Category Archives: SFX

GreenFILE: Undergoing Some Adjustment

GreenFILE *UPDATE* UBC eLink is in GreenFILE now. Do to some ongoing adjustments by the provider of the GreenFILE database, the familiar UBC eLink button… …is not displaying next to articles. To see if we have an article, take the … Continue reading

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Print Journals & eJournals in the OPAC: a Change to Online Linking

As you may have noticed, there have been some changes in how the UBC Online Public Access Catalogue (the OPAC) looks. One change involves the addition of a blue “Action Box” on the right when you look at an item’s … Continue reading

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ScienceDirect: UBC eLink Not Working

Due to recent changes Elsevier made to its ScienceDirect platform, our UBC eLink buttonĀ  is not working as it should (you get a “Server not found” error). Elsevier is working to resolve this problem. If you find a reference, citation … Continue reading

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UBC eLink: Down Saturday, January 23, 2010

<=Sadly, this little gem that you know and love, will be OUT OF ORDER on Saturday, January 23 from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. (or later). And linking from the Library catalogue to ejournals via Online access or Alternate online … Continue reading

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UBC eLink (SFX): Down at 2:00

*UPDATE* …and we’re back online. Yikes! We’ve lost it for the moment. Stay tuned.

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SFX Pop-Up Menu: “Related” Full-Text Links

A clarification needs to be made about links claiming “Full text available” on the SFX pop-up menu. Links near the top of the menu (usually right under the journal or article title) try to connect you to THAT journal / … Continue reading

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MEDLINE with Full Text: Links to Blank Page

*UPDATE* – Links working now. Somewhere, someone altered all the internal journal IDs for the MEDLINE with Full Text titles (not us, honest!). As a result, links from our ejournal A-Z list and our button go to a mostly blank … Continue reading

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AnthroSource & Google Scholar: Linking issues

From Google Scholar (or from our own Citation eLinker, for that matter), trying to resolve to the article level via our button results in being dropped at a rather bare AnthroSource page… a journal cover but no volumes to even … Continue reading

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Google Scholar & UBC eLink: Dare I Say Success?

Searches in Google Scholar are yielding much more consistent results. Possible links are almost always listed as “UBC eLink” and only occasionally as “UBC Library Catalogue” (both go to the same SFX menu). But, alas, no yet. Some problems still … Continue reading

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Google Scholar & UBC eLink: Still a Mess

See the later post above. Or you can read about past problems

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