UPDATE: SITE BACK UP

 

The Walter de Gruyter site (ebooks & ejournals) is down for maintenance.

Stay tuned for updates

Access Restored

Taylor & Francis eBook site seems to be down.

We are in contact with T&F. Stay Tuned!

Error 401

Sorry, you don’t seem to have access to this page.

 

UPDATE : RESTORED

Please clear the browser history (cache & cookies) if you experienced problems.

Summon, our discovery service, is offline at the moment.

Please use the eJournal Portal (Journal Titles tab on the Homepage) for journal searches, or look in the Catalogue for ebooks.

Watch for updates.

UPDATE: Off-Campus Access has been restored as of Sunday, Feb.9, 7:00PM (PST) .
Please clear your cache and cookies.
If problems persist, contact us via our Help Form.

ScienceDirect => Off-Campus Access Blocked

EZproxy (off-campus access, where you log in with your CWL) has been blocked by ScienceDirect. We are working to get the block lifted for the weekend.  Stay Tuned!

UPDATE – Summon back up (10:35 a.m.)

Summon down this morning

All Summon searches lead to an error “APPLICATION ERROR”  Your search has failed to complete. Please try again.

Other institutions are experiencing the same problem, and it is being worked on.

Stay tuned for updates!

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.

Connect to Library Resources

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.

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