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.


Sorry to report that a number of Cambridge eBooks are linking to the wrong title.

A fix is in the works.

If this happens to you, go to the Cambridge Core eBooks site and do a search from there.

To help direct your students to their course readings and specific web pages please refer to our help page on “Creating Persistent URLs”.

Persistent URLs (PURLS) for web pages, course readings and e-books on their own do not allow the system to authenticate users. This means that your PURLS won’t work when accessed from off-campus. To avoid having this happen you will have to add the following prefix to your PURL: http://ezproxy.library.ubc.ca/login?url=. This prefix will prompt students to log-in using their CWL before accessing the article, allowing the system to confirm that the user is a current UBC student, faculty or staff-member.

Go to the following page for assistance in Creating Persistent URLs


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