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.

Access to the Érudit platform has been unavailable since Tuesday, March 21st, 2019 due to a major fire at the Réseau d’informations scientifiques du Québec (RISQ).  Technical teams are working to replace the damaged infrastructure as quickly as possible.

Updates will be shared on the Érudit Twitter account @eruditorg and we will provide notice when access is restored.

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.

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.

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.

The UBC Library DOES NOT subscribe to Harvard Business Review.

We have limited access through a subscription to EBSCOhost journal aggregator database “Business Source Complete.”

UPDATE : As an alternative to the “browse” method below, if you have followed a PURL into the EBSCOhost database, you can also re-do your search within the EBSCOhost Database to get to the PDF version of the HBR article.

What does this mean? It means that articles 1) cannot be Printed, 2) cannot be saved & 3) that permanent URLs (PURLs) will not work to give you the PDF. If you need to access an article from HBR, please browse for it by starting at the journal title level (it can be found using the eJournal Portal – the “Journal Titles” tab on the Library Homepage) and then going to the year, Volume, Issue and finally page for the article.

This is out of the Library’s hands as it is part of an agreement between Harvard & EBSCOhost.

The Ulrichsweb link (under hypertext “Title details from ulrichsweb.com” from the eJournal Portal’s result page is currently leading to the error message:

We do not have enough information.

We are working to resolve the issue.

You can still get to Ulrichsweb to see information about journals via our Resource page, and then search for the journal from there.

ProQuest eBook sites and Database sites will be off-line on August 18th & August 19th for maintenance.

eBooks will be down from approximately 9:00 a.m. PDT till 2:00 p.m. PDT August 18th.

Other resources will be down from 7:00 p.m. august 18th till 8 hours later on August 19th.

Note: times may change without notice as this is all happening on the ProQuest side.

Some resources affected include:

  • eBook Central
  • ProQuest Databases
  • ProQuest Congressional
  • ProQuest Dialog
  • Chadwyck-Healey databases

New search linking from EBSCOhost to the UBC Catalogue for Journals

When searching in EBSCOhost Databases, you will now see a new link next to Journal / Article results that has a “rainbow” book case:

 

This link will search for the journal ISSN in the UBC Catalogue so that you can see what Print holdings (as well as Online) the Library has. This will be particularly helpful for articles with poor or no images (when we have the Print) or for locating Archives of a journal (Print or Online) that go back farther than the EBSCOhost full text holdings.

WileyWiley OnLine Library Moving UPDATE Moved March 17 or 18 2018

Well, looks like the move happened. Site looks different and has some changes to functionality, I believe. Have a look HERE.

Please talk to your Subject or Liaison Librarian if you have any questions about using the site or its features. Contact us at the Help Form below to report any problems.

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We were just advised that Wiley will be migrating to their new platform this weekend [March 17th or 18th]. Redirects will be in place, but there will be no dual access period. Wiley does not anticipate any downtime. Although the base URL remains the same, the URLs at the journal level will be changing

Please report any problems to our Help Form.

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