UPDATE => ScienceDirect restored.

Elsevier has restored access to ScienceDirect.

They blocked access for almost a full day due to “Systematic downloading of significant amounts of data”. Please read about the use of Library-licensed online resources.

Do not use automated software to download articles. If you wish to do Text & Data Mining or other high-download activities, contact our Licensing Unit to see what is possible. In some cases, all the Provider needs is notification beforehand.

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At this time, ScienceDirect (ebooks & ejournals from Elsevier) appears to be blocked for off-campus Access via EZproxy.

We are investigating.

Stay tuned.

Update : Site back up

ProQuest eBook Central seems to be down. Error message says “Cannot connect to the server.”

We are investigating.

Stay tuned.

UPDATE – move went well with few problems reported!

Due to a migration to new servers by our third-party eResources Discovery provider, the eJournal Portal (our ejournal linking from the “Journal Titles” tab on the Library Homepage) and our Citation Linker (also known as UBC eLink – the page with a big blue button that links citations to full text) will be offline for 24 hours starting at 5:00 p.m. PST on Friday, February 8th.

Summon and the Catalogue will be partially affected. Only links that go directly to articles, journals, books, videos, etc. will work during this time.

Users can also use direct article links on Google Scholar during this time, but not UBC eLink.

Much more technical info HERE.

For additional assistance, please contact your nearest library branch, or report any problems via the Help Form.

The Walter de Gruyter website, which host many ebooks (including Harvard and Columbia) is verrrrrry slow.

We have a ticket in to de Gruyter.

Please be patient while we work on this issue. The page will load… eventually.

Happy Holidays!

The eResources & Access Team will be away till January 2nd. The University is closed till then as well.

Please continue to report any access problems via our HELP FORM, and we will look into it in the New Year.

UPDATE Access to Wiley ebooks restored.

Loss of access to many Wiley Online eBooks.

We are working on a solution, stay tuned!

Report any problems via our Help Form.

Off-campus access to ScienceDirect (Elsevier) ejournals & ebooks has been restored via EZproxy.

If you had problems yesterday, clear the history (cache & cookies) from your browser before trying to connect.

Report any problems via our Help Form.

Taylor & Francis ebooks:

UPDATE: PROBLEM RESOLVED.

Please clear the history (cache & cookies) from your browser if you had a recent problem with Taylor & Francis ebooks.

Off-Campus access via EZproxy is down. We are working on it. Stay Tuned!

UPDATE : Access off campus has been restored. Please clear your browser history (cache & cookies) if you were having access problems.

If problems persist, contact us via our Help Form.

PsychiatryOnline is down for off-campus access.

This site (with all its ebooks and other content – including DSM-5) can currently be accessed on campus only.

The issue is being worked on. Stay tuned!

Certain ebook URLs are breaking and leading to the Off-Campus AccessOops” page (even when users are on campus).

Mostly, these are ebooks that were on the old eBook Library platform (retired some time ago) and are now on the ProQuest eBoook Central platform.

We are working on the issue and hope for a solutions soon.

If faced with this error message, please try searching for the ebook HERE .

Please report any problems via our Help Form.

 

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