld. Two short periods of downtime are expected throughout the day which will last a maximum of thirty minutes. The informaworld … Continue reading Continue reading

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Proquest Databases – ACCESS Restored

Update: Monday, Sept.22nd Access restored. Friday, Sept.19th 1:00pm Access to the Proquest site and all databases is currently unavailable due to a server outage. Proquest is working to have service restored as quickly as possible. Continue reading

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Wiley InterScience Service Interruption – September 22nd, 2008

Due to essential site maintenance, access will be temporarily unavailable to Wiley InterScience on: Monday – September 22, 2008 starting at 7:00AM (PST) for approximately one hour. Continue reading

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Rewriting Proxy Server (RSVPN) – RESTORED

Update: Thursday, September 18th – 11:00am RSVPN is now available. UBC IT Services confirmed that the outage was due to a routing problem. Please report any continuing difficulties with RSVPN to the Library Systems Help Desk at 604-822-6725. Wednesday, September … Continue reading Continue reading

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RSC Website Service Disruption – September 20th, 2008

The RSC website at http://www.rsc.org will be unavailable on Saturday, September 20th between 9:30am and 1:30pm. The RSC apologises for any inconvenience this may cause. Continue reading

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SFX/UBC elink – RESTORED

Update: 11:00am UBC eLink is back on track. We apologize for any inconvenience. Tuesday, September 9th – 7:00am UBC eLink is temporarily unavailable. We are working to restore access as quickly as possible. Continue reading

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Firefox 3 and VPN

We’ve had reports from users that they are being denied access to a some of UBC Library online resources (ScienceDirect, Wiley Interscience etc.). It appears there are some incompatibilities with VPN and Firefox 3. Recommended solution – quit the browser … Continue reading Continue reading

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CiNii – scheduled power supply maintenance

CiNii and all other National Institute of Informatics (NII) services will be unavailable on Sunday, September 7th 2008 from 7:00am-9:00pm (JST) for power supply maintenance. The services that will be unavailable are as follows: – GeNii: NII Scholarly and Academic … Continue reading Continue reading

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